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Earth Day Trash Bash

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Join Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for Trash Bash 2018 - Iowa's largest Earth Day volunteer event. Together, we'll remove litter, tires and recyclables from Easter Lake Park. We'll be joined by our friends from Polk County Conservation.

Join us for part of the day or the whole afternoon. All are welcome. No experience necessary.

All volunteers must complete and return a signed volunteer waiver by Friday, March 30. Email signed waivers to Click here to download the waiver

Rain date: Monday, April 23.

About Earth Day Trash Bash

Trash Bash is a multi-organizational litter removal effort spread across approximately 70 project locations throughout the greater Des Moines metro. The event kicks off at noon at Cowles Commons downtown where volunteers are invited to enjoy lunch, music and educational booths before heading to their project locations for an afternoon of giving back to the community. Earth Day Trash Bash 2018 is presented by The City of Des Moines.

  • No experience necessary
  • Families welcome
  • You will be asked to sign a liability waiver


Contact INHF Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Louis at or 515-288-1846, ext. 35. 

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Friday, April 20, 2018

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Easter Lake Park
Des Moines, IA

Melanie Louis