Celebrate Earth Day by keeping our roadsides trash-free

Join us on Saturday, April 30, 2022,

for the 21st Annual Earth Day Roadside Cleanup.

We’re back! The 2022 Friends of Acadia Earth Day Roadside Cleanup is scheduled for April 30, 2022, from 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, Friends of Acadia is excited to welcome back volunteers as a way to celebrate Earthy Day and beautify our communities. Gather your family and friends, or your organization, and volunteer to help Friends of Acadia clean up a winter’s worth of trash and debris along the roadsides of Mount Desert Island and Trenton.

Registration for the event closed on Earth Day, April 22, 2022, so that we can make section assignments and communicate your meet up place. Questions, please contact Nikki at Friends of Acadia at 207-288-3934.

How do I sign up?

Using the form above under the word “Quantity” select the number of people you have participating in your group (can be anywhere from 1 – 10) and then fill out the requested information.

When does registration close?

Registration will close on Earth Day, Friday, April 22nd.

How will I know where to go on April 30th?

Once you have signed up you will receive an automatic confirmation email. As we get closer to the event, Nikki, the FOA Stewardship Coordinator will be in touch about preferences for section assignments and will then give you your section assignment on April 15th. Your section assignment will tell you where to go on April 30th to meet up with your section leader and receive supplies as well as further instructions.

What do I need to bring?

A positive attitude, a reusable water bottle, closed toed shoes, and appropriate clothing for the weather! Trash bags, safety vests, gloves, water, and a light snack will be provided by your section leader once you arrive.

Who do I get in contact with if I want to be a section leader or if I have a group that wants to participate?

If you have a group that is larger than 10 participants or you want to be a section leader please email Nikki, nikki@friendsofacadia.orgAny further questions?

Please call or email Nikki, nikki@friendsofacadia.org , 207-288-3934.

The Earth Day Roadside Cleanup event is generously sponsored by William Blair and other event sponsors.

You can also DIY anytime

Please dispose of your garbage appropriately. Recycle and compost whatever you can and place the remainder in trash cans or dumpsters. Or you can walk out the front door of your home or business towards the next street or even the next driveway—trash bag in tow. We all have the power to make a difference in our communities. Thank you!

Earth Day Roadside Cleanup


Every year Friends of Acadia Earth Day Roadside Cleanup brings people together to help clean up the roadsides in communities around Acadia National Park.

Earth Day Roadside Cleanup