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VOLUNTEER

Poop Free Community cleanups are scheduled for the following dates weather permitting.

Our regular check-in time is 8:00 am. Please follow all state, county & city Covid 19 guidelines (poop free community cleanups will be scheduled accordingly to meet these criteria).

 

2022-23 Community cleanup dates: 1st and 3rd Sundays of each month 

 

WHAT TO BRING

All volunteers must have a signed waiver. Volunteers under 18 must have a parent or guardian's signature.

Please submit your information to register as a volunteer. If you are not able to bring a signed waiver, we will have them available at check-in.

Water bottle to keep you hydrated

Eco-Friendly Ideas for Reducing Trash When Volunteering.

 

Bring recyclable/reusable containers for trash collection such as a:

  • Reusable bucket

  • Plastic milk jug with the top cut of

  • Reused plastic shopping bag

 

As containers are filled, dump them into a central collection site, trash can, or large trash bag. 

 

Kitty litter scoopers for a hands-free way to grab the trash. 

 

*If you are not able to bring reusable cleanup supplies, single-use supplies will be provided for you at the information desk.

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Closed-toed shoes

  • Sunscreen

  • A hat

  • Sunglasses

WHAT TO EXPECT

Everyone can participate in Poop Free Community clean-ups, no matter what age.

When

Plan to arrive at our event 10-15 minutes early for check-in. If you are with a group you will have an assigned check-in time.

If clean-up participants RSVP, they will be notified via e-mail or text when an event is canceled. Sudden changes in weather can cause last-minute cancellations. Please check your e-mail before traveling to the cleanup site.*

Where

Check-in with your waiver form at our information desk at the corner of Bastanchury Road and Plumosa Drive in Yorba Linda, CA. It's one block north of Mabel Paine Elementary School. 

 
 
 

Overview

Each volunteer will need to Check-in 

  1. Sign-in.

  2. Turn in the signed waiver.

  3. Get supplies if needed.

  4. As a group, listen to safety information reviewed by the Cleanup Coordinator.

  • Clean up all human or dog-created trash you can find, no matter how small! All dog waste must be removed!!  

  • When you are finished, bring all trash back to the information desk. Take a moment to look out at the street and appreciate how much cleaner and nicer it is. Congratulate yourself on a job well done, and thank yourself and your fellow volunteers for helping us provide clean, safe, dog-friendly street access and for helping to clean our community. 

* Please note the Poop Free Community is not responsible for any personal items left at the information desk during the clean-up.  We recommend bringing a backpack to carry your personal items with you, a lock for your bike, etc.