Cleanup Event Removes Nearly 12 Tons of Trash

Cleanup Event Removes Nearly 12 Tons of Trash

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on August 17, 2022

Lock Street area of Dade City benefits from event

Cleanup Event Removes Nearly 12 Tons of Trash from Pasco County

The Lock Street area of Pasco County is a whole lot cleaner thanks to the efforts of Pasco County’s Code Enforcement and Solid Waste teams!  They joined forces to help the community get rid of nearly 12 tons of trash!

Here’s a Breakdown:

  • Hazmat Materials: 561 pounds collected
  • Solid Waste Debris: 11.74 tons collected

“The Lock Street Community Cleanup got rid of nearly 12 tons of trash and other debris, keeping our community clean for everyone to enjoy,” Commissioner Ron Oakley said.  “This event, like others we’ve hosted, ensures Pasco County is an exceptional place to live, work and play.  I extend my gratitude to the many volunteers who work so hard to ensure a clean and healthy county!”

Pasco County hosts community cleanup events to give customers a convenient opportunity to get rid of trash, debris and hazardous materials that might otherwise lead to code violations or illegal dumping.  See an area that needs to be cleaned up?  Report illegal dumping so county crews can take action:

If you’d like Pasco’s Proactive Code Enforcement (PACE) Team to take a look at potential issues in your community, please fill out a Proactive Neighborhood Assessment Form. County codes are an important tool in keeping our communities safe and resilient.  Click HERE to learn more about Pasco County Code Enforcement.



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