Public Works and Transportation


Prince George's County, Maryland

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY SPONSORS 3RD ANNUAL “CLEAN UP, GREEN UP” BEAUTIFICATION INITIATIVE


For Immediate Release: 8/13/2013 12:00 AM

Contact: Carol Terry, Public Information Officer, Prince George’s County, Department of Public Works and Transportation (301) 883-5600

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY SPONSORS 3RD ANNUAL “CLEAN UP, GREEN UP” BEAUTIFICATION INITIATIVE

 

Annual Countywide event to provide communities with free planting materials

 

LARGO, MD – Prince George’s County invites citizens, schools, businesses and community organizations to participate in the third annual Countywide “Clean Up, Green Up” event on Saturday, October 19, 2013.  This initiative is designed to keep communities cleaner and greener by conducting individual neighborhood plantings and beautification activities throughout the County. 

 

“I look forward to working with the volunteers who are committed to beautifying our communities,” said County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III.  “I thank you for your continued support and cooperation as we work together to keep our County healthy and green for generations to come.”

 

To participate in “Clean Up, Green Up,” applicants are encouraged to complete the application and return it by mail or e-mail by Friday, September 13, 2013. Applications are also available at the County libraries. 

 

The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will provide planting materials; instructions on planting trees, shrubs and flowers; and litter collection supplies.  Landscape design assistance is available through the Neighborhood Design Center.

 

“Clean Up, Green Up” provides community organizations, schools and businesses an opportunity to partner with Prince George’s County Government, Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful, Prince George’s County Public Schools, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Maryland State Highway Administration and the Neighborhood Design Center to keep Prince George’s County beautiful.

 

For information on the Planting Program, please contact the Neighborhood Design Center at (301) 779-6010.  For questions related to the Clean Up Program, please contact Samantha Vannaseng of DPW&T at (301) 499-8523.​