Mayor Scott Announces Annual Fall Cleanup and Day of Service
Thursday Sep 21st, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Call 311 Now to Register for the Mayor's Fall Cleanup
BALTIMORE, MD (Thursday, September 21, 2023) - Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Interim Director Richard J. Luna encouraged residents to volunteer for the Mayor’s Annual Fall Cleanup and Day of Service, which will take place on Saturday, October 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To support this citywide day of cleaning and service, residents are encouraged to organize now and come together to beautify Baltimore’s neighborhoods.
During the Fall Cleanup, Mayor Scott will visit neighborhoods and City gateway areas facing cleaning challenges. The Mayor will be accompanied by a team of DPW solid waste workers and volunteer-led cleaning crews.
“Baltimore is one of the most beautiful cities in America,” said Mayor Brandon M. Scott. “Every year, this is a community-driven day of service and cleaning that provides us with an opportunity to roll up our sleeves and to join forces to support and care for the City we love so much.”
“Every Baltimore resident has a part to play in keeping Baltimore clean and safe,” said Richard J. Luna, Interim Director of the Baltimore City Department of Public Works. “Our seasonal cleanups remind us that when we work together, we make Baltimore not only cleaner, but stronger.”
To participate in the Fall Cleanup, community associations, block leaders, and local organizations can call 311, visit https://mayor.baltimorecity.gov/sign-form-mayors-fall-cleanup
Communities and residents who register their cleaning activities can request that City trucks visit their locations to collect debris. In addition to calling 311 to register cleaning activities, residents can also visit balt311.baltimorecity.gov. Registration will close Monday, October 16, 2023.
Individual residents participating in cleaning around their neighborhood are encouraged to register as well but will be required to put their bags out for regular trash collection.
Residents who sign up for individual or blockwide cleaning are eligible to receive up to five bags. Community groups and neighbor associations that register can request up to 50 bags.
Those registered for the Fall Cleanup can pick up bags from Oct. 2- Oct. 20. Bags will be distributed at 2840 Sisson Street, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday- Saturday; 111 Kane Street, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Monday- Friday. Participants should be ready to provide registration information to receive their collection bags.
Excess trash and debris can be bagged and placed out with weekly scheduled trash collections for pickup. Residents can also bring bagged trash to the Residential Drop-Off Centers. Participants who are disposing of collected debris at the Residential Drop-off Centers must follow the drop-off centers’ guidelines, which do not allow commercial vehicles.
Unfortunately, no bulk trash items will be collected, and roll-off dumpsters will not be distributed as part of this year’s Fall Cleanup. https://mayor.baltimorecity.gov/sign-form-mayors-fall-cleanup