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2nd Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

May 11, 2013


More than 1,000 volunteers are expected to join 75 volunteer-led shoreline cleanups as part of the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson River, on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Please find a cleanup site in the list below and click the link to register. Those who register and participate are eligible for raffle prizes and a freebie at one of eight participating breweries and a nightclub.

Riverkeeper Sweep is a Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Series Event, presented nationally by Toyota. For a full list of sponsors and partners, see the list below.

Questions? Email Dana Gulley and Dan Shapley at Sweep@riverkeeper.org, or call 914-478-4501 x226.

Riverkeeper Sweep Cleanup Sites

New York City-Brooklyn
McCarren Park, Greenpoint
Grand Ferry Park, Williamsburg
Valentino Pier, Red Hook
Java Street/India Street, Greenpoint (registration closed)

New York City-Bronx
Riverdale Riverfront Promenade
College of Mount Saint Vincent

New York City-Manhattan
Inwood’s North Cove, Harlem River (Morning)
Inwood’s North Cove, Harlem River (Afternoon)
East River Park
Solar One Stewardship Day (Stuyvesant Cove)
Riverside Park near 100th Street
Harlem River Park
Riverside Park from 59th-70th Streets (registration closed)
Little Red Lighthouse /Hudson River Greenway under the GW Bridge (registration closed)
Hudson River Park (registration closed)

New York City-Queens
Jennifer’s Annual Flushing Bay Cleanup
Queensbridge City Park (registration closed)

For a list of cleanup sites in New Jersey and the Hudson Valley click here.

Awesome Incentives and fun places to socialize at afterwords!

Sweep to Your Brewery*

*Or nightclub! This year, to thank you for your service, eight breweries and a nightclub have agreed to offer Sweep volunteers a freebie and a place to gather after you complete your project:

Incentives for Volunteers

These prizes will be raffled to registered volunteers and/or Sweep leaders who participate on the day of the Sweep, Saturday, May 11, 2013:


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