Clear Lakers are great at pitching in for their community!

Who: Everyone! Businesses, families, neighborhoods, friends, all ages (young children should have supervision)

What: Trash pick-up in our public and highly visible areas

Where: Choose from the sites listed or suggest another. We’ll add it to the map!

How: Just click on Register now! and select your site. But hurry, while your favorite spot is still available! Or stop by the Lakeview Room in City Park on April 20 at the OutdoorFest.

When: Any time from April 15-20. Your team registrant will be e-mailed the location of a dumpster if you clean up anytime between April 15-19. A dumpster will be at City Park after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 20.

Garbage Bags: Bags are available at the Chamber, 205 Main Ave.

Share: Take pictures of you and your group picking up trash and tag us (Clear Lake Earth Day) on your Facebook post!

2023 Green Jacket Winner – Pritchard Family Auto Stores!

Register now!

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

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:

  • 2023 – Pritchard Family Auto Stores
  • 2022 – Hall Realty
  • 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

Teams Participating This Year in 2024

  • Association for the Preservation of Clear Lake
  • CL Tel
  • City of Ventura
  • Clear Lake Evening Lions
  • Clear Lake First Mates
  • Clear Lake Girls Golf Team
  • Clear Lake Jaycees
  • Clear Lake Pickleball Club
  • Clear Lake Public Library ATLAS
  • Clear Lake Rotary
  • Clear Lake Track & Field
  • First Congregational Church
  • Hall Realty Team
  • Joe Dorobek
  • Lutheran Church of Hope -Powerlife Youth
  • N. 35th Street Neighborhood
  • O.V. Community Integration
  • One Vision Community Integration
  • Prairie Ridge
  • Pritchard Companies
  • Team Lion!
  • Team Squirrel!
  • Team Sue
  • Team VFW
  • Thayers
  • Woodford Lumber & Home

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


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