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2024 Clean Your Mile

We need your help once again to beautify our Town, Parks, schools and neighborhoods!  The Town of New Canaan, is joining forces with the Chamber of Commerce and Planet New Canaan for the 2024 Clean Your Mile.  For the last several years, the Clean Your Mile effort has included three key components: New Canaan citizens individually tackling neighborhoods; community groups scouring public spaces including parks and schools; and the Chamber's efforts with merchants to clean up sidewalks, storage areas and parking spaces surrounding the shops and restaurants in the downtown village district. 

Clean Your Mile is scheduled for the week of April 22-April 28 but you are welcome to participate anytime! Individual volunteers and members of numerous community organizations help give New Canaan its annual spring cleaning, beautifying our Town and environment. Youth Groups and Civic organizations are asked to clean the Parks, parking lots, schools and public areas where they have volunteered in previous years.  We welcome families to organize neighborhood teams to clean up roadside trash on their street.  All help is appreciated. 

Please note that upon completion of neighborhood CYM collection, volunteers are asked to notify the Highway Department with the location of bags for pick up by calling 203-594-3704.  Volunteers are asked to secure bags for pick up and place on grassy shoulder and not along roadways.

Garbage bags and a limited supply of grabbers for loan are available for pick up at the Town Hall-Public Works Department or Inland Wetlands.  Dumpsters will be located in the train station commuter lot Friday-Sunday.  Remember to work safe when cleaning roadside.