Great American Cleanup

Welcome to the Great American Cleanup (GAC), Denton's largest and longest-running community cleanup!

Cleanup: Saturday, March 26, 2022 (9 - 11 a.m.)

  • Registration is now closed. Walk-up registration is available at the Denton Civic Center on March 26 at 9 a.m. 


  • Jan. 23, 2022 - March 16, 2022
  • Open to individuals, groups, families, student organizations, church groups, scout and youth groups, etc. All are welcome to help!

Supply Pick-Up 

  • Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23 (8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
  • Denton Civic Center, 321 E. McKinney St., Denton, TX 76201
  • Supply pick-up is limited to registered participants who have submitted signed waivers. 
  • In-person supply pick-up available is also available at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 26
  • Supplies include:
    • Official 2022 GAC T-shirts*
    • Trash bags
    • Recycling bags
    • Disposable gloves
    • Onion bags (for waterway sites)
    • Litter pick-up sticks*
    • Hand sanitizer*

*first come, first served while supplies last

Volunteer Appreciation Party (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.)

Join us to celebrate your efforts in creating a clean and beautiful community at the GAC Volunteer Appreciation Party. 

  • Free lunch from Groovy Chicken and Waffles, Soulgood Texas Vegan Food Truck, and Dillas
  • Delicious frozen desserts from Southern Dole Whips
  • Entertainment: live DJ, face painting, bounce houses, and yard games
  • Education Vendors including Keep Denton Beautiful, Denton Parks and Recreation, Denton Sustainability, Watershed Protection, and more!
  • Prizes and giveaways for participants: Largest Group, Most Bags Collected, and Oddest Litter Item Found.
  1. Keep Denton Beautiful

    Physical Address
    321 E McKinney Street
    Denton, TX 76201

    Phone: 940-349-8737

  1. Sponsors
  2. Videos
  3. Report Your Cleanup
  4. 2021 GAC

Great American Cleanup Sponsors

We'd like to take a moment to thank our sponsors for their generous support.

List of 2022 Sponsors:

  • Keep America Beautiful
  • Keep Texas Beautiful
  • Denton Parks and Recreation
  • Denton Sustainability
  • Denton Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Denton Watershed Protection
  • Groovy Chicken and Waffles
  • Soulgood Food Truck
  • Southern Dole Whips
  • Pan Ector Industries
  • Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream
  • Gnome Cones