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The Charles River Cleanup is one of the largest Earth Day Cleanups in the country! Join us in protecting and preserving the Charles and Muddy Rivers on
April 19 & 20, 2024.

Esplanade and City Skyline Brandon Hulin

JOIN US IN 2024

The 25th Annual Charles River Cleanup will be held on April 19 & 20, 2024.

Visit our registration page to register for a Cleanup event!

2024 Charles River Cleanup Map

Please see the map below to view different volunteer site locations for our 2024 cleanup. Each section of the Charles River Cleanup map identifies specific cleanup locations hosted by the different organizations associated with this year's cleanup. 

Volunteer Engagement Fees

One of the largest river cleanups in the country, the Charles River Cleanup draws more than 4,500 volunteers. This complex event requires materials and coordination from the Cleanup’s program partners – all nonprofit organizations working to improve water and greenspace quality in the greater Boston area. Because of this, we ask our corporate and for-profit volunteer groups to support our management of this great event with a tax-deductible donation to the organization hosting your work site. This donation is mandatory and is based on the size of your group. Similarly, we ask that individuals and non-profit participants consider supporting the event with an optional donation. All donations are fully tax-deductible and support the Charles River Cleanup and the missions of our partner organizations. Thank you!

​*** EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT***

Corporate and institutional partners that sign up between February 1st – February 15th will receive a $500 discount

Individuals and Community Groups

Thousands of friends, families and Charles River neighbors roll up their sleeves every year to make the Charles River Cleanup a success! Individuals are encouraged to participate alone or with friends and family. We suggest a donation of $10 per person to cover the cost of materials and coordination. All donations to the event are fully tax-deductible

Corporate Groups

  • Groups of 1-10 = $2,000

  • Groups of 11-20 = $4,000

  • Groups of 21-30 = $6,000

  • Groups of 31-40 = $8,000

  • Groups of 41-50 = $10,000

  • Groups of 51-60 = $12,000

  • Groups of 61-70 = $14,000

  • Groups of 70+ = Please Inquire

Small Non-Profits

The Cleanup's partner organizations have varied policies on non-profit donation rates. For more information, please reach out to the partner organization hosting at your preferred Cleanup site.

Program Partners

The Charles River Cleanup is made possible by the following organizations:

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