Opportunity Details

Volunteers Needed
Animals, Families

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+

Adopt-A-Site - Litter Cleanups

Make a commitment to a grove, river, lake, or trail and clean up litter at your adopted site from April thru November. We will help you choose a site and provide an Adopt-A-Site kit with everything you need for your cleanups.

Volunteer Type:     Individual, Family, Senior (55+), Group, Youth Org
Commitment:         Long-term

Just about anyone can take part: individuals, families, schools, youth groups, civic groups, clubs, organizations, fraternities, and faith groups

Conduct at least 8 litter cleanups per year; you will get a recognition sign at the site after a two-month trial period

The Forest Preserve District will:
* Install an adoption sign at the site
* Provide necessary permits and safety information
* Provide trash bags and gloves
* Offer ongoing access to knowledgeable staff as a resource
* Collect and dispose of filled litter bags and other debris cleared from the adoption site

Contact us for a list of available sites.
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