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Clean Up for Clean Water

Borrow our volunteer clean-up kits and bring your business, group or organization out to help keep our lakes and creeks clean.

Want to help keep our waterways clean?

Bring your business, organization, or neighborhood together for a clean-up day!

We offer clean-up kits to help you take action for clean water. 

Each clean up kit contains:

  • 5 trash grabbers
  • 5 pairs of gloves
  • 5 high visibility vests
  • 10 trash bags

Groups may request up to 4 kits. 1 hanging scale will be provided per group to help measure your impact.


Need more tools? Apply for an Action Grant!

Our Action Grants provide up to $250 for community projects that protect clean water.

Learn about Action Grants

Report your Clean Up

Freshwater Society's Adopt a River program empower Minnesotans in their journey to becoming stewards and ambassadors of our state’s waterways. After you've cleaned a waterway, you can report your cleanup to track your impact. Want to make this a recurring event? 'Adopt' your section of a waterway and pledge to keep coming back to keep it clean.

Report a cleanup