The Big Clean 2018 is Saturday April 21st- Register Today!

Save-the-date for ‘The Big Clean 2018’ on Saturday, April 21st, a community-wide clean up pitting Collinwood and Euclid in a competition to see which community collects the most trash. Building off the success of last year’s inaugural event, we are teaming up with the Litterbugz to make ‘The Big Clean 2018’ even bigger and empower even more folks to take action to improve our neighborhoods and our Great Lake!

The fun begins at 9 am at Villa Angela-St. Joseph (VASJ) School, 18491 Lakeshore Boulevard, to pick up free cleanup supplies. Afterwards, celebrate all volunteers’ efforts with free food, music, raffle prizes and more at VASJ. Best of all, we are bringing back a competition between Euclid and Collinwood to see which community collects the most bags of trash (Euclid won by a longshot last year so let’s show them up this time)!

Get involved by registering at as an individual or as a team leader for a group. Your block club, church congregation, and coworkers make for great groups! All registered volunteers will receive updates as we get closer to the cleanup event.

The Big Clean 2018 is a partnership between Keep Euclid Beautiful, The Euclid Beach Adopt-A-Beach Team, and the Litterbugz. Thanks to our generous event partners and sponsors, free supplies (trash bags, gloves, pickers), t-shirts, and refreshments will be provided to all volunteers!  For more information, visit the Big Clean 2018 facebook event, email or call 216-571-0685

Can’t get enough cleanups?  Not to worry because there’s never been a better time to get outside, tidy up the neighborhood and help protect our Great Lake! The Euclid Beach Adopt-A-Beach Team is gearing up for another year of monthly cleanups. Check our upcoming event schedule below, give us a like on Facebook (, and contact us anytime at!

March 24th Street Cleanup Details 
Volunteers will meet outside the Collinwood Recreation Center (16300 Lakeshore Blvd.) in the parking lot at 11:00 AM for registration. Cleanup teams will pick up litter along Lakeshore Boulevard. Gloves, bags, rakes and trash pickers will be provided. However, you are welcome to bring your own. We will have coffee and other refreshments. Volunteers under 18 are required to have a parent or guardian complete the sign in registration and volunteers under 13 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  For more information, visit –

Need motivation?
All volunteers will receive a coupon good for one half off the purchase of a drink and meal item from Chili Peppers Restaurant (869 East 185th Street). Please be sure to thank owner Steve Newman when you stop in!

March 24th 11:00 AM - Street Cleanup at Collinwood Rec Center
April 21st – THE BIG CLEAN 2018
May 19th – Euclid Beach Cleanup
August 18th - Street Cleanup
September 15th - Euclid Beach Cleanup for International Coastal Cleanup Day
October 27th – Halloween Street Cleanup

Stephen Love

Stephen Love is a Lake Erie fanatic from Cleveland, OH. In his day job he works for the Cuyahoga Land Bank and in every other waking moment is the founder and coordinator of Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach Team and Euclid Beach Blast! He started Euclid Beach Blast out of a desire to explore the connections between environmental stewardship, art, public spaces, music, and community.

Volume 10, Issue 3, Posted 11:04 AM, 03.10.2018