The 2017 Cleanup was held on Saturday, April 29! We removed 12.76 tons (25,529 pounds) of trash from public areas including rivers, wetlands, parks, trails, beaches, roadways and sidewalks.
Litter Free thanks major sponsor Waste Management for accepting waste from the clean up without charge.
We thank our supporters below:
Landfill Recyclables Sorting:
friends of Recycling
Alaska Commercial Conractors, Inc.
Alaska Renovators, Inc.
Alaska Marine Trucking
CBJ Parks & Recreation
US Forest Service
Trash Bag Distribution Locations:
Douglas Fire Hall
IGA Super Bear
Duck Creek Market
Squires – Auke Bay
Duck Creek Market and Juneau Watershed Partnership
Volunteer Recognition Event:
Alaskan Brewery / Alaska Coastal Code
Additional Support from:
ADOT/PF – Adopt-a-Highway
Downtown Improvement Group
National Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependency
North Star Trekking
Pixel & Plume
In 1916, Mayor B.D. Stewart “announces that a cleanup campaign should be inaugurated and that the papers and citizens in general should cooperate in the matter of urging the cleaning up of the entire city.”
As you can see, we’ve been at it now for over 100 years!