Clean Up & Green Up: Join Us This Spring

Posted on March 20, 2024

The Great American Cleanup is here! With events taking place between March 20 through June 20, now’s the time to get something on your calendar!  


Spearheaded nationally by Keep America Beautiful, the Great American Cleanup® unifies and beautifies communities across the country in a grassroots spring-cleaning movement.  

Our local Great American Cleanup - Green Up & Clean Up offers many opportunities to organize groups and participate in safe, outdoor activities to make tangible improvements in Martin County.

Continue reading to check out how to get involved in upcoming events and opportunities!

Get Involved!

We can help you coordinate a cleanup of your own, spread the word, and provide cleanup supplies - contact us to start planning today!

For more info, check out our guide on:



Do you have an upcoming project already planned?

Need a partner to help recruit volunteers?



Looking to become a sponsor? There's still time!


Click here or on the button for more info!


Water Fest

Sat., March 23

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Memorial Park

Mark your calendars for the 10th Annual Water Fest presented by the City of Stuart and Citizens4H2O!

This fun and interactive environmental festival educates the public on the value of water and the importance of protecting our water resources.

For more info, click here.

House of Hope Gleaning

3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/18, 5/25

8:30am - 11:30am

Western Palm City

Gleaning is harvesting the produce remaining after a field has been professionally picked. Once harvested, the produce is distributed to House of Hope pantries instead of being plowed back into the soil. Volunteer support is essential.

Pre-registration is required. For more info, contact Natasha at or 772.286.4673 ext. 1013.

For more info, click here.

Virtual Water Ambassador Program

4/16, 5/21, 6/18

Join Martin County, SeaGrant and the UF-IFAS extension for the Martin County Water Ambassador lunch and learn webinar series, 12 - 1pm on Tuesdays and learn about water conservation and protection.

Registration is required. Click the dates below to register.

City of Stuart Composting Workshop

April 17, 2024

6 pm – 7 pm

Learn how to compost your veggie and yard scraps and turn it into nutrients for your lawn or garden! Composting reduces the need for fertilizers and pesticides, cuts down on the amount of trash in the landfill, and reduces the costs of carbon emissions.

Although composting equipment is only available to City of Stuart Customers, the workshops are open to the entire County.

To pre-register, contact Anne Hawkins at (772) 600-1206 or

For more info Click Here.

Hobe Sound Chamber Cleanup

Saturday, April 20, 2024

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Harry & the Natives

Join the Hobe Sound Chamber of Commerce & Jenkins Landscape Co. for a Hobe Sound Area Cleanup starting at Harry & the Natives. Volunteers receive a Live. Love. Local. tee shirt, morning refreshments and all clean-up supplies.

Click Here for more info.

Earth Day Downtown Stuart Cleanup

Saturday, April 20

8:00am - 12:00pm

Flagler Park

Join Stuart Main Street for the second annual Downtown Cleanup in celebration of Earth Day, April 20.

For more info and to register, Click Here.

Hazardous Waste Collection

It's the perfect time for some spring cleaning! The HazMobile provides a safe and convenient way for residents to dispose of household hazardous waste.

Martin County residents may bring up to 100 pounds of household hazardous waste to the Mobile Household Hazardous Waste Collection Vehicle "HazMobile" for FREE disposal. Residents can also bring their Hazardous Waste to the disposal center in Palm City.

For more info, a list of acceptable items and the HazMobile scheduleClick Here.


Adoption Programs:


Our Adopt-A-Road programs offers businesses, civic groups, school groups, places of worship, families, and individuals the opportunity to adopt a section of county-maintained roadside for the purpose of litter reduction.

Teams make a commitment to remove litter along their adopted area at least six times a year. We provide safety vests, trash bags, and pick-up sticks. 

To Adopt-A-Road or get more info Click Here.

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