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2022 Scioto River Cleanup Results

Judi Mannion, Director of Ross County Litter Control, talks about the annual Scioto River Waterway Cleanup taking place April 24th, 2021. Dan Ramey/Litter Media

Presented By McDonald’s

(Chillicothe) – Dozens of people participated in the 24th Annual Scioto River Cleanup on April 23rd. Judi White of Ross County Litter Control and Recycling provided the following stats:

71 Volunteers: 43 Adults and 28 minors, including 4 adult kayakers in a catfish fishing tournament.

7 Groups Represented in addition to several families:

  • Ultimate Survivors 4H Club
  • We Feed ‘Em Well 4H Club
  • First Capital Pride Coalition
  • All-4-One 4H Club
  • Jr. Livestock Growers 4H Club
  • Good Shepherd Anglican Church
  • First Presbyterian Church


  • 46 bags of trash
  • 2 Tires
  • 10 Carpet pieces
  • 1 American flag
  • 1 Shopping cart
  • Tent stakes
  • 1 Bed frame
  • 1 Grill
  • Various pieces of wood, metal, plastic, bedding, cardboard

Approximately 1.02 tons of litter retrieved from the Scioto River banks along the city park annex.  

Judi White thanked all the volunteers and sponsors for their participation.