Kyle Juszczyk - Clean California

Remove Litter • Create Jobs • Beautify California

Caltrans is investing in removing litter, creating jobs, educating the public and engaging the community to transform unsightly roadsides into spaces of pride for all Californians.

Events and News

Coastal Cleanup Day is this September 23, 2023! From the Sierra to the seas, we can all get involved to help improve the quality of our stormwater & waterways. Use the Coastal Commission’s helpful map to find a cleanup in your area and volunteer today! Details for each event are listed under each pin.

Dump Day events are until capacity is reached.

  • September 23: Clean CA and Keep Riverside Clean & Beautiful – Martha McClean Anza Narrows Park, 5759 Jurupa Ave, Riverside, CA from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
  • September 23: Stormwater Program and American River Parkway Foundation “Great American River Cleanup” – Discovery Park, Oak Site Picnic Area | 1600 Garden Hwy Sacramento, CA from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, 9/23.
  • September 23: Stormwater Program at Refuse Refuse San Francisco’s “Keep Our Highways and Waterways Clean, No Butts!” cleanup event - Ocean Beach | 734 La Playa St. San Francisco, CA from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, 9/23.
  • September 23: Stormwater Program at Orange County Coastkeeper’s Coastal Cleanup Day – Huntington State Beach, Tower 10 | 21601 Pacific Coast Highway Huntington Beach, CA from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, 9/23.
  • Sept. 30 – Oct. 1: Clean CA at the Goleta Lemon Festival – 7050 Phelps Road, Goleta, CA from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday.
  • Every Tuesday & Saturday: Clean CA & Carmel Cares Downtown Detail Cleanup from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Sign up to volunteer for a detail.

Measuring Progress

Litter Collection

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Zero litter is the goal. Let's do it together.

Get Involved

Adopt A Highway 


Accepting applications to help maintain our highways! Get more information or sign up

Volunteers can receive up to $250 per month for litter collection!

Clean California Beautification Projects 

Clean California Beautification Projects

Clean California provides funds to clean and beautify public spaces in underserved communities.

Local Grant Program funds projects for local and regional public agencies, transit agencies, tribal governments and nonprofit organizations.

State Beautification Program funds improve the aesthetics of public spaces with transformative beautification projects along the state highway system.

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Career opportunities and jobs for all Californians, including veterans, students, artists, people experiencing homelessness, and those re-entering society from incarceration.

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Small changes can have a major impact on our waterways. Learn how you can help prevent stormwater pollution.


Important: The Clean California Local Grant program does not provide funding for upgrades or improvements to residential properties. For more information on eligible items for the Local Grant Program, visit the Local Grant Program page.