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Volunteers needed for cleanup, beautification and recycling activities!! Contact Diane Mailloux at 401-724-2200 or via email.

Latest 2014 Great American Cleanup Dates More

View Crying Indian "People Start Pollution, People Can Stop It" Video More

Proper Recycling in the Blackstone Valley More



an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful

"We believe that each of us holds an obligation to preserve and protect our environment. Through our every day choices and actions, we collectively have a huge impact on our world. By combining education with hands on stewardship, we address the needs of communities on a local and effective level."

Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful serves as the environmental education arm of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, forming an affiliation with the national non-profit, Keep America Beautiful. Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful is one of over 550 Keep America Beautiful Affiliates nationwide. We are focusing on preventing litter, reducing waste and beautifying our communities by working with government, business and civic groups in Burrillville, Central Falls, Cumberland, Glocester, Lincoln, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Smithfield and Woonsocket. More



Great American Cleanup Events

April 19 


Slater Mill Cleanup: 9 am - 2 pm  Slater Mill & Hodgson Park 67 Roosevelt Ave. Pawtucket, RI  02860  More

April 19 

Central Falls

Earth Day Cleanup: 10am - 1pm

  • We would like for each organization to form "teams" to tackle certain areas
  • Music and Refreshments will be provided
  • We can always use donations of bottled water, gloves, cleaning materials, etc

Easter Event 2pm-3pm

  • Ages 3-9
  • Easter Bunny Appearance
  • Free Egg Hunt
  • Games/Music/Candy



Smithfield annual Community Clean Up. 9 am - 1 pm. Leo Bouchard Conservation Center, 5 Waterview Dr.  More


Contact: Michael Debroisse

8:30 - 11:30 am Woonsocket Recycling Facility at 943 River St. Woonsocket. More

April 26

Burrillville Lions Annual Earth Day Cleanup

Contact: Andrea Hall, Burrillville Recycling Coordinator  401-568-9470

Kickoff at the Town Garage at 8:30am. Cleanup runs from 9am to 1pm. Coffee, donuts, T-Shirts, trash bags and gloves will be provided to all participants. Can’t make the event but still want to clean up your neighborhood or favorite park? Contact Andrea Hall at 568-9460 or for more information or to sign up.

Kids Flyer for April 26 | Earth Day Poster and Recycling Events

April 27

Pawtucket Earth Day Cleanup and Flower Donation

Contact: Lindsay, 401-721-6080

Earth Day cleanups at several locations, 9 am - 1 pm with lunch at Galego Court at 1 pm.  More 

May 3


Join the Neighborhood Alliance of Pawtucket for the Earth Day Cleanup & Planning 2014 event on Saturday May 3 from 9:00 AM -12:00 PM with lunch served from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM. Donations of plants and bulbs are needed as well as gently used children's books to share with Books Are Wings recycling activities. Volunteer RI | Flyer

May 3


Register for the Bud Light Woonsocket Downtown Beautification Event on May 3 Register

May 10

Central Falls

Location: Central Falls Boat Landing Contact: Dianne Mailloux  401-724-2200

May 10

North Smithfield

Annual Clean & Green Day: 9 am - 12 pm Halliwell School Cafeteria 358 Victory Highway. Register by May 5: 401-767-2200 x345. More

July 26th

Eco-Depot & Shred Event at the Whipple Ave Recycling & Compost Facility

Eco-Depot hazardous waste collection event runs from 8:00am-1:00pm. Residents should call
RIRRC at 942-1430 x 241 to make an appointment.

Shred Event runs from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Residents are limited to one box of documents per person to minimize wait time. Whipple Ave will be open for regular service during the Eco-Depot & Shred Event. Contact Andrea Hall (568-4440x12 or with questions or for more information on what items are accepted at The Whipple Ave Compost & Recycling Facility.

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