The Ensley North Neighborhood Cleanup on Jan. 16 saw great participation from residents, with about 27,560 pounds of yard waste, 28,140 pounds of bulk waste, 231 tires and 1,660 pounds of household hazardous waste placed at curbside for pickup.
The Ensley South Neighborhood Cleanup on Feb. 14 also had great participation, with about 18,500 pounds of yard waste, 17,000 pounds of bulk waste, 94 tires and 2,200 pounds of household hazardous waste placed at curbside for pickup.
The neighborhood cleanup initiative involves an aggressive clean-up effort, targeting different neighborhoods throughout the county, with crew members and volunteers picking up a variety of debris and waste, including electronics, furniture and household items. Since 2016, more than 1,843 tons (3,686,020 pounds) of debris were collected and disposed of through the Community Redevelopment Agency's Safe Neighborhood Program.
The county's neighborhood cleanup program is hosted by the Escambia County Community Redevelopment Agency's Safe Neighborhood Program. Local partners include Escambia County Waste Services, Environmental Code Enforcement, Public Works, Animal Services and Road Prison, along with Keep Pensacola Beautiful and the City of Pensacola Sanitation Department.
For more information about upcoming neighborhood cleanups, visit myescambia.com/cleanup or contact Glenn Griffith, Environmental Program Manager, at 850-595-3538 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Like Escambia County on Facebook and follow @MyEscambia on Twitter for updates about neighborhood cleanups and other community events.