As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to carefully and responsibly bring back services and reopen some public spaces, programs and services. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014
It’s spring and time to join the town’s Oakville Clean Sweep set for Friday, April 25, 2014, at 2 p.m. Take this opportunity to clean up around your school, business, neighbourhood and park. A mere 20 minutes can make all the difference — making Oakville even more beautiful!
“Clean Sweep is another great example of how deeply our community cares about our neighbourhoods and our environment,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “By taking a few minutes out of our busy schedules to give back, we demonstrate our commitment to keeping Oakville beautiful and continue to move forward with our vision of creating the most livable town in Canada.”
The Oakville Clean Sweep event kicks off the town’s spring cleanup and Earth Week events. Register to get your free bags, courtesy of GLAD and gloves to help clean up. Make sure to choose your pickup location and date, and pick up your supplies (one glove per person and one bag per five people) at one of the following locations:
After the cleanup, email us at email@example.com to let us know how many large bags of garbage you collected. You may place your GLAD garbage bags out on your regular garbage collection day, and recycle what you can. Please ensure that you use the clearly marked GLAD garbage bags to collect litter on Clean Sweep day as only these GLAD bags will be collected by Halton Region free of charge above the three-bag limit.
Residents who cannot participate in the Oakville Clean Sweep cleanup day are encouraged to take part in the town-wide Earth Week Clean Up on Saturday, April 26 from 9–11 a.m. hosted by the Oakville Community Centre for Peace, Ecology and Human Rights (OCCPEH). For more information on cleanup site locations or to register contact OCCPEH at 905-849-5501, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the OCCPEH website.
Over the coming months, the town will be leading other beautification initiatives including: loose leaf collection from April 22 to May 2 in designated areas; the Adopt-a-Road/Park/Trail campaign; Oakville Blooms — a sponsorship program for town medians and boulevards; and street and sidewalk sweeping using our eco-friendly street sweepers.
Visit the Clean Sweep page for more information.