Our City, Our Home

SOLVE and the City of Portland are working together to clean up Portland's parks, neighborhoods, business districts and everything in between. Now is your chance to get involved in this city-wide effort to remove litter from our community. Join an existing cleanup or become a SOLVE leader and create your own in a neighborhood of choice. Together, our goal of making Portland’s public spaces safer and more welcoming can begin today. 

Upcoming Cleanup Events:

Thursday, May 16, 11am to 1pm, Buckman Neighborhood Cleanup

Friday, May 17, 12pm to 1pm, Downtown Litter Pickup

Saturday, May 18, 10am to 1pm, University Park and Portsmouth Neighborhood Cleanup

Saturday, June 1, 9:15pm to 11:30pm, PGE-SOLVE Starlight Parade Cleanup

Friday and Saturday June 14 and 15, Pick It Up, Portland!

Saturday, June 22, 9am to 12pm, Cleanup Johnson Creek

Saturday, July 13 8:30am to 11am, The Big Float Cleanup

Join an existing cleanup or create your own. All event supplies are provided including bags, gloves, litter grabbers, and safety vests. Just come dressed for the weather and bring a filled, reusable water bottle. 

For more information contact Program Coordinator Larissa Gordon at larissa@solveoregon.org or 503-844-9571 Ext. 332.


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Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
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