Thanks for Another Great RiverSweep

Thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors that made RiverSweep 2017 a great event. This year, 750 volunteers pulled 37 tons of trash and another 319 tires. RiverSweep is a long-running program, and over the course of 28 years we are seeing major progress- though sites such as West 14th and Train Ave. still attract […]

RiverSweep is this Saturday, May 13th

On Saturday, May 13th, volunteers will be cleaning up garbage and covering graffiti in Cleveland neighborhoods such as the Flats, Tremont, and Slavic Village at RiverSweep. Each year, RiverSweep draws students, activists and members of the business community to work together to clean the Cuyahoga River Valley of trash and tires. In its 28th year, […]

Free Baseball Tickets for Volunteers

Business Volunteers Unlimited has teamed up with the Cleveland Indians to offer two free game tickets to individuals who volunteer for at least 4 hours between April 11th and August 31st 2017. How to register for the Cleveland Indians Volunteer Challenge: Register: Register in the Volunteer Center at BVUvolunteers.org. Find Opportunity: Search and find a volunteer […]

Our 2017 RiverSweep Art

RiverSweep is Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. Each year local businesses, schools and individuals team up to clean our shared backyard. In 2016, 950 volunteers removed over 80 tons of trash, including 475 tires. RiverSweep 2017 will happen from 9am to noon on Saturday May 13th. Each year RiverSweep features unique frog art, this year George […]

Thanks for a Great RiverSweep

Thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors that made RiverSweep 2016 a great event. RiverSweep, now in its 27th year, featured 950 volunteers who cleaned 80 tons of trash (including 475 tires), painted graffiti and pulled invasive species from sites across the Cuyahoga River valley including: Canal Basin Park The Flats East The Flats West Rivergate Park […]

RiverSweep 2016 is Saturday May 7th

This Saturday, May 7th, close to 1,000 volunteers are expected to clean up garbage and cover graffiti in Cleveland neighborhoods such as the Flats, Tremont, and Slavic Village at RiverSweep. Each year, RiverSweep draws students, activists and members of the business community to work together to clean the Cuyahoga River Valley of trash and tires. In […]

Introducing Our 2016 RiverSweep Art

This year’s RiverSweep frog art is a lovely Cuyahoga mermaid. RiverSweep is Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. Each year local businesses, schools and individuals team up to clean our shared backyard. RiverSweep 2016 will happen from 9am to noon on Saturday May 7th. In 2015, 919 RiverSweep volunteers removed over 54 tons of trash, including 389 tires! […]