Sept. 18 marks World Cleanup Day 2021, the world’s largest bottom-up citizen movement to eliminate pollution and plastic waste. World Cleanup Day is held annually on the third Saturday in September.

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World Cleanup Day 2020 united 11 million people in 166 countries. All of these environmental heroes got involved despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Since 2018, World Cleanup Day has brought millions of people together for the largest trash collection day in human history. In 2018, 17.6 million and in 2019, 21.2 million environmental heroes participated in an epic 36-hour green wave of cleanups around the globe - starting in New Zealand and traveling around the world before ending in Hawaii.

You can register your organization to create cleanups, participate in cleanups, and help make a change for a better world. For 2021, expects 180 participating countries, 50 million volunteers and 280,000 tons of trash collected. But this can only happen if you join in. Register now at