Cleanup Resources

What Other Resources Are Available for Community Cleanup Projects?

For community projects not qualifying for assistance as an Adopt-a-Park & Public Areas site please check with these entities for additional resources that may apply:

  • City of Tucson Planning and Development Services – Code Enforcement inspectors and programs assist with private property maintenance matters including inspection of vacant and neglected structures, illegal dumping, weeds, junk cars, improper roadside/utility pole signage and more. Call (520) 791-5843 for more information. For illegal dumping in progress, call 911 immediately.
  • City of Tucson Environmental Services provides roll-off container rental and waste disposal, for private residential and commercial property cleanup efforts. Fees apply. Roll-off dumpsters also available to registered neighborhood associations and groups of neighborhood volunteers. Call (520) 791-3171 for assistance. Other waste hauling options are also available for city and county residents and businesses; see additional listings in the TCB Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Environmental Directory.
  • City of Tucson Police Department assists with enforcement regarding junked or unlicensed cars parked along roadsides or easements, as well as neighborhood watch programs. Please call (520) 791-4444 for non-emergency reports.
  • Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona coordinates a tool loan program for community volunteer projects. Call (520) 577-9393 to arrange additional tools for your upcoming project.
  • Tucson-Pima Arts Council provides assistance with review of murals and other public art projects to beautify and improve neighborhood public areas and other community-sponsored projects. Call (520) 624-0595 for more info.
  • Arizona Cart Services provides pickup service for shopping carts for many retailers. Call toll-free, 1-800-THE-CART (1-800-843-2278) or report stray shopping carts to the nearest store. Shopping carts within City of Tucson limits may also be reported to (520) 792-2489 (792-CITY) or via the MyWaste App for mobile devices.

Where Else Can My Group Volunteer in the Region?

Litter and beautification efforts are a regionwide issue and there are a variety of entities addressing this concern.  Sites that are not listed with the Tucson Clean & Beautiful Adopt-a-Park & Public Areas program may be available through these programs:

For more information, call (520) 791-3109 or email adoptapark@tucsonaz.gov.