11th Annual Potomac Watershed Trash Summit

Transforming Communities for Clean Land, Safe Water, & Healthy Lives


November 16, 2017


The 11th Annual Trash Summit brought together hundreds of community members, business leaders, elected officials, non-profit partners and municipal staff to explore local to regional solutions. Hosted at Nationals Park, beside the Anacostia River, the event included a variety of round table discussions and panels with local leaders, presentations on the topic, and an awards ceremony recognizing outstanding community members working towards a trash free watershed. The event also included boat tours on the Anacostia River. 

Roundtable Notes:

 Topical    Geographic







County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Mayor Muriel Bowser

County Executive Ike Leggett

Maryland Secretary Ben Grumbles

Rachael Miller | The Rozalia Project

Adam Ortiz | Prince George’s County Department of the Environment

 Katie Register | Clean Virginia Waterways  Jason Rolfe | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  




More Than 10 Years of Impact

Since 2006, the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Trash Summit has brought together elected officials, business leaders, community activists, and municipal managers to explore local and regional policies and efforts to reduce trash in communities along the Potomac River Watershed, particularly the Anacostia River.



This event was made possible with the generous support from our sponsors.


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