April 21 Meet-Up Locations

The LitterBugz have finalized the meet-up locations.  The Great Cleveland Clean-Up is happening April 21, 2018.  Volunteers will be set to deploy by 1:00pm.  Sign-ins start at 12:30pm.  The meet-up locations and areas to be covered are listed below. Public Square / Downtown CLE East End Restaurant / East Bank of the Flats Cleveland Aquarium […]

Assembling Leaders

Get ready to organize for April.  Our mission is to remove all of the litter from Cleveland in one single day.  Our target date for the Great Cleveland Clean-up is April 21, 2018.  The earlier we start recruiting, the more successful the event will be.  We are holding a networking and leadership assembly to engage […]

Momentum for September 23

After six years of hosting clean-ups, I finally feel the momentum.  My friends and I have picked up over one million pounds of litter with over 3,000 volunteers.  Our mission is to rid the entire City of Cleveland from litter in one single day.  This also includes about 40 cities surrounding Cleveland.  With over two […]

Becoming a Public Charity

I had to step away from the thousands of people in our program to focus on government paperwork.  I can finally see the finish line in completing our organizing documents and becoming a Public Charity.  In all honesty, I did not do well in school as I am dyslexic, a control freak, and have serious ADHD.  Perhaps this […]

Coordinators Needed for April 22

Dear Cleveland & surrounding public, Thank you for reading this! We have had tremendous growth in the past month and a half since we established our Board of Directors on January 22.  The need to remove litter from the entire city exists and is calling our name.  We have the opportunity to remove all the […]

Press Release – GCCU#4 – Feb. 16, 2017

For Release: February 16th, 2017 Contact:   Matt Schmidt Phone Number:  440-225-8215 Email: Local Organization Announces Citywide Litter Clean-Up CLEVELAND, Oh (February 16th, 2017) – Local litter and recycling action group, The LitterBugz, has announced its 4th annual Great Cleveland Clean-Up for Saturday, April 22nd.  Working towards removing all of the litter from Cleveland in […]

The Great Cleveland Cleanup

This year, we are working on a brand-new project. Our mission on September 14, 2013 is to remove ALL of the litter from the entire City of Cleveland in 3 hours! We calculated the approximate number of volunteers needed to accomplish this goal and that total is roughly 1,800 participants. Attend the Event on Facebook […]

Snow does not dissolve litter

As winter approaches, many notice the decrease in daylight and the cold that pierces our skin. Some people toss litter on the ground as a means to get rid of trash. This is not a good idea and greatly affects the overall moral of the city we live in. Some may do this because they […]