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.

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.


Clean California - Del Rio Trail Project Groundbreaking

Events and News

Dump Day events are until capacity is reached.

  • December 3: Dump Day - Del Norte Regional Recycling & Transfer Station, 111 South Del Norte Blvd in Oxnard from 6 am to 5 pm.
  • December 3: Dump Day - Ford Park East, 8000 Park Lane, in Bell Gardens from 7 am to 2 pm.
  • December 3: Dump Day - 4800 Caliente Street in New Cuyama from 8 am to 12 pm.
  • December 7: Beautify Blythe Groundbreaking - Miller Park, 14th Ave and South Lovekin Blvd, in Blythe at 12 pm.
  • December 10: Dump Day - Caltrans Riverside Maintenance Station, 1091 Everton Place in Riverside from 9 am to 3 pm.
  • December 10: Dump Day – Saddleback Church, 1 Saddleback Pkwy in Lake Forest from 9 am to 12 pm.
  • December 10: Dump Day – Visalia City Yard, 335 N Cain St. in Visalia from 7 am to 12 pm.
  • December 10: Dump Day – Calaveras County Government Center, 891 Mtn. Ranch Rd in San Andreas from 8 am to 12 pm.
  • December 10: Dump Day – John Smith Landfill, 2650 John Smith Road in Hollister from 9 am to 3 pm.

Measuring Progress

Litter Collection

7/1/22 - 6/30/23

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