Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest annual community improvement program that harnesses the power of over 4 million volunteers to build vibrant communities. Each year over 1,200 affiliates and participating organizations engage volunteers to take action in their communities through programs that deliver positive and lasting impact through events focused on waste reduction, recycling, beautification and community greening. In 2012, 4.2 million Great American Cleanup volunteers worked tirelessly to return nearly $230 million in measurable benefits in 20,000 communities across the country.
Keep America Beautiful hosted its second annual “National Day of Action” on April 6, 2013 supporting the Great American Cleanup. Our National Day of Action spotlighted special events in select cities and towns, among the many events that take place throughout the spring, as millions of volunteers work together to build vibrant communities across the country.
Many KAB affiliates and GAC participating organizations engaged volunteers in projects throughout the country on the National Day of Action. Click here to find an organization near you.
2013 National Sponsors
The National Sponsors and Partners provide substantial support to the Great American Cleanup program in a variety of ways, from funding and in-kind donations to employee volunteer participation. America's leading companies and brands support the campaign.
The National Sponsors of the 2013 Great American Cleanup are: Dart Container Corporation; The Dow Chemical Company; The Glad Products Company; LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc.; Nestlé® Pure Life® Purified Water; PepsiCo's Pepsi-Cola and Gatorade companies; Troy-Bilt® Lawn and Garden Equipment; Waste Management, WM Recycle Service; and Wrigley.
The Great American Cleanup annual reports
Highlights of GAC events in 2013
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