National Cleanup Day

National Cleanup Day in USA in 2023
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Dates of National Cleanup Day
2024 USA Wednesday, August 21stNational Cleanup Day
2023 USA Saturday, September 16thNational Cleanup Day
2022 USA Saturday, September 17thNational Cleanup Day
2021 USA Saturday, September 18thNational Cleanup Day
2020 USA Saturday, September 19thNational Cleanup Day
Summary
World Cleanup Day is a civic movement, uniting 180 countries and millions of people across the world to clean up the planet. In one day.
National Cleanup Day in other countries
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National Cleanup Day in USA in 2023

This national holiday is celebrated annually in the United States on the third Saturday of September. It promotes both organized and individual cleanup events and volunteering to keep the outdoors clean.

Volunteers and partners worldwide come together to rid our planet of trash – cleaning up litter and mismanaged waste from our beaches, rivers, forests, and streets. This world-changing idea began in the small northern European country of Estonia, in 2008. 50,000 people united to clean up the entire country in just five hours.

World Cleanup Day is the largest one-day peacetime civic action against waste aiming to raise awareness of the global mismanaged waste crisis and its impact on the environment. Cleanups alone will not solve the crisis, but these events create change in society by:

  • Promoting change in individual behaviour
  • Creating awareness of trash around us
  • Diverting civil society’s and governments attention to this crisis.

Are you an individual, a group, an organisation or a company? All are welcome to participate in World Cleanup Day!

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