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April 3, 2007
Media Advisory: City of Toronto’s annual spring clean-up underway
The City’s annual spring clean-up is now underway. The operating divisions taking part include Solid Waste Management Services (the lead); Transportation Services; Municipal, Licensing and Standards; Parks, Forestry and Recreation; and Toronto Water, who through their daily work, are responsible for keeping Toronto a cleaner, more beautiful place. These divisions, with staff support from the City’s agencies, boards and commissions, are collaborating on the annual Operations Spring Clean-up. This clean-up began Monday, April 2 and runs for three weeks. It leads directly into two key components of Toronto’s Clean and Beautiful City Initiative - the 20-Minute Toronto Makeover on April 20, and Mayor David Miller’s Community Clean-up Day on April 21.

Date: Monday, April 2 (for approximately three weeks)

Time/Place:: The clean-up happens daily in four different areas of the city. Maps outlining the daily schedule organized by District are available on the City’s website at

Resources:: 323 pieces of equipment/543 staff dedicated to the spring Operations Clean-up

Toronto is Canada’s largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. In the past three years Toronto has won more than 50 awards for quality and innovation in delivering public services. Toronto’s government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact:
Pat Barrett, Sr. Communications Co-ordinator, 416-392-4716



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