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Posted on: October 8, 2015

[ARCHIVED] City’s Annual Citywide Cleanup Scheduled for Saturday, October 17

The City of Petersburg will host their annual citywide cleanup event on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Residents are asked to bring trash and other debris to the drop-off location in their respective Ward. Residents must display a current Petersburg decal.

“The City of Petersburg encourages all residents to keep our city clean and rid of trash because it is a tremendous cost savings, helps our economic development, prevents pollution, reduces greenhouse gas emissions and fosters a sense of community involvement and responsibility,” comments City Manager, William E. Johnson, III.

Drop off locations include:

• A.P. Hill Elementary School (Talley Avenue)
• Pittman Annex parking lot (W. Wythe Street)
• School Board Administrative offices (E. South Boulevard)
• Robert E. Lee Elementary School (Gibbons Avenue)
• Petersburg High School (Johnson Road)
• J.E.B. Stuart Elementary School (Pleasants Lane)
• Peabody Middle School (Lee Avenue)

Items not being allowed for this clean- up or for dumping are: Major Automotive Parts, Oils, Hazardous materials, Paints, Fertilizers, Construction debris larger than a pickup truck, Contractors waste materials, Anything hot, Tree trunks or Root Ball, Equipment tires, and not more than four Vehicle Tires per citizen. This is not a street- to- street collection by the City. If citizens would like to organize a neighborhood collection, a neighborhood coordinator must be selected, and a pickup location designated in advance, in conjunction with the Street Operations Division (804) 733-2415.

Partners include Central Virginia Waste Management and Container First Services. All citizens are asked to participate. For additional information, please call the Petersburg Street Operations Division at (804) 733-2415 (7:30 am -5:00 pm), Monday- Friday.

For more information, please call (804) 733-2415 or visit

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