Pasco County’s code enforcement and solid waste teams conducted a cleanup in the Lock Street area of East Pasco and collected nearly 12 tons of trash.
Those county teams joined forces with the community to complete the gargantuan cleanup, according to a news release.
The cleanup included 561 pounds of hazardous materials and 11.74 tons of solid waste debris, the release says.
Commissioner Ron Oakley, whose district includes the area where the cleanup occurred, expressed his appreciation of the effort.
“The Lock Street Community Cleanup got rid of nearly 12 tons of trash and other debris, keeping our community clean for everyone to enjoy,” Oakley said, in the release. “This event, like others we’ve hosted, ensures Pasco County is an exceptional place to live, work and play. I extend my gratitude to the many volunteers who work so hard to ensure a clean and healthy county.”
Pasco County hosts community cleanup events to give customers a convenient opportunity to get rid of trash, debris and hazardous materials that might otherwise lead to code violations or illegal dumping.
To report illegal dumping in Pasco County, call 727-847-2411.
Published August 24, 2022
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