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26th Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday

Find a site where you can volunteer.

2009 Cleanup Fletcher's Boathouse Cleanup. Photo by Johnny Bivera, OurVisualPlanet.
2009 Cleanup Fletcher's Boathouse Cleanup. Photo by Johnny Bivera, OurVisualPlanet.

Want to help clean up along the Potomac River? You can help on Saturday, when the 26th Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup is scheduled.

You can find a cleanup event near you by going to this map.

Take a look at the statistics from last year:

Sites: 633 sites reporting from Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.

Volunteers: 14,586

Trash Data:
  • Tons: 312 (624,000 pounds)
  • Beverage Containers: 193,800
  • Cigarettes: 27,400
  • Plastic Bags: 27,200
  • Tires: 1,314

The largest regional event of its kind, the cleanup provides an experience that engages citizens and community leaders and generates momentum for change.

The deadline to register your cleanup event to receive supplies has passed, however, if you are still interested in leading a site, please email potomaccleanup@fergusonfoundation.org

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