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District 3 Brownsville North Neighborhood Cleanup Collects 115 Tons of Debris

Escambia County collected and disposed of more than 115 tons (230,000 pounds) of debris during the District 3 Brownsville North Neighborhood Cleanup on May 14, as part of the county’s ongoing effort to help keep local neighborhoods and communities clean and safe. The event allowed residents to leave items at the curb to be disposed of free of charge by the county and partnering agencies.

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The District 3 Brownsville North Neighborhood Cleanup on May 14 resulted in collection of 58 tons in bulk waste, 160 pounds in hazardous waste and more than 658 tires placed at curbside for pickup.

The neighborhood cleanup initiative involves an aggressive clean-up effort, targeting different neighborhoods throughout the county, with crew members picking up a variety of debris and waste, including electronics, furniture and household items. Since 2016, more than 3,129 tons (6,258,000 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 the City of Pensacola Sanitation Department.