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NEXT ADVENTURE Community Cleanup for 'Pick it Up, Portland!'

Join hosts Next Adventure for a community cleanup in support of SOLVE"s 'Pick it Up, Portland!' event on Saturday, June 25th. We'll be picking up trash and debris throughout the Central Eastside neighborhoods surrounding both SE Portland Next Adventure locations.

Pick It Up, Portland! is a two-day, city-wide event focusing on litter removal throughout our communities. Help keep our city and environment clean to ensure it can be enjoyed by all! 
 
Thank you, Next Adventure!



 

When: Saturday, June 25, 2022. Event check-in will begin at 9 AM. The event runs through noon.

At this event, you may encounter or be exposed to the following elements (a complete safety briefing will be held for all participants): 

  • Close proximity to active unhoused communities. 

  • Close proximity to abandoned unhoused encampments. 

  • The presence of used hypodermic needles among the garbage. 

  • Other hazardous materials such as bio-waste. 

Meeting Location: Volunteers will be meeting at the NEXT ADVENTURE Paddle Store, located at 624 SE 7th Ave., Portland, 97214. Look for the NEXT ADVENTURE tent, SOLVE signs, and check-in tables. 

What you'll need: 

  • Workboots recommended or sturdy shoes (no lightweight sneakers or open-toed footwear). 

  • Gear appropriate for the weather conditions (hat, sunscreen, insect repellant, rain gear, etc.) 

  • Water bottle/snacks 

What's Provided: SOLVE will provide trash bags, trash pickers, work gloves, high-vis vests & disposal.

COVID Safety: Following federal mandate changes, masks are not required but still encouraged to keep our immunocompromised communities safe. 

Restrooms: Restrooms will be available at the check-in location.

Parking: Street parking is available.

Transit: Bus lines #6, 12, 19, 20 and the Portland Streetcar are within walking distance of the meeting location. 

Accessibility: This is an accessible event for those with mobility concerns. 

Youth: Volunteers from 13 to 17 years old are required to have an adult with them for the full duration of the event. 

Contact: the Event Lead is Dedie Cameron, email at dedie@solveoregon.org

Litter Cleanup

Age Minimum (with Adult): 2+, Minimum Age:18+

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2000 SW 1st Ave
Suite 400
Portland, OR 97201
503.844.9571
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