Great American Cleanup
Welcome to the Great American Cleanup (GAC), Denton's largest and longest-running community cleanup!
2022 Save the Date
- Save the Date: March 26, 2022
- Registration opens January 2022
GAC Education Expo
Learn more about the City departments who you'd typically see at the GAC Volunteer Party. Our friends in City departments have also generously donated swag for City of Denton swag bag prizes.
2021 GAC Results
During March 2021, nearly over 5 tons of litter were removed by small, socially-distanced volunteers! These dedicated community members removed trash and recycling from our city's streets, waterways, and public spaces, leaving Denton visibly cleaner and more beautiful.
- Total participants: 636
- Total bags of trash collected: 519
- Total bags of recycling collected: 147
GAC 2021 Contest Prizes
- Best Photo: Adhikari Family
- Honorable Mention: Jeremiah Call
- Most Bags Collected: DATCU - East Branch, 21 bags
- Oddest Item Found: Girl Scout Troop 7849 - Texas Instruments TI-84 Graphic Plus Calculator
Report Your Great American Cleanup
If you were unable to turn in your GAC report during the event, there's still time to add your efforts to the overall impact. Don't wait - submit your cleanup report online.
Great American Cleanup Sponsors
We'd like to take a moment to thank our sponsors for their generous support.
List of sponsors:
- Beth Marie's Old Fashioned Ice Cream
- Denton Parks and Recreation
- Denton Solid Waste and Recycling
- Denton Watershed Protection
- Gnome Cones
- Keep America Beautiful
- Keep Texas Beautiful
- Pan Ector Industries
- Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers