Neighborhood Cleanup Program (formerly Clean Sweep/Green Sweep)

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Clean_Sweep_webMesa residents interested in hosting a community cleanup event in their neighborhood are invited to submit their application for the Neighborhood Cleanup Program.  Under this program, the City of Mesa is able to provide large trash and green waste recycling containers to allow residents to clean their yards, remove litter from the neighborhood and haul off old furniture, mattresses and other unsightly debris.

Cleanup events are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis; subject to container availability.  For more information, call (480) 644-4791.

Neighborhood Cleanup Program Application (English version - PDF)

Neighborhood Cleanup Program Application (Bilingual version - PDF)


Items accepted in the Neighborhood Cleanup Program container


30-yd roll-off container - 6' x 22' x 8'

  • Bagged or Boxed Trash
  • Unusable Furniture
  • Mattresses / Box Springs
  • Toys / Swing Sets / Junk
  • Non-Repairable Items (e.g.-bicycles, bbq grills, etc.)

To prevent odors, please do not place food waste in the trash container.

Items accepted in the green waste container


30-yd roll-off container - 6' x 22' x 8'

  • Grass
  • Leaves
  • Plant Trimmings
  • Tree Branches*
  • Cacti

* under 12" in diameter only; branches with a diameter larger than 12" should be placed in the Clean Sweep container.

Container reminders:

  • Items placed in the green waste container should not be bagged.
  • Oleanders, palm fronds and palm trees are not accepted in the green waste container.
  • For your safety, please do not enter or drive vehicles into containers.
  • Container doors will remain locked to prevent injury to residents and to avoid any potential traffic safety hazards.

Items not accepted in either container

Items Disposal Options
  • Antifreeze
  • Aerosol cans
  • Batteries
  • Gasoline
  • Paint & paint-related materials
  • Pesticides
  • Pool chemicals
  • Propane / oxygen / helium or other pressurized tanks
  • Tires
  • Transmission fluid / Engine oil
Household Hazardous Materials Program
  • Appliances (that were designed to contain Freon)

Appliance Recycling

Household Hazardous Materials Program

  • Block
  • Dirt
  • Rock
  • Remodeling debris (shingles, tile, carpet, drywall, wood, etc.)
Call Customer Service for disposal options

Who can participate?

To participate in the Neighborhood Cleanup Program, individuals must be City of Mesa solid waste residential customers receiving curbside barrel service.  In addition, signatures from a minimum of eight neighbors must be submitted in order to request this program for your area.  Neighborhoods may schedule a neighborhood cleanup event once every 12 months. Please note: Contractors hired to maintain common areas (i.e.-landscapers) are not permitted to use containers during cleanup event.  Additional eligibility requirements must be met to participate in this program.  For more information, please call (480) 644-4791 or send an email to  

How can I request a roll-off?

Each cleanup requires a designated person from the neighborhood to fill out the necessary paperwork to initiate the Neighborhood Cleanup Program request process.  This person will be responsible for the following items:

  • Completing a roll-off service agreement
  • Submitting a list of all participating homeowners
  • Providing assistance in determining and securing locations to set containers
  • Ensuring that the containers do not become overloaded
  • Distributing neighborhood notification flyers provided by City of Mesa to residents two weeks prior to event to inform them of scheduled cleanup days and container locations.

City of Mesa Tool Lending Program

Do you need to borrow a shovel, lawn rake, wheelbarrow or other tools for your neighborhood cleanup project? Visit our Tool Lending Program page to find out more about this free service.

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