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Opportunity Details

Cleanup at NE 82nd Ave Starting at Montavilla Park



Come together with SOLVE / Detrash Portland and community members for a cleanup along NE 82nd Ave. in the Montavilla - Hazelwood Neighborhoods starting at Montavilla Park! This event will be entirely outdoors and will comply with social distancing guidelines. After a safety talk and getting cleanup supplies, we will spend a couple of hours picking up litter in the neighborhood to improve our community and protect our ecosystem. Join us in making Portland a better place! 

This event will be a mix of a Urgent Need event and a family friendly neighborhood event. SOLVE defines an Urgent Need cleanup as an area with a high concentration of litter that poses a threat to public safety and environmental quality. Typically Urgent Need cleanups not family friendly or suitable for anyone under the age of 18 due to an increased presence of hazardous materials. However, if you would like to bring your child to this event, we can send them to an area where there is less of a likelyhood to encounter hazardous materials. Safety guidelines will be put in place before the cleanup begins.

During this cleanup, you will work with SOLVE staff in a small groups to clean up the trash in the area around Montavilla Park and the surrounding neighborhood. 

This project is funded in part from a grant from Travel Oregon.


When: Saturday December 4th, 10:00am - 12:30 pm

Advanced Registration: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (Green Button Below) ahead of time so we know how many volunteers to expect, and to fill out the volunteer waiver form.

Staggered Check In: To avoid a crowd at check in, arrive anytime between 10:00 - 10:30am for check in. Event will run from 10:00am – 12:30pm.

Where: We will meet at the parking lot behind the community center at Montavilla Park.  Look for SOLVE / Detrash Portland signs and a check in station. MAP LINK

Address: 8219 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97220

Getting There/ Parking: Walking/biking/taking Trimet to the event is encouraged. Free parking is available in the park parking lot.

What's Provided: Heavy-duty garbage bags, litter grabbers, high-vis vests, and vinyl gloves are provided to all participants that need them.

What to Bring:
All volunteers must wear a MASK! Please also come wearing comfortable closed-toed shoes and your own pair of work gloves if you have them. We recommend bringing a filled reusable water bottle and if you are bringing anything else pack them in a backpack to keep your hands-free during events. Please also dress for the weather. This event will go on rain or shine.

COVID Safety: Wear a face covering. Observe social distancing throughout the cleanup. 

Restrooms: Public restrooms at the park may be closed. There is a gas station across the street from the park. Please plan accordingly. 


Accessibility: The check-in area is in a place that is wheelchair accessible. Most of the cleanup work will take place on city sidewalks that are wheelchair accessible. Please reach out if you have any questions or a need for accommodations. We will do our best to support you.

Contact: For questions, please contact Peter Brewer peter@solveoregon.org



 

Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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