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Sat, Dec 09


Saratoga Ave/I-280 Northbound Off-ramp

San Jose

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San Jose
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Time & Location

Dec 09, 2023, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Saratoga Ave/I-280 Northbound Off-ramp


About the event

VTA, in a multi-agency partnership with Caltrans Clean CA, California Highway Patrol, Keep America Beautiful, and Valley Water, is sponsoring a cleanup with City of San Jose. The purpose of the event is to increase public awareness of the hazards of improperly disposed trash on the highways to drivers, environment, and neighborhood residents.

Free litter kits and t-shirts for participating volunteers. Must be 16 years or older, and there is a cap limit on the number of volunteers due to highway work zone safety restrictions.

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, December 09, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Location: Saratoga Ave/I-280 Northbound Off-ramp, San Jose (Directions)
  • Parking: 471 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129 (Directions)


  • 9:00 to 9:15: Volunteer check-in and pick-up cleaning gear
  • 9:15 to 9:30: Event kick-off and safety briefing
  • 9:30 to 10:30: Clean off-ramp area
  • 10:30 to 11:00: Return gear, count trash, refreshments, and group photo!

Event Day Considerations

Be prepared for both cool and hot weather conditions. Volunteers should wear multi-layers, long pants, closed-toe shoes, and sun protection. Masks requirements are based on current guidance from Santa Clara County Health Department.

Additional Notes:

  • This event will be cancelled if rain is forecasted for the clean-up day. (7-day weather forecast for San Jose)
  • Clean-up equipment, personal protective gear, bottled waterm and light snacks will be provided.

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