Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has issued a proclamation declaring the month of April 2017 to be "Keep Massachusetts Beautiful Month.” The Governor’s proclamation urges Massachusetts residents to participate in the Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup to help protect and improve the physical appearance and beauty of the Commonwealth’s neighborhoods, towns, cities, and public spaces.
The Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup is coming to communities across the state during the months of April and May 2017. We are currently seeking motivated Community Cleanup Coordinators. Here are three reasons to organize a Great Massachusetts Litter Cleanup event in your community: [click headline to read more].
The Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management sponsors COASTSWEEP, which is part of the International Coastal Cleanup. Last year, 2,643 volunteers cleaned 146 miles of coastline, river banks, marsh, seafloor, and lakeshore in Massachusetts. Together, they collected more than 12,500 pounds of debris from 120 locations across the state. If you want to join the cause and help keep Massachusetts beaches and waters beautiful, volunteer for this year’s COASTSWEEP [...]