Community Clean Up Opportunities

By volunteering with your family and neighbors for a clean-up event in your neighborhood, you can help reduce the number of weeds, trash, junk, and debris on city sidewalks and streets.

Please register for Community Clean Up Events here.

Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup, a nationwide event, is actively promoted by Keep Las Cruces Beautiful to engage the community in a collective effort. Scheduled for April 27 from 8 AM to 12 PM, individuals, businesses, and groups are encouraged to register for this initiative, allowing them to contribute to the cleanup of locations of their choice. If you do not have a specific location in mind, one can be provided to you. Following the cleanup, from 12 PM to 2 PM, volunteers will be treated to a complimentary lunch at the Walmart Super Center of their preference.

Large Roll off containers will be available throughout the city so residents can dump household trash for free. Locations and items that are not allowed to be dumped are below.


  • East Mesa Recreation Center- 5589 Porter Drive.
  • 674 North Motel Blvd.
  • Las Cruces Skatepark 151 N Walnut St.
  • Young Park 850 S Walnut St.
  • Tony Gomez Park 2283 S Espina St.
  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center 304 W Bell Ave
  • Apodaca Park 801 E Madrid
  • Henry R Benavidez Community Center 1045 McClure Rd.

Items NOT allowed in a Solid Waste Container are:

  • No Medical Waste (per section NMAC of the New Mexico Environmental Protection regulations)
  • Hot ashes/coals
  • Tires or any vehicle parts (including car batteries)
  • Fluorescent light bulbs
  • Large yard waste items (stumps or trunks)
  • Concrete, bricks, and or rocks
  • Toxic, combustible or hazardous materials
  • Toilets/Sinks
  • Refrigerators (anything with refrigerant)
  • Animal Carcasses

Supplies Available

KLCB can supply trash bags, gloves, safety vests, and pick-up tools free of charge to any group or individual doing voluntary clean-up events scheduled on other dates within the city. Supplies are available from 8 a.m. – 10a a.m. Monday through Wednesday at Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 Bell. Ave. (near the corner of Bell Ave. & Linden Ave.).