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Join UPS this April and May by taking part in the Great Global Cleanup!

During the month of April and May, UPSers can participate in The Great Global Clean Up, a worldwide campaign to rid the environment of waste and plastic pollution for good.

This Earth Month, UPS is proud to support the efforts of EARTHDAY.ORG participation in The Great Global Cleanup across our network and beyond.

EARTHDAY.ORG works around the world to drive meaningful action for our planet including:

·  Climate Action

·  Science and Education

·  Conservation and Restoration

· Plastic Pollution Reduction

Get Involved

  • Choose whether you want to host a UPS Clean Up, Join a UPS Cleanup, or join a public cleanup.

Host a Cleanup

  • Check out the Cleanup Tool Kit here
  • Select a location, such as a nearby park, river, or trail to clean up
  • Register your cleanup on UPS Community Connections (US/LATAM/EU/ISMEA/APAC) or N2N (Germany/Austria)
  • Communicate with the volunteers that sign up
  • Take pictures and have fun!
  • Come back to this page and report the great work you did

Join a UPS Cleanup

  • Take a look at UPS Community Connections (US/LATAM/EU/ISMEA/APAC) or N2N (Germany/Austria) to see any UPS cleanups happening near you
  • Sign up for the cleanup you want to join on UPS Community Connections / N2N
  • Show up, take pictures, and have fun!
  • Your event coordinator will tell us about the event on this page
  • Log your hours on UPS Community Connections / N2N

Join a Public Cleanup

  • Take a look at the Find an Upcoming Cleanup Map to see public cleanups happening near you
  • Contact the cleanup organizer for the event you want to join
  • If no public cleanup is available, please plan a private cleanup.
  • Take pictures and have fun!

Promote your volunteer activity to win prizes and inspire others:

  • Be sure to log your volunteer hours.
  • Post a picture of your group wearing UPS gear on social media (Volunteer shirts, hats etc.) 
  • Tag @EarthDayNetwork and @UPS_Foundation and use #DeliverWhatMatters #UPSFoundation #GreatGlobalCleanup so we can highlight you! (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram) 
  • By posting your picture on social, you could win one of 20+ cool sustainability prizes.



Fast Facts about Global Waste


Premature deaths annually caused by uncontrolled burning of household waste.


People live without any waste collection services.


Of all plastics ever produced have accumulated in the natural environment or landfills.

Find out more ways to get involved with EARTHDAY.ORG!