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

Hewes Brook along Shoestrap Road

Entry Id





New Hampshire

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

Hewes Brook

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Shoestrap Road

Brief description of the trash site

This site is on a steep bank of Hewes Brook, A tributary to the Connecticut River. This site is a large scree slope of trash that has accumulated over many decades. This site was a town dump at one point. Illegal dumping continues to occur.

Hewes brook is a tributary of the Connecticut River. From this site it is less than a mile to the river. The trash makes its way into Hewes Brook and then into the Connecticut.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Cars, bottles, tires, old metal

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


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

Steep slope would require special equipment

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

I'm not sure