2013 Great American Cleanup - April-May
Join the thousands of Rockland County residents who will remove tons of litter from our streets, parks and waterways and help make our communities cleaner, healthier and more beautiful. In 2012, over 3,000 volunteers thoughout the county participated in the Great American Cleanup (GAC), an event that brings out over 4 million volunteers nationwide. Be a part of the 2013 campaign! Click on the map to see registered cleanups. Find KiRBy and win a prize!
Supply Pickup Location and Hours
Supplies can now be picked up or dropped off at the KRB office, 120-126 N Main St., New CIty. Please call ahed so we can have your supplies ready (845)708-9164.
Report your Cleanup Results online
After your cleanup, please REPORT YOUR RESULTS ONLINE HERE and submit photos you would like to share using the same online form
Ways to Volunteer to Cleanup
Lead your own cleanup
Know of a neighborhood in need of a cleanup? Go out on your own or energize friends, family, colleagues or neighbors to join you. Then register your cleanup online. You can choose any date in April or May that works for you. KRB will provide you with free trash bags, a GAC t-shirt and reusable tote bag. We have litter grabbers available for sale or loan. Scout badges are available for a small donation.
Participate in someone else’s cleanup
Prefer to volunteer to power someone else’s cleanup and give a crew the extra muscle needed to rid a neighborhood of trash? Just indicate your interest on your registration and we can help team you team up with a cleanup crew.
Pascack Brook Cleanup in Nanuet – June 9th
Donna Drygas, a long time KRB volunteer, is organizing a cleanup of the Pascack Brook in Nanuet on Sunday, June 9th, 11am-1pm. If you are Interested in spending an hour or two cleaning up this area (which is currently heavily littered), please register online or call 845-708-9164 for more information. Read May 3rd Patch Article with Photos
Engage in community service AND earn money for your school! With a School Bag-A-Thon, students collect pledges from family and friends before getting out to participate in the Great American Cleanup. The funds raised go back to support the school. The Bag-A-Thon is an opportunity to engage students in service-learning that raises awareness about the environment and the importance of civic engagement.
If you would like to learn more about how your school can participate in a Bag-A-Thon event, please download the information below:
School Bag-A-Thon Information Sheet and School Bag-A-Thon Pledge Form.
Congratulations to Bag-A-Thon participants Woodglen, Link and James A. Farley Elementary schools. Woodglen raised over $100 for their butterfly garden. Link collected nearly $200 for their garden, and Farley raised over $300 for the Student Council Fund. The students at Farley give a special thanks to the Stony Point Market for their generous Bag-A-Thon pledge.