Clean Sweep

clean sweep

Each April, Keep Austin Beautiful hosts Clean Sweep, a city-wide service day spanning 130+ sites in 31 zip codes throughout Austin and resulting in over 29 tons of trash removed by 4,000 plus volunteer who contribute 8,700 hours contributed. The network of cleanups is followed by a not-to-be-missed volunteer party featuring free t-shirts, lunch, live music, children’s environmental activities, recycled art, a unique object contest, door prizes, and more!

Site Leader Registration Cleanup Inquiries   Party Inquiries   Sponsor

Clean Sweep 2016 presented by Samsung

City-wide Cleanup

Saturday, April 9th 
9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.
Locations all over Austin - see the 2015 Site Map.

  • SITE AND LEADER REGISTRATION - Register to lead a cleanup at your favorite neighborhood, school, creek, or park! 
  • GENERAL VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION - Register to be a Clean Sweep volunteer, and learn about our different volunteer opportunities both before and during the event. Opens March 6th.

Volunteer Appreciation Party 

Saturday, April 9th 
11:00 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Fiesta Gardens, 2100 Jesse E. Segovia St.

  • Live Music 
  • Free Lunch, Drinks, Snacks, and Treats
  • Free Event T-shirts for early registrants
  • Door Prizes
  • Environmental Education Fair with hands-on activities 
  • Most Unique Object Contest

1 P.M. Fusebox Festival performance of The Biodiversity of Texas by Animal Facts Club

The Biodiversity of Texas is a one-hour long interactive, educational, and science-based performance that uses colorful backdrops, puppets, costumes, audio, and narrative to explore the wildlife and ecology of Texas. The performance takes viewers of all ages on a journey through five Texas ecosystems and briefly goes back in time to see what Austin was like 100 million years ago.

Amplify the Giving

Please join us in supporting this exciting event by making an Amplify Austin donation on March 8th.

Want to do more? We invite you to sign-up to be a Clean Sweep Fundraising Team Leader. You can register on Amplify Austin to create your own campaign page. If 50 leaders sign up each recruiting 10 people to give $10, we can reach our goal! Or if you are volunteering for Clean Sweep, challenge others to give a $1 for every pound you collect – the trash and the giving will add up fast!

Become a Sponsor

Clean Sweep is the perfect opportunity to garner your business recognition in the community while supporting an event that mobilizes over 4,000 volunteers and removes 30 tons of litter from our city in the very neighborhoods your business is located. Find out more information about how your business can become a 2016 Clean Sweep Sponsor, donate door prizes, or provide cleanup supplies by contacting Monica via email or at 512.391.0617 x703.

All donations go to provide poison ivy block, first aid kits, sunscreen, and safety vests for cleanups and to help us throw a rockin' volunteer appreciation party. 


Presented by

Area Level Sponsors

Goodpop |  KIND  |  1-800- Got Junk

Site Level Sponsors

  Capital Cruises  |  Congress Avenue Kayaks

Live Love Paddle  | Rowing Dock  |  The Expedition School 

  Texas Rowing Center  |  Zilker Boat Rentals