Volunteers for the 12th annual Xstream Cleanup on Saturday, August 8 removed about 17,888 pounds of debris from area waterways and illegal dump sites. Cleanups were held at 34 sites in Bettendorf, Davenport, LeClaire and rural Scott County, Iowa; and in Hampton, Milan, Moline, Rock Island and Silvis, Illinois.

A total of 671 volunteers worked 1,880 hours and collectively gathered 705 bags of trash, 119 tires, 5 appliances, 4 bicycles, 11 pieces of furniture, and 11 televisions. This total includes 14,100 pounds of trash, 2,856 pounds of tires, 375 pounds of appliances, 92 pounds of bicycles, 275 pounds of furniture and 165 pounds of televisions.

Additional items collected included vinyl siding, a mattress, lawn chairs, a swimming pool, a stroller, car parts, railroad ties, fencing, cement blocks and large pieces of Styrofoam.

Volunteers at five sites also worked to clear invasive species and vegetation from natural areas.


Please visit our Sponsors Page to view the incredible list of sponsors. We can not thank them enough for making Xstream Cleanup possible year after year.


Xstream Cleanup 2015 will be the 12th annual Xstream Cleanup! Interested in learning more about past cleanups? You can learn about Xstream Cleanup history and view results from past Xstream Cleanup events. See photos from previous cleanups on our Flickr Page.

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City of Bettendorf
City of Davenport
City of East Moline
City of LeClaire
Village of Milan
City of Moline
City of Rock Island
City of Silvis
Keep Moline Beautiful
Keep Rock Island Beautiful
Living Lands & Waters
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Quad Cities Earth Week Coalition
Waste Commission of Scott County