Clear Lakers are so great at pitching in for their community!

And we’re hoping to do that again this year, with a cleanup week of April 18-23.

Congratulations to our 2021 Green Jacket Winner – the Clear Lake Jaycees!!!

And another huge thank you to all of the teams who participated in 2021: Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake; City of Ventura; Clear Lake Bank and Trust; Clear Lake Evening Lions Club; Clear Lake High School Girls Tennis and Golf; Clear Lake Jaycees; Clear Lake Rotary; CL Tel; Evelsizers and Friends; First Congregational Church; Friends of Trolley Trail; Hope Kids: Lutheran Church of Hope – Clear Lake; Iowa Regular Baptist Camp; Lahner Family; Little Lions; Masonite; MBT Bank; North 35th Street Neighborhood; North Iowa Touring Club; Plagge Family; Simply Nourished; Swarty’s LLC; Trash Busters; VFW; YohnCo.

You can register now for your favorite cleanup site(s).

Thank you for making a positive difference!!!!

Register now!

(To view locations, click the blue icon to enhance the map and then click the green icons to register.)

Teams Participating This Year in 2022

  • Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake
  • CL Tel
  • City of Ventura
  • Clear Creek Elementary School Students
  • Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce First Mates
  • Clear Lake Girls Golf Team
  • Clear Lake Jaycees
  • Clear Lake Pickleball
  • Clear Lake Rotary Club
  • Evelsizer Family
  • Four Winds Neighbors
  • Garbers Get Garbage
  • Glen\'s Tire Service
  • Hall Realty
  • Hope Kids - Lutheran Church of Hope -Clear Lake
  • Iowa Geocachers
  • MBT Bank
  • McKesson
  • North 35th Street Neighborhood
  • One Vision
  • One Vision - Community Integration
  • Open Bible Church
  • Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Health
  • Pritchard Family Auto Stores
  • Raymondrox
  • Team VFW
  • Wild + Free of North Iowa (Clear Lake)
  • YohnCo

Green Jacket Challenge

Augusta isn’t the only place to win the coveted “Green Jacket” in April. We have our own competition.

The winner is based on the following factors: number of years helping with the community cleanup; difficulty of cleanup site; number of volunteers. (Plus complex algorithm, shrouded in the tradition and mystery of the Masters,)

Winning teams have their name embroidered on the Green Jacket. Master’s Challenge Title Holders include:

  • 2021 – Clear Lake Jaycees
  • 2020 – Clear Lake Evening Lions
  • 2019 – North Iowa touring Club, North Iowa Spin, Spin and Devo, and Wayne’s Ski and Cycle.
  • 2017 – MBT Bank
  • 2016 – CL Tel
  • 2015 – Team VFW 4868
  • 2014 – North 35th Street Neighborhood
  • 2013 – Clear Lake Evening Lions
  • 2012 – Clear Lake Church of Christ
  • 2011 – Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake
  • 2010 – Clear Lake Bank and Trust

Trash Bash Registration

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  • N. 35th Street Neighborhood
  • N. 40th from #122 to Main
  • Main Avenue 35th – 40th
  • 40th from Main to Highway 106

Ventura Sites


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