Annual Waterway Clean Up & Operation Clean Sweep

Since 1995, Operation Clean Sweep has been dedicated to beautifying and maintaining the cleanliness of the township. The clean up will take place on Saturday, May 18th at the Department of Public Works, 1 Swanstrom Pl. East, Union, NJ. We urge all residents, civic, fraternal and religious groups to participate in this effort. 

Pre-register here!


  • Check-in at the Township of Union Department of Public Works, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
  • Clean-up begins at 9:00 a.m., supplies will be provided- bring your own rubber boots.
  • Picnic for all participants held following clean up at Rabkin Park Family Cove, beginning at 12:00 p.m. There will be face painting and a DJ.
All are welcome and there will be activities for all age groups! Activities are free of charge.