Join our Cleanup Campaign!

this year the Mayors’ Grand River Cleanup will be a week-long campaign running from Sept 10th-17th. Groups of 5 + people can sign up below to adopt a site to clean at their convenience throughout this time.

**Only one person from your group needs to use the adopt a site button to secure your location, but all volunteers need to register below to participate.

 

Attend the Kickoff Celebration!

On Sept 10 Everyone is welcome & Encouraged to come celebrate the start of this year’s cleanup at our free kickoff event! There will be speeches, opportunities to clean along the Grand River, lunch for all & a beer garden for 21+ w/ valid ID*. Bags & Gloves will be provided. Dress Casually & wear waking shoes. See below for more details and to Register.

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO PARTICIPATE:

For questions and concerns please contact mayorscleanup@wmeac.org

KICKOFF EVENT:

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH; 9AM TO 2PM GILLETT BRIDGE, DOWNTOWN GRAND RAPIDS (Across from Gerald R. Ford Museum) Free Food, Drinks, & River cleanups

CLEANUP CAMPAIGN:

SEPTEMBER 10TH – SEPTEMBER 17TH
ADOPT A SITE IN YOUR COMMUNITy.
Materials will be provided

Kickoff Event Schedule:

9-9:30am: Check-in, light snacks, & coffee
9:30-10am: Welcome speeches from mayors & WMEAC
10am-12pm: Clean up the Grand River (wear walking shoes)
12-2pm: Lunch for all & Beer Garden for 21+ w/ valid ID*

This event is free and open to all ages!

2021 Kick off Event | WMEAC | Photos by Sara rose

Participant Registration

Get your 2022 Mayors' Cleanup T-Shirt

If you’d like to purchase a t-shirt to commemorate this great event, please order yours today! Paying online ahead of time reserves a shirt that can be picked up at the above locations. We will also be bringing any shirts we don’t sell online to the Kickoff event for participants to purchase there.

T shirts purchased online can be picked up on or after Sept 9 at the WMEAC office OR we can bring them to the event and they can pick them up there. T-shirts will NOT be mailed if you are unable to attend.

Color is subject to change.

Site Adoption

Name(Required)
Please select which type of cleanup site you are interested in.(Required)

Sponsors

Grand River

Rotary Club of GR
GM Holdings
SMG/Devos Convention Center
City of GR - Office of Equity & Engagement
Mobile GR

Blue Bridge

Spectrum Health
Key Green Solutions
OST

Tributaries

Covanta
Foresight Management
Fusion Financial
GR Public Museum
Mark Huizenga Systems Consulting
Schrem’s Trout Unlimited 

River's Edge

Fishbeck
WM Chapter Air & Waste Management Association 
LGROW
Mika Meyer