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 20-21 Accomplishments

  • Accomplishment Logo 2,282

    Pounds of litter collected along streams

  • Accomplishment Logo 175

    Hours volunteers spent picking up litter along streams

  • Accomplishment Logo 21

    Groups we assisted in litter cleanups with tools from our Tool Lending Shed

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 by picking up litter to help clean our natural areas and protect our waterways!

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

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Litter Abatement Sponsors + Partners

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