Central Jersey Stream Team
Central Jersey Stream Team

Our Next Cleanup Event is Saturday, June 29, 2019

Rahway Community Cleanup

June 29, 2019 -  9:30am - 1:00pm

Please join CJST as we again venture outside the Raritan watershed and help our friends at the Rahway River Watershed Association continue to clean a section of the river behind city hall and the library in Rahway.  We pulled tons of tires, shopping carts, bikes and other junk out of here last September.  During this cleanup, we will focus on the sections just upstream and downstream of the previous location.  The river bottom will again be accessible when the tide is low although it won't be dropping quite as low as last time.  This will be another wet and muddy one!  We will wade in to pull out trash using a few boats for transport.  Please bring waders or wear some old sneakers that can get wet and dirty!  There will again be the opportunity to clean along the banks for those who don't want to go in the water.  The water team will also need help moving the junk from the river to the disposal area.  Rahway DPW will be handling trash disposal.  We hope that many of our regular volunteers will again make the trip and we that are local volunteers from last year will join us again!

The event begins at 9:30 AM and will end around 1:00 PM.  Please meet next to the library at 2 City Hall Plaza in Rahway.  There is plenty of parking.  Look for the CJST truck and trailer.  Join us for sign up, instructions and safety and enjoy some food for volunteers after the the cleanup sponsored by the Rahway Public Library!

Please note that registration/RSVP is important so that we know what kind and how many supplies to bring and get a headcount for lunch.  This is especially true if you are bringing a larger group.

Volunteer Instructions:

1.  Bring along your family and friends! It's going to be a really fun and great day! The more junk we find the more rewarding the experience!

2. Wear sturdy footwear and clothing you don't mind getting dirty or wet!  Bring waders if you have them and want to get in the water.  And dress for the weather!  And bring a change of shoes!


We will provide garbage bags, work gloves, tools, and water for volunteers.

So please come on out and help the river! We look forward to restoring this small piece of the Rahway wathershed with you!


Please contact Jens Riedel at jens.riedel@cjstreamteam.org or 908 240-1346 if you have questions or if you plan on bringing a larger group.


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The Central Jersey Stream Team is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to the restoration of New Jersey's waterways and surrounding land for environmental protection and sustainable recreational use. Our aim is community engagement with hands on projects designed to encourage a new understanding of

New Jersey's waterways!


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