Media Release

The Great American Cleanup is This Saturday

Thursday, March 17, 2011 3:50 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY- Alachua County Waste Alternatives and the Waste Watcher invite residents to participate in the Great American Cleanup, on Saturday, March 19, 2011.  Cleanup supplies can be picked up at Westside Park (1001 NW 34th St., Gainesville) beginning at 8 a.m. As part of the cleanup event, there will be an environmental fair and thank-you party at Westside Park from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. for cleanup participants. The environmental fair will include games and information for everyone.

The Alachua County Great American Cleanup event is organized by Keep Alachua County Beautiful, and is part of a national campaign organized by Keep America Beautiful. Any cleanup projects completed from March 1 through May 31, 2011 will count towards the Great American Cleanup campaign.

Click here to find out more about Alachua County Waste Alternatives and the Waste Watcher.

Click here for the Keep America Beautiful website

For more information and online sign up, click here or contact Keep Alachua County Beautiful at 352-371-9444.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).