Trash Bash 2022


The Muskegon River Trash Bash is an annual family-friendly cleanup event that hopes to encourage residents and visitors of all ages to pitch in to protect the river, its tributaries, and the thousands of acres of land that surround it. The watershed covers approximately 2,725 square miles, includes 94 connecting streams, and travels over 216 miles through nine counties from Higgins Lake to Lake Michigan in Muskegon.

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One team member must register on the MRWA Trash Bash website and complete their clean-up in August 2022. Registration will begin July 1.


Involvement in the 2022 Muskegon River Trash Bash provides many benefits to your company, the environment, and your employees.

  • Positive impact to Muskegon River – help the river where we live and work.
  • Raise employee morale by engaging them in something we all love – the Muskegon River!
  • Company recognition – get your name and logo out there!
  • Community engagement – your company is part of the community – this is a great way to show it!

What a fun, easy way to help meet your sustainability goals!

How can your company or organization help the 2022 Muskegon River Trash Bash?

  • Volunteer time on the planning committee.
  • Support a company cleanup team.
  • Donations - Monetary and/or giveaway items.

 Contact us at or call (231) 591-2324