On a brisk, cool Saturday morning, 75 volunteers came out to the U.S. Coast Guard Station to participate in the Lake Eufaula annual cleanup. More than 2 tons of trash were collected along dock floats and various areas of the lake shoreline. “Over 80 percent of all trash getting Read More
Thanks to everyone who helped out! Here are the notes from Mike Clelland: The Alabama River cleanup was coordinated locally by John-Paul O’Driscoll, Chair of Autauga County PALS, and included several partnerships of Alabama Power, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of Read More
The 2015 Schedule page has been updated. Just in case you had already added some dates to your personal calendars, here is what has moved: The Gorgas cleanup has moved from May 22 to June 5, to avoid the Memorial Day conflict. Read More
Renew Our Rivers has grown from a single river cleanup event in Gadsden to a nationally recognized campaign that includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the Florida panhandle, six river systems and brings together more than 10,000 volunteers.
Alabama Power, with the help of volunteers around the Southeast, removed more than 12 million pounds of trash from 2000 to 2012 through Renew Our Rivers. The trash and debris removed includes bottles and cans to tires, water heaters, refrigerators and boats.
You can count on Alabama Power to continue working hard to make Alabama a better place to live.
Sign up to volunteer along the lake nearest you during Renew Our Rivers. Contact the coordinator listed on the schedule for details and directions.