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Downtown Portland Cleanup- Waterfront Park at Burnside Bridge

 



Portland is a strong, resilient city, but it needs help. Join SOLVE for a day of downtown litter cleanups to beautify our city, keep our waterways clean, and protect local wildlife from the harmful effects of trash. Enjoy the sights of downtown Portland and know that the work you are engaging in has many benefits for our community, our local businesses, and our environment! Please note that this event is a litter cleanup and will not include graffiti removal.

This event is made possible through support from Northwest Credit Union Foundation, iQ Credit Union, OnPoint Community Credit Union, Rivermark Community Credit Union, Forrit Credit Union, Advantis Credit Union, Consolidated Community Credit Union, Unitus Community Credit Union, Central Willamette Credit Union, and the Portland Lodging Alliance.
 

When: Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
Staggered Check-In: Event check-in will run from 8:45 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 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, on the south side of the Burnside Bridge, where Saturday Market is. MAP LINK.
What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, safety vests, and vinyl gloves are provided for all participants.
What to Bring: Please come wearing closed-toed shoes, and bring a backpack and a filled reusable water bottle. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. Masks are optional.

Parking: Paid parking is available along nearby streets and parking garages.
Bathrooms: There are public restrooms in the park, 2 blocks from the check in.
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 the youth waiver form here. Youth Waiver Form

Contact: Contact larissa@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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