In Coordination with the Lorain County Metro Parks,

and Sponsored by Poly One and Rock For Water

We proudly present the

8th Annual Black River Clean-Up

May 2 & 3, 2020 

POSTPONED — DATE TBD

 

 

Eventually, someday… hopefully this fall…

Check-in begins at 9:00am

Lunch starts at 1:00pm

 

Locations:

Lakeside Landing

 “Cromwell” / East Side Industrial Park

Hot Waters

French Creek Nature Center — KAYAKS & LUNCH**

 

 Dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes, and don’t forget sunscreen.

We have all the other supplies including gloves, bags, buckets, grabbers, and water for refilling reusable bottles.

Other giveaways available (t-shirts, water bottles, etc.) but we cannot guarantee enough for everyone. Please share.

Saturday, May 2

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

REGISTRATION FORM BELOW

Lunch will follow at French Creek Nature Center.

 

FREE LUNCH is at French Creek Nature Center!

4530 Colorado Ave. (611), Sheffield

1:00 – 3:00PM

Family-friendly activities.

Sunday, May 3

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm

REGISTRATION* FORM BELOW

Check-in Location: TBD*

Sunday is “Clean up the Clean-Up day”.

*Registration REQUIRED as the check-in location will be determined based on Saturday’s results.

Lunch will follow.

 

Fields marked with an * are required

organizers of the 

Annual Black River Clean-Up

  

110.6+ Tons of marine debris have been

recycled, re-purposed, or relocated in 7 years

 

in 2018, 296 volunteers collected:

8,800 lbs. TRASH + 438 TIRES + 2,610 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 12.69 TONS

 

in 2017, 320 volunteers collected:

20,500 lbs. TRASH + 254 TIRES + 1,360 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 14.39 TONS

 

in 2016, 385 volunteers collected:

20,330 lbs. TRASH + 115 TIRES + 3,485 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 18.38 TONS

 

in 2015, 422 volunteers collected:

13.75 tons TRASH + 546 TIRES + 1,090 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 25.42 TONS

 

in 2014, 280 volunteers collected:

19.29 tons TRASH + 125 TIRES + 660 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 22 TONS

 

in 2013, 255 volunteers collected:

3.87 tons TRASH + 105 TIRES + 1,800 lbs. SCRAP METAL = 6.5 TONS