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 to prevent stormwater pollution.

Check out the Stormwater Public Education Campaign “Let’s Change This to That” launch news release.

Help Spread the Word. Use our campaign toolkits to help share the message.

Clean California Rio Dell Projects

Measuring Progress

Litter Collection

July 2021-June 2022

Events and News

  • June 25: Dump Day – John Thurman Field, 601 Neece Drive in Modesto from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • June 25: Dump Day – Pumice Valley Transfer Station, 200 Dross Road (off Highway 120 East) in Lee Vining from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • July 5: Stormwater - Folsom Lake State Recreation Area Cleanup, 7755 Folsom-Auburn Road from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • July 9: Stormwater - Orange County Coastkeeper Huntington State Beach Cleanup - 22355 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach - Brookhurst and PCH Entrance from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • July 16: Stormwater - Orange County Coastkeeper San Clemente State Beach Cleanup - 250 Avenida Califia, San Clemente, CA from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • September 6: Stormwater - Folsom Lake State Recreation Area Cleanup, 7755 Folsom-Auburn Road from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.