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Trash-Free Waters

Trash-Free Waters Projects by Region

Across the country, EPA has provided technical and financial support for a number of projects designed to prevent trash from entering waterways. Click the links below to learn more about Trash-Free Waters projects in the U.S. 

For information about EPA's international marine litter reduction efforts, see International Cooperation page. 

Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and 10 Tribal Nations

  • Information on projects in Region 1 will be added here

Region 2: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and eight Indian Nations

Region 3: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Region 3 Tribal lands

Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and 6 Tribes

Region 5: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and 35 Tribes

  • Information on projects in Region 5 will be added here

Region 6: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and 66 Tribal Nations

Region 7: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Nine Tribal Nations

  • Information on projects in Region 7 will be added here

Region 8: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming and 28 Tribal Nations

  • Information on projects in Region 8 will be added here

Region 9: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands and 148 Tribes

Region 10: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and 271 Tribal Nations