Earth Day (Saturday, April 22) is Cleanup Day across Uptown neighborhoods in Council District B.
The District B Cleanup Day, organized by Councilwoman Lesli Harris’ office, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and depends on volunteer efforts by neighborhood residents. According to the District B office, Cleanup Day as part of an ongoing effort to improve the quality of life and public safety for District B residents and businesses. Fourteen neighborhood groups across the Uptown will serve as hosts, each with a designated meeting point (listed below) and a walking route where volunteers will collect trash. Harris’ office will provide gloves, trash bags and water to each of the locations, but volunteers are encouraged to bring their own equipment. The New Orleans Police Department, the Department of Sanitation and neighborhood associations, as well as city and community partners supplying materials, are aiding in the event.