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Opportunity Details

Central Eastside (CEIC) riverside cleanup event starting at OMSI

Join together with community members to clean up the Willamette riverfront. SOLVE's Beach and River Cleanup is a state-wide event presented by focusing on litter removal next to our beautiful waterways. This event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal. Help keep Portland clean and healthy to ensure it can be enjoyed by all! 

Masks or face coverings are required at check-in and at any time where social-distancing is not possible.


When: Saturday, September 25, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Staggered Check-In: Event check-in will run from 9:00 AM to 9:30 AM. Arrive any time during this window. This will allow for a smaller crowd than checking in all at once. The event will run through 11:30 AM.

Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time so you can sign our electronic waiver to help avoid crowding during check-in.​

Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting in OMSI south parking lot.

Address: 2201 SE 2nd Pl, Portland, OR 97214. Map Link

What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and work gloves are provided for all participants.

What to Bring: Please come wearing closed-toed shoes. If it is a hot day, please come wearing sunscreen and consider bringing a hat and a filled reusable water bottle. If you bring personal belongins, please make sure to also bring a backpack so your hands are free to pick up trash. Feel free to bring the following items to help us reduce the number of disposable supplies we distribute: Garden or work gloves, litter grabber. 

Parking: Paid street parking is available near the meeting location.

Bathrooms: There will be porta-potties available during this event. Please plan accordingly.

Accessibility: The check-in location will be in an area that is wheelchair accessible. The majority of the cleanup area is on city sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible.

Youth Volunteers: Youth are welcome if accompanied by an attentive adult. Youth volunteers ages 14-17 can come without their guardian if their guardian prints and signs a youth waiver form and the youth volunteer brings it with them. Find the link to youth waiver form here. Youth Waiver Form

Group Registration: One person can become a team lead and reserve volunteer spots for the rest of their team. Please read our Group Registration Instructions to learn how. 


Contact: Contact peter@solveoregon.org with any registration questions.

 
Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 1+, Minimum Age:14+

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
Tax Id #93-0579286
 
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