Posts Tagged ‘riverkeeper sweep’

5 things you can do to reduce plastic pollution (& they’re not hard at all)

The amount of plastic pollution in our environment is absurd. We’re learning more about just how much plastic circulates in the water, how much is being ingested by marine life, and what the eff… Read More

Riverkeeper’s 2018 Sweep

On patrol: Catch of the day off Poughkeepsie

Southbound from Kingston to Ossining. Picked up a light truck tire with rim off Poughkeepsie. I used to collect lots of these, often more than one per full Estuary patrol. Finding far fewer in recent… Read More

2,000 volunteers net 40 tons of shoreline trash in a day – Riverkeeper pledges year-round Campaign for a Trash Free Hudson

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, 914-478-4501, Ext 239 Riverkeeper is announcing a sustained, year-round campaign to make the waters trash-free after tallying the results o… Read More

John McEnroe, volunteers ‘Sweep’ the shoreline of Randall’s Island

For Immediate Release: May 8, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, 914-478-4501, Ext 239 Friday’s event kicks off the 4th annual Riverkeeper Sweep; 100+ projects will take place Saturday from NYC to th… Read More

Riverkeeper Sweep 2015: Sign up now for one of 100+ cleanup sites, NYC to Albany

The 2015 Riverkeeper Sweep, our fourth annual day of service for the Hudson River, will take place on Saturday, May 9. We are counting on YOU to make it the best Sweep yet, RAIN OR SHINE. Register now… Read More

More Volunteers, Less Trash in the Hudson: Positive Results from Riverkeeper’s Annual Day of Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org OSSINING, NY – May 13, 2014 – The 2014 Riverkeeper Sweep, the third annual day of service for the Hudson River… Read More

Nearly 80 Service Projects Planned for 2014 Riverkeeper Sweep

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Volunteers may now register online to join the third annual day of service for the Hudson River on Saturday,… Read More

Sweep to Your Brewery

For the second year, Riverkeeper is partnering with breweries to host meetups following the 2014 Riverkeeper Sweep, our third annual day of service for the Hudson River. Volunteers who both register … Read More

2014 Riverkeeper Sweep

The 2014 Riverkeeper Sweep was our biggest day of service yet! More than 1,900 volunteers participated at 82 project sites, and removed more than 31 tons of trash from the shorelines of the Hudson Riv… Read More
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