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
Entry Id




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

Ct River

Name of the nearest road or crossroads

Great Meadows Riverfront

Brief description of the trash site

Trash along the eastern shoreline of the CT river. Small and medium-sized trash, which likely needs to be accessed via boat.

Type(s) of trash at the site

Styrofoam, plastic waste, metal, misc household items and trash

Estimated number of volunteers this site needs for cleanup


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

Boats will likely be necessary to access the shore

Is this site suitable for children under 12?

Yes, ok for children