Downtown Bettendorf Cleanup with Debris Tracker | October 15, 2021

Event Date
Friday - 10/15/2021
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Event Description

Help launch a new initiative! Join the Downtown Bettendorf Organization in the collection of debris and data collection using the free Debris Tracker app. 

Become a citizen scientist! The Quad Cities has been selected for Phase 2 of the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative. The data gathered in the Quad Cities will be analyzed to understand the state of plastic litter in river communities in the region. The goal is to generate as rich a picture as possible, within the month of October, of the extent and type of litter along the Mississippi River. 

Join this scheduled event to help reach the goals - volunteers of any experience level are welcome! 

DOWNLOAD the "Marine Debris Tracker" for your mobile device: APPLE App Store | ANDROID Google Play

OPEN THE APP and select list labeled 'Mississippi River Plastic Pollution/MRCTI'

COLLECT LITTER & COLLECT DATA by logging what items you pick up in the Marine Debris Tracker app on your phone

--Marine Debris Tracker Field Guide available here--


Picture of Jetty Park in Bettendorf

1777 Isle Pkwy Bettendorf, IA 5272
Event type
Light Duty Cleanup and Data Collection for the Mississippi River Plastic Pollution Initiative
Meet Up Location
Volunteers Meet at Jetty Park in Bettendorf, behind the Isle of Capri along the river. The event will kick off at this location and move along the Riverfront.
Registration for event
If you have additional family members, add them below. If you have a large group, please contact us to get set up.
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  By registering for and participating in this cleanup I agree I will not hold any coordinating or sponsoring organization or their officers, employees and agents, or any other volunteer associated with any cleanup activities whether as a result of their negligence or the negligence of others, responsible for any  injuries or damages that may occur as a result of participation.


understand and agree the activity I am participating in is one where the possibility exists, however slight, that injury could occur. I am in adequate physical condition to engage in this activity.

I give permission for my likeness captured on video, photo and digital camera during ­­the event to be used solely for the purposes of promoting the event on their Web site or in any promotional material or publications, and waive any rights of compensation or ownership.

I understand this is a volunteer activity and will receive no compensation of any kind for labor rendered during this cleanup. 

I have completed this release and waiver for myself and my child/children under the age of 18.