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POSTPONED: Brandywine River Clean Up

POSTPONED: Brandywine River Clean Up

This event is postponed, check back soon for new dates and information.

More than 500,000 residents in Pennsylvania and Delaware rely on the Brandywine as the source of their drinking water. Each year, the Annual Brandywine River Cleanup helps to ensure cleaner water for communities that rely on the Brandywine as a source for their drinking water, a healthier habitat for wildlife, and a safer environment for recreational activities. Since the event's inception, volunteers have removed more than 30 tons of trash from the banks of the Brandywine between Lenape and the Delaware state line.

Excitingly, 2020 is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day as well as 10th anniversary of the Brandywine Creek Greenway. We hope that you’ll celebrate these momentous milestones by joining us as the Brandywine Conservancy teams up with multiple townships along the Brandywine River for a neighborhood cleanup collaboration! Inspired by the beauty of the Brandywine Greenway, cleanups will encompass the banks of the Brandywine River at specific locations, find where your closest cleanup is below. Then, join us at the Brandywine Conservancy campus for lunch and celebration!

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OUR CLEANUP LOCATION HAS CHANGED, please meet at one of our cleanup locations:

Brandywine Conservancy
1 Hoffmans Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Mercers Mill
715-725 W. Miner St.
West Chester, PA 19382

Mt. Airy Road
255 Mt. Airy Road
Coatesville, PA 19320

Kerr Park
Park Lane
Downingtown, PA 19335

Volunteers are advised to wear hats, long pants, heavy shoes or boots, and sunscreen. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. 

Lunch will be provided at the Brandywine Conservancy at noon.

This event is appropriate for children over the age of five.


Print and sign a waiver for every member of your party. If the volunteer is under the age of 18, this document must be signed by a legal guardian.

Questions? Email kleroy@brandywine.org or Call 610-388-8341


The Brandywine River Cleanup is made possible by: American Rivers, Keep PA Beautiful, Republic Services and Wegman's