Great American Cleanup

Welcome to the Great American Cleanup (GAC), Denton's largest and longest-running community cleanup!

2022 Save the Date

  • Save the Date: March 26, 2022
  • Registration opens January 2022

GAC Education Expo

Learn more about the City departments who you'd typically see at the GAC Volunteer Party. Our friends in City departments have also generously donated swag for City of Denton swag bag prizes.

  1. 2021 GAC
  2. Report Your Cleanup
  3. Sponsors
  4. Videos
  5. Photos

2021 GAC Results

During March 2021, nearly over 5 tons of litter were removed by small, socially-distanced volunteers! These dedicated community members removed trash and recycling from our city's streets, waterways, and public spaces, leaving Denton visibly cleaner and more beautiful.

Event Results

  • Total participants: 636
  • Total bags of trash collected: 519
  • Total bags of recycling collected: 147

GAC 2021 Contest Prizes

  • Best Photo: Adhikari Family
  • Honorable Mention: Jeremiah Call
  • Most Bags Collected: DATCU - East Branch, 21 bags
  • Oddest Item Found: Girl Scout Troop 7849 - Texas Instruments TI-84 Graphic Plus Calculator