March 23, 2017

The City of Wilkes-Barre is pleased to announce its participation in the Great American Cleanup of PA.

The annual clean-up event will take place on Saturday, April 29th.

To resister to participate in the cleanup, groups must call the Office of Special Events at 570-208-4149. Groups are asked to provide:

  • Group leader’s name and address
  • Expected number of volunteers for each group

Registered groups will be provided with adequate garbage bags and gloves. Post-clean up garbage pickup will be coordinated during registration.

If you are unable to participate on April 29th, cleanups can still be organized during Pick It Up PA Days, from Tuesday, April 18th through Monday, May 8th.

“Residents have expressed their eagerness to help clean up their neighborhoods, and the Great American Cleanup of PA is a great way to come together as a community and beautify our city” said Mayor George

For more information about the Great American Cleanup of PA, visit Great American Cleanup