How it works:*

    1. Pick a season (Winter, Spring, Summer, or Fall)

    2. For $5,000, help fund three months of trash collection and the removal of approximately 50 tons of trash from the Harbor!

    3. Let Mr. Trash Wheel tell the world about your company, product, and/or sustainability efforts.


1.Traditional media

– We will collaborate with your company to issue a press release announcing your Trash Wheel adoption. We work with a professional PR company to maximize our media exposure.

2. Social media

– We will collaborate with your company to create custom graphics featuring your logo or product with the Trash Wheel and use the graphics to announce your adoption on social media, as social media profile images, and as social media page headers. These will stay in place throughout the adoption period.

– We will collaborate with your company conduct a social media take over of the Trash Wheel accounts. We will dedicate an entire day to social media posts about the great work your company is doing in Baltimore.

– Option to run a giveaway competition on Mr. Trash Wheel’s social media.

3. Team engagement

– We will provide an escorted tour (by boat) of the Trash Wheel for up to a dozen members of your team.

– You will receive an adoption certificate to display in your office, a Trash Wheel plushie, and as many stickers as you need (within reason).

4. Bragging rights

– Your adoption will fund the removal of approximately 45,000 foam containers, 480,000 cigarette butts, 42,000 plastic bottles, and possibly a mattress or ball python.

– We will give you the full dataset of what you helped remove along with notable items to display in a well-ventilated space.

5. On site recognition

– You adoption recognized on interpretative signage located at the Trash Wheel including your logo (size 2”x8”).

Other Opportunties

If you’re interested in supporting or donating to the building, upkeep, and expansion of trash wheels get in touch! We are always looking for new ways to partner with like minded organizations, businesses, and communities. Email with you information and we’ll be in touch.

*Waterfront Partnership reserves the right to determine which sponsorship offers are the best fit for Mr. Trash Wheel’s mission and to reject any sponsorship offers for any reason.