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Our Mission

Our Mission is to solve the trash problem at its roots: by changing the social norms, and fixing the structural problems that drive littering and dumping.

We start by cleaning up trashed areas, then we put in place solutions that reduce littering and dumping permanently.  We have an experimental and data-driven approach, and trial many different interventions to reduce trashing.

 

Our goal is to eliminate trashing permanently.

Our Projects

Untrash East Bay Currently has 7 Active Projects 

Lake Merritt, Western University Encampments, Aquatic Park, Grizzly Peak, Strawberry Canyon, Wildcat Canyon and Berkeley Streets. 

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Berkeley

Berkeley Parks

This project focuses on untrashing Berkeley Parks.

There is significant overlap with East Bay Creeks....

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Oakland

Oakland Parks

Lake Merritt and Mosswood Park is start of our Oakland Parks campaign. We're looking for people to adopt other parks.

There is significant overlap wi...

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Richmond

Richmond Streets

Richmond Streets by neighborhood. See map of Richmond Neighborhoods at: https://tinyurl.com/tecexzt3...

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Berkeley, Oakland, East Bay Hills

Grizzly-Skyline-Redwood

This project focuses on the East Bay Ridge Roads: Grizzly Peak, Skyline, and Redwood. We have completed a first cleaning across 3.5 miles of Grizzly P...

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East Bay Hills

East Bay Backroads

The backroads around dense urban areas are the targets of a huge amount of dumping.

To date, we’ve primarily focused on Wildcat road, especially the ...

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Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland, East Bay Hills

East Bay Creeks

This project focuses specifically on untrashing creeks.

Bay Area Creeks still provide important habitat, and several are home to Steelhead Trout, an...

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Berkeley

Berkeley Streets

Our Berkeley Streets project focuses on the main commercial streets in Berkeley, including one block on either side. Downtown, and University Ave and ...

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Oakland

Oakland Streets

This project focuses on untrashing Oakland City Streets, see the East Bay Highways project for significant overlap.

We’ve divided the city up into Oa...

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Berkeley, Oakland

East Bay Highways

This project focuses on cleaning up around the major highways crossing the East Bay, a great deal of this work is focused on cleaning around homeless ...

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East Bay Hills

East Bay Canyons

This project includes the East Bay Canyons. This project overlaps with East Bay Creeks, but is focused on the cleaning the land. The canyons above Ber...

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Richmond, Berkeley, Oakland, East Bay Coastal

Coastal Parklands

This project includes all the Coastal Parklands from the Carquinez Bridge South through Oakland, including the Bay Trail.

Also see East Bay Highways ...

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