Program Mission

Bridging The Gap is leading the fight against litter.

Our mission is to involve citizens, businesses and government in creating a cleaner and more beautiful Kansas City region. Bridging The Gap is committed to reducing litter in Kansas City and works with hundreds of volunteers annually on litter abatement projects.

Litter Programs

Learn more about our litter abatement resources and how YOU can get involved!

Community Litter Cleanup Guide

Our Community Cleanup Guide is an all-in-one resource for anyone planning a litter cleanup event. From site selection to sample press releases, it is full of helpful information!

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Litter Abatement FY 18-19 Accomplishments

  • Accomplishment Logo 10,409

    Pounds of litter collected; working with 232 volunteers!

  • Accomplishment Logo 15

    Number of watershed cleanups!

  • Accomplishment Logo 17

    Number of green events hosted.

  • Accomplishment Logo 610

    Number of hours volunteers spent cleaning up our city!

VOLUNTEER with us!

Join us in creating a clean and healthy community.

Do you love being outdoors and connecting with nature? Are you driven to improve your community and the environment? Come volunteer with us! Bridging The Gap not only educates the community about the environment, but also we engage people in taking action. Together, with our volunteers and program leaders, we do the physical work it takes to restore our restore our environment by planting trees, picking up litter, removing invasive species, and much more.

More than 1,800 people volunteer with BTG each year. Be part of the movement!

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