Annual neighborhood cleanup underway in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is encouraging kids to do some spring cleaning on their spring break.

Mayor Barrett kicked off the City’s annual Neighborhood Cleanup on Wednesday.

Every year after the snow melts, members of “Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful” clean up neighborhoods across the city.

The mayor told students keeping Milwaukee clean starts at home.

Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful will provide free cleaning supplies for groups that coordinate their own neighborhood cleanups.

To become a volunteer and receive cleaning supplies, please call (414) 272-5462 or visit

Residents are encouraged to call 414-286-2489 or visit to report litter issues.

For problems with spilled garbage debris in private yards, please call the Department of Neighborhood Services at (414) 286-2268 or visit

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