PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – A record number of Pasco County volunteers picked up nearly 29,000 pounds of trash throughout the county during the 2023 Great American Cleanup!
During the March 4 event, around 800 volunteers fanned out in public spaces – along roadsides and around waterways – covering 43 locations in Pasco County, including Dade City, Port Richey, New Port Richey, Wesley Chapel, and Hudson.
Here’s a breakdown:
- 28,957 pounds (14.48 tons) of trash
- 43 locations throughout Pasco County
- 780 volunteers
- 2,080 volunteer hours logged
- $62K cost-benefit
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Keep Pasco Beautiful hosts the Great American Cleanup with corporate funding assistance.
The event’s success results from collaboration and assistance among the Pasco County Department of Public Works; Pasco County Solid Waste; Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources; and Pasco County Environmental Compliance.
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