Mitigating Tire Pollution in the Anacostia River

Mitigating Tire Pollution in the Anacostia River One major cause of pollution in the Anacostia River is litter. This can include plastic bags, bottles, and even waste tires. While small […]

Biggest MLK Day Cleanup on Record!

Anacostia Riverkeeper and Pope Branch Park Restoration Alliance Host Biggest MLK Day Cleanup on Record Anacostia Riverkeeper celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023 with our ninth year collaborating with […]

Policies for a #PlasticFree Anacostia

GW students pose with pile of trash pulled from the Bandalong

Trash is one of the most wide-spread pollutants effecting the Anacostia River, and the EPA has designated the river as “impaired by trash”, imposing a total maximum daily load (TMDL). […]

Plastic Free July Webinar

Clean Waterways cleanups and advocacy for the Anacostia are key actions that Anacostia Riverkeeper takes to improve the water quality of the River.

Plastic Free July Webinar Trash Talk!  As part of “Plastic Free July”, Anacostia Riverkeeper hosted a webinar on the challenges related to waste reduction in Washington, DC with a specific […]