Take Action

Join a Cleanup

Ready to take the first step in protecting our planet? There’s no better way to contribute to a cleaner and healthier community than by volunteering to tackle out-of-control waste. Join your fellow community members as you work to throw away bad waste habits:

Together with partners across the globe, we’re building the world’s largest cleanup crew. Be part of the largest environmental volunteer event in history.

Beach pollution. Plastic bottles and other trash on sea beach

Here’s how you can get involved:

  • Learn more about the Great Global Cleanup
  • Find a cleanup near you
  • Plan a cleanup and register your own
  • Take 10: Whether it’s an overrun trash can or a public square, take 10 minutes to beautiful the area and be proud of your mini accomplishment
  • Submit your before-and-after photo: Submit your before-and-after on social media, tagging @earthday and using the hashtag #GreatGlobalCleanup to add your cleanup to the global movement!