About Us

The Ghidorzi Green & Clean is greater Wausau’s annual community-wide cleanup to free our beautiful landscape of litter and debris. Individuals and groups of all ages and sizes can help give our community a clean start to spring. The event is a productive way to celebrate Earth Day and a healthy outdoor activity for families, friends, neighbors and coworkers.  Free safety green T-shirts, trash bags and gloves are provided, along with a free thank-you kick-off of delicious refreshments.


Event Details for 2016

Who:  Everyone is welcome. Businesses and Organizations, click here to become an Event Partner free of charge.
What:  Picking up litter for a clean start to spring.
Where:  Event kicks off at Corporate Cove Tower. Cleanup encompasses Wausau metro area, including Wausau, Rib Mountain, Schofield, Rothschild and Weston.
When:  April 23, the Saturday after Earth Day
8 a.m. – Refreshments, check-in, live WDEZ broadcast from Bryan Scott and Terry Stevens
8:45 a.m. – Deployment of volunteers
9 – 11 a.m. – Trash pick-up
11 a.m. – Event completion, volunteers depart from their cleanup site
11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m. – NEW THIS YEAR – River Valley Bank is hosting a free brat fry for all volunteers following the cleanup at their Wausau Branch, 327 N. 17th Avenue, Wausau, 54401.

Additional information about the event can be found in FAQ section.


Why You Should Join Us

A clean city makes a bold statement about the community. It shows that we take pride in our hometown, and even more importantly that we take ownership of it. A clean community is magnetic – it draws people outdoors, attracts visitors and gives an all-around positive feeling about the area. Finally, unlike many environmental problems, we can control litter 100%. Let’s make greater Wausau Green and Clean by making it litter-free!


How to Register

Click here to register online. Contact Taylre with questions at 715.348.1360 or taylres@ghidorzi.com.


New for 2016
WDEZ at Green and Clean

River Valley Brat Fry

River Valley Bank, a Ghidorzi Green & Clean supporter from the very start, is stepping up this year with an exciting new addition – a free brat fry lunch immediately following the cleanup in celebration of the community pride surrounding this event. Brats, chips, refreshments and cake will be served at River Valley Bank’s main branch at 327 N. 17th Avenue in Wausau from 11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Thank you River Valley Bank for your generosity and what promises to be a fun way to celebrate our cleanup efforts!


Become a Partner Free of Charge

Event Partners are businesses and organizations that mobilize their employees, members and constituents to participate in the Ghidorzi Green & Clean. There is no charge to become an Event Partner, but there is a positive pay-off for everyone. Our Partners have a big impact on the success of the Ghidorzi Green & Clean event and recruit the majority of our volunteers. Get started today by contacting Taylre at 715.348.1360 or taylres@ghidorzi.com.


All Things Baby Expo AmeriCorps Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor  Associates In Pathology Wausau Boys & Girls Club of the Wausau Area   Crown Jewel Cleaning Services, LLC


connexus-credit-union  Courtyard-WausauEMCS  Fairfield Inn Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor  Faith Christian Academy Wausau


Fehrman-Orthodontics    Gordon Aluminum Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor      Graebel Companies, Inc. Great Dane Pub & Brewing Wausau Gym-Sport-Gymnastics


Highland Community Church      Jackman Law Firm Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor Luoma Design Solutions Regal Marathon Mid-State Truck Service, Inc.


Nex Gen Building Supply North Central Health Care      Nicolet National Bank Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor     Office Enterprises, Inc. Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor     Office Enterprises, Inc.


RedEye Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor REI   revi DESIGN Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor      River Valley Bank Wausau Ghidorzi Green and Clean Sponsor     St. John's Episcopal Church Wausau


Starbucks Wausau Stine Eye Center Wausau Thrive Foodery Wausau    town-of-rib-mountain_       the-village-church2


Wausau Alliance Church Wausau Financial Systems West Corporation  7-Wausau