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May Trash Tag Challenge

Have you seen the #TrashTag Challenge and wanted to know how YOU can get involved?!

During the month of May the Department of Neighborhoods & Citizen Engagement will have FREE City blue trash bags available (one roll per person). As part of our Live Green Lansing Initiative, we are also using up an old stockpile of retro green city trash bags.

Bags can be picked up at 200 N. Foster Ave. Rm. 205 on Thursdays in May from 1pm-6pm. Each person will also receive a SERVELansing t-shirt while supplies last.

1. Find litter in your neighborhood (vacant lots, curb & gutter, drains, etc.)
2. Take a "before" photo of the scene
3. Clean up and bag the trash in the green or blue bags
4. Then, highlight the change in an "after" picture.

Post your photos online and tag the City on social media with #TrashTagChallenge #ServeLansing

All filled City trash bags should go curbside on your designated trash pick up day.
For City bag weight limits and what to avoid putting in City bags, please visit:

**For an organized neighborhood effort, call our office to arrange for larger amount 483-4051.

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Upcoming Neighborhood Events

5/18 Neighborhoods in Bloom Neighborhood Distribution Day
5/18  TCOA 5K Run for the Ages, Hawk Island Park
5/30 & 5/31 Neighborhood Roundtables
6/8   Mayor's River Walk & Run
6/12 Summer Concerts in the Park Begin
6/27 & 6/28 Neighborhood Roundtables
7/1 Citizens Academy Applications Open
7/25 & 7/26 Neighborhood Roundtables
8/1 Citizens Academy Applications Due
8/22 & 8/23 Neighborhood Roundtables
9/4 Citizens Academy Begins
9/24 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 2nd Ward North Elementary School
9/26 & 9/27 Neighborhood Roundtables
10/5  SERVE Lansing volunteer fair
10/24 & 10/25 Neighborhood Roundtables
11/2 Neighborhood Leaf Cleanup & Drain Day
11/19 Housing & Neighborhood Resource Summit 3rd Ward Wexford Montessori School

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