Green Up the White on May 1!

We invite you to help us Green Up the White on Saturday, May 1, 2021!

To kick off our 25th year, the WRP is coordinating a river cleanup event in conjunction with Green Up Day to remove as much trash from the White River and White River Water Trail access sites as possible.

In order to maximize our collective cleanup efforts, we have created a system that interested volunteers can use to sign-up to cleanup a specific White River site – see more information below.

How to Get Involved

Interested in helping us Green Up the White? Please follow the steps below to sign-up for a specific river cleanup site:

Step 1: Find a cleanup site – Please open the Green Up the White Sites List to find a list of river access sites in need of cleaning-up.

Step 2: Sign-up – Complete the Green Up the White Sign-Up to share your river cleanup plans. We will use the cleanup site information you provide to update the Green Up the White Sites List.

Step 3: Find Green Up Day resources – Visit this link to find more information about your town’s Green Up Day plans, including free trash bag pick-up locations, trash disposal locations, and more.

Step 4: Green Up the White – Visit your Green Up the White site on May 1 and dispose of the trash you collect at the nearest drop-off location (see town-specific Green Up Day info on this link). Please keep safety in mind – follow this link for Green Up Day health tips.

Step 5: Share your results – Help us measure success by reporting your Green Up the White trash collection totals via the Green Up the White Trash Collection Report. We will tally the amount and weight of trash collected, and share the totals to celebrate our collective success!

Other ways to get involved

Got a new site? If you have identified a site along the White River that requires trash collection, but does not appear on the Green Up the White Sites List, please contact us: christian[at] We can add the new location to the List.

Got tires? The WRP plans to focus our September 2021 river cleanup efforts on removing tires in the river. If you see a tire (or 10) in the river, please contact us: christian[at] We can add your tire site to the list for our September river cleanup event.


Please contact us with questions: christian[at] We look forward to hearing from you!