Earth Day Clean Up Challenge 2024

  • Available Clean Up Locations Listed Below

  • Rules:
    1. Clean
    2. Photograph trash and/or your team
    3. Share! – tag @wnytrashmob or email photos to wnytrashmob@communitycanvases.org
    4. Submit your cleaning data
  • Who can get involved – Anyone! Neighbors Businesses, Block Clubs, Community Groups, Individuals, Legislators, Volunteer Groups, City Officials, Schools, etc.

Data

Please remember to submit the DATA form. This brief and simple form provides WNY Trash Mob and our partners (e.g., City of Buffalo) data needed to advocate for better waste management. Data Form

Available Cleanups participating in WNY Trash Mobs’ Earth Day Clean Up Challenge 2024

Here is a partial list of registered cleanups for Monday in chronological order of cleanup time. If you don’t see your cleanup here, or if you want changes made to the listing, please reach out at wnytrashmob@communitycanvases.org or (716) 259-2725

Monday

Name: Restoration Society, Inc
Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 9:00am
Location: 586 Genessee Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
Details: Show up or reach out to Neal at <cdelaney@rsiwny.org>

Name: WNY Ignite Planet Fitness
Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Planet Fitness 100 Thruway Plaza Drive, Cheektowaga
Description: Planet Fitness of Western, NY supports the environment and communities in which they serve.

Name: Buffalo Maritime Center
Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 90 Arthur St., Buffalo, NY 14207

Name: Journey’s End
Date: Monday, April 22, 2024
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Clean up outside around the Tri-Main Center
Description: Meet at 2495 Main Street, Suite 530, Buffalo, NY 14214

Earth Day Clean Up Contest

List of Completed Cleanups that participated in WNY Trash Mobs’ Earth Day Clean Up Challenge 2024

Here is a partial list of registered cleanups from 2024.

Friday

Name: eco_logic STUDIO
Date: Friday, April 19, 2024
Time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Jesse Kregal pathway from Peter St. to the Black Rock Canal and back

Saturday

Name: galleries NFS
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 7:00am (and again Monday 4/22 at 4:45pm)
Location: 3-points (19th & Hampshire/Ferry), Buffalo NY 14213

Name: Concordia Cemetery Volunteers
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Concordia Cemetery at 438 Walden Avenue, Buffalo NY 14211
Description: Join with Concordia Cemetery volunteers to ‘spring clean’ our grounds as well as those of the neighboring side streets

Name: Westside Park Block Club
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Massachusetts Avenue entrance to Massachusetts Avenue Park
Description: Please reach out to Carl Beach at 716-883-4854 and We Need All Neighbors to Help!!

Name: Assemblymember Jon Rivera and Hamburg Supervisor Randy Hoak are hosting a cleanup at Woodlawn Beach
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Meet outside of The Lodge at Woodlawn
Description: Bring the whole family for a fun day of cleaning up the beach to keep our community healthy and safe! Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Nature Reserve will have a table displaying fossils from the Western New York region, and they are generously providing a free pass to the fossil park for each volunteer. We will provide garbage bags, gloves, coffee and snacks! Please remember to wear weather-appropriate clothing and shoes. Registration is encouraged at: https://forms.gle/iaYUaWLp1W3LWmod

Name: Grant-Amherst Business Association Annual Earth Day Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: In front of Polish Cadets parking lot

Name: Masten District Earth Day Clean Up Event
Date: Saturday April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Start at 81 Hughes Ave, 877 E. Delavan Ave and 995 Kensington Ave, then teams will disperse district wide. After 2:00pm, networking luncheon at Canisius University Student Center, 81 Hughes Ave
Description: Please register for this cleanup at https://forms.gle/DmJufaLV3QgPFzBq9

Name: Seneca Babcock Community Block Club
Date: Saturday April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: the Buffalo Garden on Seneca near Babcock
Description: The Seneca Babcock Community Block Club will host the 1st of many neighborhood cleanups. This time, we will focus on Seneca Street between Peabody and Hayes, and then move on to Quinn Street between Peabody and Oakdale. Please sign in at the “center of operations” the tent at the Buffalo Garden on Seneca Street near Babcock. Tools, bags, gloves and grabbers (limited) will be available for use. If picking up garbage is not your thing there are other ways you can help! This is our opportunity to pitch in and make the Seneca Babcock neighborhood better than it has ever been - one we can all be proud of. We hope to see you there!

Name: The Dewitt Street Block Club and 5 Loaves Farms
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Location: West Buffalo Charter School at 113 Lafayette Avenue Buffalo, NY 14213
Description: Join us for a fun-filled day of community clean up on Buffalo’s westside and blocks surrounding 5 Loaves Farm! Signup on Eventbrite.

Name: Global Youth Leaders from Buffalo State University
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Riverside Park near the baseball field.

Name: East Side Stewards - Open Buffalo
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 91 Winslow (CS53 Outdoor Classroom) and surrounding neighborhoods
Description: Please reach out to Tendaji Ya’Ukuu <tendaji@openbuffalo.org>

Name: 14 Mafia Cleanup with Clubhouse Buffalo
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 66 Englewood Ave
Description: We’re challenging all artists and creators to go outside this weekend and help make our city a little bit better! Please dress comfortably and warmly.

Name: Arkansas Community Block Club Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 20, 2024
Time: 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: Supply Pick Up @ 49 Barton St

Sunday

Name: SheConnects
Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: 670 Riley Street, Buffalo
Description: We’ll have gloves and garbage bags to fill. Please dress for the weather and feel free to bring brooms or tools to help tidy up the areas around 670 Riley and Fillmore! Contact Dotty@ohgoodiebags@gmail.com with questions

Name: A group of neighbors
Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Village of Kenmore - Gazebo in front of Spot Coffee

Name: Campus Wheelworks
Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Campus Wheelworks 1330 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY 14213
Description: Cycle Track cleanup to help keep our bike infrastructre functional and clean!

Name: Buffalo State Psychology Club
Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Buffalo State - front steps of Rockwell Hall
Description: We will meet and head to Elmwood/Delaware Park to clean

Name: Clean-up the Block
Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Masten Park

How can I support?

  1. Join the Cleanup - grab a bag, clean, and tag! Jurors will select the photos that best match their categories (for example, “Strangest Find”) and assign prizes. Registering your cleanup is not required in order to win a prize.
  2. Register your team/cleanup SIGN UP HERE Need guidance? Please reach out to us!
  3. Donate a Prize - donate art, an item, a service, an experience, a gift certificate, or a supply donation by filling out this PRIZE AND DONATION FORM

Questions?

Please reach out to us at wnytrashmob@communitycanvases.org or (716) 259-2725