Join the Main Street Clean Sweep for Earth Day

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Main Street Clean Sweep

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Help keep downtown Lexington clean and green on Earth Day, Friday, April 22nd! DLC Foundation (DLCF) and Bluegrass Greensource are looking for volunteers to help clear streets, sidewalks, and parks of litter and debris anytime from 12:00 – 4:00pm as part of Main Street Clean Sweep.

Main Street Clean Sweep is a one-day, community-led litter clean up in 20 participating cities and towns throughout Central Kentucky. Main Street Clean Sweep in Lexington is a partnership between Bluegrass Greensource and DLCF.  Bluegrass Greensource provides bags, gloves, litter grabbers, and event t-shirts to participants. Supplies, refreshments, and giveaways will be available first-come, first-serve at three kick-off locations: Fifth Third Bank Pavilion at Cheapside Park, Thoroughbred Park, and UK Campus. Individuals, families, clubs, organizations, and anyone in-between are encouraged to volunteer.

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Event is held rain or shine. All litter and debris collected during Main Street Clean Sweep will be properly disposed of by the Division of Waste Management.

For more information or to register your business, contact Kyle Frizzell at 859-335-8640 or Kyle@downtownlex.com.

Additional information about the Main Street Clean Sweep program can be found at www.bggreensource.org/main-street-clean-sweep/.