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Opportunity Details

Urgent Need Cleanup Event at Glass Plant Road


SOLVE is hosting an Urgent Needs cleanup on NE Glass Plant Road just south of Johnson Lake.

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. Urgent Need cleanups not family friendly or suitable for anyone under the age of 18 due to an increased presence of 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 one large pile of trash along Glass Plant Road. 

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

When: Saturday, December 11, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM.

Advanced Registration Required: Pre-registration is required! Please sign up (green button below) ahead of time to guarantee your spot. 
Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting at 10025 NE Simpson St, Portland, OR 97220. Map Link.

COVID Safety: We are asking volunteers to wear a mask at this event. During this event volunteers will be working in close proximity with each other so we are requesting that all participants stay masked throughout the entire event.

What to Bring: Come wearing a face mask. If you bring personal belongings please bring a backpack so you can pick up trash hands-free. Wear heavy duty work boots and long pants. This event will happen rain or shine, so please dress for the weather if rain is on the forecast. 

What's Provided: SOLVE will provide trash grabbers, trash bags, work gloves, and high-vis vests. We will also provide water bottles so volunteers can stay hydrated. 

Parking/Getting There: Free street parking is available at this location.

Bathrooms: There will be an available restroom at ACME Storage.

Accessibility: This event will will have limited accessibility for those with mobility concerns. The roads are paved but the trails are not.

Youth Volunteers: This will be a 18 and older event due to the expected increased amounts of hazardous materials that we will find at this location. 

Contact: Contact Peter Brewer at with any questions.  




Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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