We spent the day with the Allegheny CleanWays (ACW) crew getting our hands dirty cleaning up the Youghiogheny River in Pittsburgh, PA as part of ACW’s annual month-long river cleanup. And what’s a day on the river without a post-volunteer gathering with food and fun?
Allegheny CleanWay’s mission is to engage and empower people to eliminate illegal dumping and littering in Allegheny County, PA. Since 2000 they’ve removed over 5 million lbs of debris, 44 thousand tires, and 197 thousand lbs of metal and recyclables—that’s a lot of trash!
The Public Lands Fund supports organizations like Allegheny CleanWays that are protecting public lands and increasing access and equity in the outdoors. Public Lands is a proud member of 1% for the Planet, donating 1% of all sales to The Public Lands Fund each year.