About the Adopt-A-Road Program

The Adopt-A-Road program is a public service program in which civic organizations, youth groups, businesses and residential families have the opportunity to adopt a designated section of road-way. The volunteering adopting group is obligated to remove debris and litter along the roadside. Through this program, adopting groups obtain the satisfaction from contributing to a cleaner road-way and community.

Adopting Group’s Responsibilities

  • Obligated to a minimum 2 year agreement
  • Must clean designated road-way a minimum of 4 times per year
  • Required to follow safety rules and guidelines
  • Required to submit information after each clean-up

OSS Solid Waste District’s Responsibilities

  • Upon request, conduct orientation and safety instruction for the adopting group
  • Provide orange Class II safety vests and disposable gloves
  • Provide orange Adopt-A-Road bags
  • Provide orange “Workers Ahead” road signs w/ bases
  • Provide strobe light for vehicles
  • Upon request, collect and properly dispose of litter/debris
  • Issue a certificate of recognition when contracts are renewed

How to Join

Interested parties may Adopt-A-Road by contacting Communication and Outreach Specialist.


Tim Hassinger

Communications and Outreach Specialist
OSS Solid Waste District Main Office
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Active Adopting Groups

Complete your clean-up information card today!


  • Bridges Preparatory Academy
  • Harold J. Fraley Sr. Lodge 128 – Fraternal Order of Police
  • Old Fort Lions Club
  • Genoa High School National Honor Society
  • The Arnold Family
  • Oak Harbor Knights of Columbus
  • Oak Harbor Conservation Club
  • Port Clinton National Honor Society
  • Port Clinton Kiwanis Club
  • Clyde St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus
  • The Pruitt Family
  • Terra Student Nurses Association
  • Allgyre Family Farms
  • Bascom Lions Club