Neighborhood Cleanups

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Westchester Neighborhood Cleanup

westchester cleanup areaFebruary 25, 9 AM to 1 PM 

Limpieza de barrio 25 de febrero, de 9 AM a 1 PM

AREA  A: Take BULKY WASTE to marked area BEFORE 9 AM 

Lleve sus artículos grandes a la área indicada ANTES de las 9 AM 

AREA B: Leave BULKY WASTE on curb BEFORE 9 AM 

Deje sus artículos grandes en el bordillo ANTES de las 9 AM 

(Bulky waste = furniture, mattresses, large items)

(Artículos grandes = muebles, colchones)

Project Leaders will need to:

  • Survey neighborhood interest to ensure resources are necessary
  • Identify clear neighborhood boundaries for clean-up event
  • Meet with KACCB/Solid Waste/Sheriff’s Office staff at site to determine event location and ability to place roll-offs and collection trucks
  • Select a date/time that works with all partners
  • Publicize the event to through flyers, list serves, etc. (IMPORTANT – it must only be publicized within your neighborhood)
  • Serve as main contact for resident questions
  • Help recruit volunteers
  • Support the collection of recyclable materials during the event (metal, tires, electronics, household hazardous waste, etc. ) as a part of the clean-up 
  • Optional – plan food, tabling, tents, etc.
  • Optional – Identify littered roads in selected area to be cleaned by neighborhood volunteers. This creates visibility and ownership of the neighborhood and makes a bigger impact on the neighborhood clean-up effort.  

KACCB/Solid Waste/Sheriff’s Office/ Code Enforcement will:

 

  • Provide a flyer/poster template for Project Leaders to use
  • Complete a site visit and create a plan for roll-off locations and traffic flow
  • Work with Program leader to supplement event volunteers
  • Pay for staff overtime, roll-off fees, and tipping fees 
  • Provide vests, grab-its, garbage bags, etc. for volunteers cleaning littered roadways.  


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Neighborhoods interested in hosting a neighborhood clean-up should contact Stacee Farrell, Executive Director at Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful (KACCB) @ (706) 613-3501 x7861 or stacee.farrell@accgov.com