Adopting a trash site is optional. You are welcome to clean trash anywhere. These sites are suggestions.

Click the links in the pins on the map or in the site description next to the map to get more detail about each location. To adopt one of these trash sites, make note of the entry ID and list it in the ‘Cleanup Site’ section of your Source to Sea Cleanup group leader registration.

NOTE: sites are hidden from this map once they are adopted.

Site Name

Inside the floodwall behind Hampden Paper

Entry Id






Name of body of water (river, stream, lake, etc.)

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Appleton Street, the end of it near the river

Brief description of the trash site

This site is located along the flood wall. It might be a good site to check on each year to see if it needs attention. Angie is the staff person who has actually visited the site.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Illegally dumped household trash

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


Are boats or special equipment needed for cleanup? If so, explain

Nothing special needed

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

I'm not sure