Each year, the Department of Streets partners with neighborhood block captains to clean streets as part of the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee Clean Block Schedule.
All 2023 Clean Block events take place on Saturdays.
2023 PMBC Clean Block Schedule (sorted by police district):
|March 4th||Block Captain Rally|
|March 11th||12th, 16th, 18th, 19th|
|March 18th||1st, 3rd, 17th|
|March 25th||6th, 9th, 22nd, 26th|
|April 1st||PHILLY SPRING CLEAN UP|
|April 15th||5th, 14th, 35th, 39th|
|April 22nd||24th, 25th|
|April 29th||2nd, 7th, 8th, 15th|
|May 6th||12th, 16th, 18th, 19th|
|May 13th||1st, 3rd, 17th|
|May 20th||6th, 9th, 22nd, 26th|
|June 10th||5th, 14th, 35th, 39th|
|June 17th||24th, 25th|
|July 15th||2nd, 7th, 8th, 15th|
|July 22nd||12th, 16th, 18th, 19th|
|July 29th||1st, 3rd, 17th|
|August 5th||6th, 9th, 22nd, 26th|
|August 12th||5th, 14th, 35th, 39th|
|August 19th||24th, 25th|
|August 26th||2nd, 7th, 8th, 15th|
Registered block captains should contact their PMBC Clean Block Officer to schedule a cleaning.
How to participate
- Call at least three weeks before the listed cleaning date for your police district.
- Residents should contact their block captain for event details.
- All debris should be bagged and placed at either end of the block for pick up.
- No bulk or household trash will be collected during the Saturday Clean Block cleanups.
- Do not sweep trash or dirt into inlets.
- Streets should not be blocked off with parked cars during cleaning.
The Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee works with registered block captains to keep city blocks clean and green.
PMBC assists block captains with organizing cleanups. Block captains are provided cleaning tools, information, and guidance on City services.