Statistics

2017 Ohio River Sweep Statistics

  • 6 states: Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois
  • 113 Coordinators
  • 175 cleanup sites
  • 20,000 trash bags distributed
  • 2508 pairs of gloves distributed
  • 795 posters submitted to poster contest
  • 850 posters distributed
  • 10,000 brochures distributed
  • 8 tributaries to the Ohio River hosted one or more cleanup site:
    • Allegheny River, PA
    • Monongahela River, PA
    • Kentucky River, KY
    • South Licking River, KY
    • Indian Kentuck Creek, IN
    • Hocking River, OH
    • Lower Muskingum, OH
    • Little Blue River, IN
  • 3000 miles of shoreline (Includes both shores of the Ohio River and those of tributaries)
  • 86 counties hosted one or more cleanup site
  • 500 tons (100,000 pounds) of trash collected
  • 6 corporate sponsors hosted employee volunteer cleanups on their property

All Ohio River Sweep statistics are approximate and subject to update.