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SOLVE Wins the LT Public Relations 2016 Nonprofit Challenge - 3/9/2016 [LT Public Relations]

Plastic May Outweigh Fish in Oceans by 2050 - 1/26/2016 []

Experts believe there is 165 million tons of plastic in the world’s oceans right now. By 2050, this plastic is predicted to outweigh the amount of fish in the ocean.


5000 volunteers expected for SOLVE beach cleanup - 09/18/2015 []

The Willamette River at Portland's South Waterfront, September 16, 2015. A International Coastal Cleanup around the world set for Saturday

Clackamas River clean up nets tons of garbage - 09/14/2015 []

Clackamas, September 14, 2015. A 20-mile cleanup on the Clackamas River from Estacada to the Clackamette was the spot where volunteers worked to rid the waterway of junk and debris.


Oregon Lottery & SOLVE - Together, We Do Good Things - 08/19/2015 [YouTube]

Oregon Coast, August 19, 2015. Oregon Lottery funds keep our watersheds clean and healthy. And you can help. Join us September 19 at the SOLVE Beach & Riverside Cleanup. Because when we work together, Oregon wins.


SOLVE, Elite Care join to clean up Stringfield Family Park - 06/29/2015 [Clackamas Review]

Stringfield Family Park, June 25, 2015. Children, their parents, grandparents, and even in some cases, their great-grandparents gathered at Stringfield Family Park in Oak Grove last week to do one thing — pick up trash. -Ellen Spitaleri


SOLVE & Elite Care clean up Stringfield Family Park - 06/26/2015 [KOIN 6 News]

Stringfield Family Park, June 25, 2015. Young and old alike cleaned up the Clackamas park!


Elite Care residents help in SOLVE park clean-up - 06/26/2015 [OregonLive]

Stringfield Family Park, June 25, 2015. Elite Care partnered with SOLVE to host a Cleanup Day at Stringfield Family Park in Milwaukie near their Oatfield Estates campus on June 25, 2015. Care facility residents joined family members and staff to search the park for litter. -Randy L. Rasmussen


Service Sports & Suds - 06/26/2015 [KOIN 6 News]

Dahl Beach City Park, June 23, 2015. adidas, Timbers/Thorns, Trail Blazers, and Widmer Brothers Brewing team members joined forces to spend an afternoon of service volunteering with SOLVE and the Boys & Girls Club to care for native plants, remove invasive weeds, and improve Dahl Beach in Gladstone.


Over 8,500 SOLVE Volunteers Celebrate Earth Day by Giving Back! - 04/21/2015 [KOIN 6 News]

Mary S. Young State Park, April 18, 2015. Oregonians came out in force on Saturday, April 18 to make a difference in communities across the state for SOLVE's 26th annual SOLVE IT for Earth Day event, presented by Portland General Electric.

SOLVE IT for Earth Day began in 1990 to clean up Portland area neighborhoods and illegal dump sites. Since then, it has grown to become one of the largest Earth Day events in the nation, with hundreds of sites across Oregon, and more than 9 million pounds of litter and invasive plants removed over the past two decades.


Talk Box: Spring Oregon beach clean-up. - 03/27/2015 [KGW Live @ 7]

Portland, March 27, 2015.


Middle schoolers help SOLVE Beaverton ecosystem - 02/25/2015 [KOIN 6 News]

Beaverton, February 25, 2015. Students from Rachel Carson Environmental Middle School help SOLVE clean-up an area near Beaverton’s Willow Creek.


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