Green Up Ashland Committee

Welcome to the Green Up Ashland Website where we provide information on our annual town clean-up.

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This year's event will take place on
Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
9am - 12noon
at the Stone Park Pavilion.

Current satellite check in locations TBD

Participate individually or with a group (family, friends, scouts, sports teams, civic groups, religious groups, etc.). 

This is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while contributing to your community.

Please bring your own work gloves and wear bright clothing for safety.
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GreenUp stats from 2014:

151 total participants


220 Yellow bags were distributed for trash collection


50 Clear yellow bags were distributed for trash collection (recyclable trash gathered)

61 locations throughout the town were cleaned up!!...

4 community service volunteers from Ashland High School assisted

2 Boy Scout troops participated

Green Up Clean Up Stats from 2013:

48 streets/locations where cleaned up

+150 participants took on the neighborhoods and community

200 33 gal bags where handed out from Stone Park

4 dozen Honey Dew donuts were consumed

And.. Drum roll…
38.016 (+/-) cubic yards of garbage was collected for pickup! To give you a visual –  a standard stove equals 1 cu yd and a couch equals to 2 cu yds!

Way to go everyone! Thank you to all who helped make last year's Green Up Clean Up a success! Can we do better this year?

Suggested areas for clean up include:

Your own street or neighborhood


Downtown areas
Frond Street, including the area around the Library
Stone Park
Ashland House Complex and Town Hall areas

Mill Pond Park

Bay Circuit Trail Area (from Concord Court to Myrtle Street)

Raymond Marchetti Street

Pleasant Street including Marathon Park

Concord Street, including the area around the Mindess School


Farther afield (vehicle required)

Wildwood Cemetery

Ponderosa Road

Eliot Street including the area around the 4-H Center

Eliot Street toward Sherborn

MBTA Access Road

Gryncel Park, High Street

Pond Street (Route 126) between Eliot Street and Framingham town line

Route 135

Cedar Street

Oak Street and Oregon Road

Fountain Street near Reservoir

Cordaville Road

Driveway from Eliot Street to Monro Muffler/Brake Service

East Union Street near the High School (perfect area for High School volunteers)

Prospect Street

Fountain Street (TONS of litter, especially on the water side)

Winter Street

Raymond Marchetti Street

Downtown, from Myrtle Street to Concord Street

Main Street, across from Kidde Fenwal, along the water and woods


Our web site is a work in progress. We are compiling more content to post, so please keep checking back for updates. If you have any suggestions for improvements to this website, please e-mail
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