It’s spring 2023 – time to once again, get out and lend a hand in a series of City-wide activities to help clean up and green up our fair city. Learn more about each program below, and follow the registration buttons on each page to get started!

Cleanup Activities & Events

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Point of Pride Cleanups

On certain Saturdays in May, the City will host a cleanup at a location significant to Springfield. Bring your team to lend a hand to make these locations the point of pride they are.

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Roadway & Stream Cleanups

Through the City’s Adopt-a-Street and Adopt-a-Stream programs, committed volunteers keep our city’s roadways free from litter and debris. The City provides the trash bags, you tell us when and where to pick them up when filled!

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Neighborhood Cleanups

Thirteen of the City’s registered Neighborhood Associations are hosting Neighborhood Cleanup days throughout the Spring. Sign up to help with a variety of activities, including helping neighbors unload items, bulky item pickup throughout the neighborhood, and cleaning up alleyways and other neighborhood sites.

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Beautification Projects

Green thumb encouraged! A number of planting, mulch spreading and general beautification events will be held throughout the month of April, including landscaping in roadway medians and in the City’s rights of way.

Education Opportunities

Is your business, classroom, church or civic organization interested in learning more about litter, water quality and ways you can help our Ozarks environment? Let our educators share some tips and ideas about how YOU can help and why combined efforts matter.

Call 864-2003 or email

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