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Solid Waste & Recycling

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Minneapolis, MN 55401-2281

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Minneapolis is a pretty amazing place. With so many things to do and sights to see, what’s not to love? But let’s face it, our beautiful City has some unsightly messes. So let’s all work together to tidy it up. With just a little help, we’ll make this place shine.

The Clean City Minneapolis program, operated through the City of Minneapolis’ Division of Solid Waste and Recycling, offers multiple ways to get involved. Whether you’re working along or as part of a group, it’s easy, and it all adds up to enhance our neighborhoods and our standards of living.

It’s the Minnesota nice and clean thing to do.



Let's work together to make Minneapolis even more beautiful. Clean City Minneapolis offers many ways to get involved with tidying up our City, including the Adopt-An-Ash receptacle program. With just a little help, we can make this place shine.

Adopt-An-Ash Receptacle

Help us keep this city clean and beautiful and free of cigarette litter.

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Work with your neighbors to make your block neat and tidy.

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With its lakes, creeks, waterfalls and the Mississippi River, Minneapolis prides itself on natural water. A big part of protecting our waterways is keeping our storm drains clean.

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Adopt-A-Litter Container

Keep litter off the streets by maintaining one or more litter containers.

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Keep street medians, traffic circles, diverters and other public green spaces beautiful year-round.

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With a little effort, it’s easy to keep our streets and highways clean.

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Request for Litter Clean-Up Supplies 

Organize a litter clean-up event in your community.  

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Fight Graffiti

With a few simple steps, you can clean up graffiti and prevent your home or business from being targeted.

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Graffiti Paint-Over

Keep your neighborhood looking nice by painting over graffiti on fire hydrants and traffic signal equipment

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 Community Garden Compost

Add nutrients and improve soil quality by adding compost to your Community Garden beds.  Compost is available for Spring planting or Fall bed preparation. 

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 Neighborhood CleanSweep

Join your neighbors and make a day of cleaning up your neighborhood.

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Last updated Sep 20, 2018



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