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Community Cleanups

Community Cleanup Program

The Community Cleanup Program is partnership between the City and neighborhood groups. The program provides:

  • One cleanup opportunity per year to each neighborhood.
  • Opportunity for residents and neighborhood groups to come together to take trash out of their neighborhood.
  • Dumpsters are delivered to pre-determined designated sites on cleanup day.
  • Neighborhood Volunteers and City staff are on site to assist residents during drop off of materials.
  • Paper shredding services are available
  • Residents who live in single-family or duplex homes are eligible to participate in the program for FREE.

Items Not Accepted at Community Cleanups
  • Items from businesses
  • Car, motorcycle, camper or boat parts
  • Truck canopies, trailers, boats or RV vehicles
  • Daily household garbage (Items that go in the kitchen garbage can)
  • Animal carcasses
  • Roofing/construction material
  • Vegetation (always free at the landfill)
  • Hazardous waste (always free at the landfill)
2018 Community Cleanup Dates and Locations 

There will be 16 community cleanups in 2018. Find the details of the event in your neighborhood.


Map of the 2018 Community Cleanups


Contact Us
TacomaFIRST 311

Call 311 

(within Tacoma)
(253) 591-5000 
(outside Tacoma)


To volunteer at

a community cleanup, send us an email.