Memphis Food Waste Project

40% of food grown or produced in Memphis is waste. We can reverse this trend!

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About Clean Memphis

Clean Memphis is a nonprofit organization founded in 2008 by a group of concerned citizens. Our goal is to make Memphis cleaner, greener, and more environmentally sustainable.

Community Engagement

Using our “Zones Strategy” to help community members organize routine cleanup projects and address blighted properties in their own neighborhoods.


Environmental Education

Offering a comprehensive environmental education program tied to state and Common Core standards for all schools in Shelby County.


Project Green Fork

Operating a grassroots sustainability certification program that assists local business owners in the service industry in reducing environmental impact.



High-Profile Sweeps

Performing an average of 6 weekly “sweeps” in important economic development areas of the city to remove litter and debris from roads and streetscapes year-round.




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