RiverSweep 2017

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. See more here   The Clean Up Sites- The Flats East: Meet at Sainato’s Restaurant: 1852 Columbus Rd. Cleveland, OH. 44113. The Flats West: Meet on the outside patio of the Cleveland Aquarium: 2000 […]

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! […]

Summer of Service Graffiti Clean-Up

On August 13th 2015, Canalway Partners teamed up with Hyland Software, BVU Volunteers, Sherwin Williams and Forest City for a large graffiti clean-up project in the Flats. The clean-up was part of Hyland Software’s annual “Summer of Service” program, which sent 300+ Hyland employees to volunteer project sites across Tremont. Sherwin Williams donated paint and supplies. The wall covers a […]

RiverSweep 2015 Totals

Thanks to everyone who supported RiverSweep 2015. This year, 919 volunteers cleaned up ten sites in Cleveland neighborhoods such as Tremont, the Flats and Slavic Village. This year, volunteers pulled 54 tons of trash and 389 tires (5 tons.) RiverSweep placed a new emphasis on covering graffiti and cleaned sites in the Flats, on Columbus Road, Train […]

RiverSweep, With a Little Help From Our Friends

Check out our 2015 RiverSweep video- We couldn’t include all of our friends due to time constraints. Yet, we don’t forget them. For 2015, they include a mix of small and big business, high school students, non-profits, government agencies and individuals. We will come together for the 26th year to clean up our Cuyahoga River […]