may, 2019

04may8:00 am3:00 pm8th annual Riverkeeper Sweep

Event Details

Save the date for the 8th Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries! Over the last 7 years, we have had 615 projects along hundreds of miles of shoreline from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks. Since the inception of the Riverkeeper Sweep in 2011, 12,000 volunteers have removed 228 tons of debris, planted 2,228 trees and native grasses, and tons of invasive species.

Ways to get involved:

Organize a cleanup in your community
Riverkeeper relies on local volunteers to coordinate cleanups with our support. View the list of 2018 Sweep projects to see if your local park or shoreline is on the list. If there’s another project you would like to see included, you can sign up to lead in 2019.

For those of you who would like to get involved as volunteers, rather than organizers or sponsors, fantastic! We need you. Stay tuned, and in the coming months, we’ll connect willing volunteers to the sites that need attention. With 100+ locations between NYC and the Hudson Valley, there is no shortage of locations!

Sponsor Sweep
For businesses, we have sponsorship opportunities ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Affiliate your business or brand with the biggest day of service for the Hudson River to help maximize the impact. Please contact Linde Ostro at for more information.


With questions, please contact Jen at


(Saturday) 8:00 am - 3:00 pm


100+ Locations from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks