Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 9 am – 12 pm at Grant County Community Foundation parking lot

Calling all volunteers! You’re invited to join Silver City's Pick It Up–Toss No Mas for our June Community Cleanup, Saturday, June 15th, 2024. Gather your friends and family and help us work to keep Silver City clean and beautiful! Meet us at the Grant County Community Foundation parking lot from 9 am to 12 pm as we come together to clean up our beloved town. Join us for a day of positive action, lots of fun, and some amazing community bonding. Together, we can make a significant impact on our local environment and our community!

Volunteers should meet at the Grant County Community Foundation parking lot located at 1106 N Pope St in Silver City, at 9 am on Saturday, June 15. Grab your supplies, including trash bags, gloves, trash pickers, snacks, and free t-shirts for new volunteers.

Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes and bring a hat, water bottle, and sunscreen. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Families with younger children are encouraged to clean up litter in their neighborhood, local parks or waterways as children under 12 are not permitted on state highways for the cleanup.

Thank you to the New Mexico Department of Transportation for hauling the collected trash to the landfill. Recyclables will be recycled with Silver City Recycles.

Check out the Pick It Up-Toss No Mas website  to sign up to volunteer and to learn about litter prevention opportunities, the business pledge program, Adopt-A-Roadway or Waterway program, and solid waste disposal and recycling resources.

Volunteers are the foundation of the Pick It Up – Toss No Mas program. Since October 2021, over 780 volunteers have picked up over 22,717 pounds of litter, debris, and recyclables from Highways 180 and 90, Silver City neighborhoods, Big Ditch Park and San Vicente Creek.

Community members can also adopt a roadway or waterway to take care of and clean up throughout the year. On top of that, Pick It Up – Toss No Mas can provide guidance for those who would like to put on their own clean up event, helping to supply the trash pickers, trash bags and gloves for your event.

Pick It Up – Toss No Mas community cleanup events are sponsored by the Town of Silver City, New Mexico Clean and Beautiful, Silver City Watershed Keepers, Silver City Recycles, Silver City MainStreet, SWNMACT, Southwest Solid Waste Authority, Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce, and New Mexico Department of Transportation’s Toss No Mas Program.

More information for the event can be found at   or contact Emily Cox at 575-538-8078 or via email at 

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