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

CT River off Tourtelotte St.

Entry Id






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

Connecticut River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Side streets off of Route 116/Chicopee Street: Emerson, Erline, Tourtelotte, Riverview Place, Adams, and Leslie

Brief description of the trash site

Small streets all dead-end at the river and there are paths or dumped trash at the end, down to river. It's possible to walk along the river in this area.

Streets: Emerson, Erline, Tourtelotte, Riverview Place, Adams, and Leslie. There are sometimes homeless encampments in this area -- leave active ones undisturbed.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Litter, dumped trash, bulky items

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


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

A dumpster and/or pickup truck would be helpful here.

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

I'm not sure