Keep Birmingham Beautiful: City-wide Cleanup on Saturday, October 20th.

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Keep Birmingham Beautiful City-wide Cleanup will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20

BIRMINGHAM, AL – To help combat litter and illegal dumping, a city-wide cleanup will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the city’s nine districts from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

City employees, residents, businesses and others may sign up to volunteer for the Keep Birmingham Beautiful City-wide Cleanup. Volunteers should pre-register for Saturday’s event at bit.ly/citywidecleanup. Those who sign waivers to volunteer and participate in Saturday’s cleanup, will be entered for a chance to win a ticket to the Magic City Classic. (Anyone may volunteer and enter for a chance to win a ticket to the Magic City Classic.)

A shredding event and an electronic recycling event will take place in front of City Hall on Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Families are limited to three bags per household for the shred-a-thon. Also on Oct. 20, Birmingham residents may drop off trash at the city’s Eastern Area Landfill, for free, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. The address is 2787 Alton Drive. Residents must show a driver’s license to dump at the landfill.

Dumpsters will be placed in the nine districts for Saturday’s event. Items not allowed in dumpsters include: motor oil, car batteries and tires, paints, solvents, household cleaners, drain openers, pesticides and compressed gas tanks such as propane and oxygen.

Note: The city-wide cleanup will happen from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The shredding and electronic recycling events will happen from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please see attached flyer for what’s allowed during the electronic recycling.


CONTACT: Chanda Temple

Public Information Officer, Birmingham Mayor’s Office   

PHONE: 205-520-4581 

EMAIL: chanda.temple@birminghamal.gov

DATE: Oct. 17, 2018