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Posted on: March 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] La Marque Spring Cleanup POSTPONED

April 2020 Cleanup graphic with trash can icon

Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission planned a free bulk trash drop-off, shredding, tire recycling for citizens. Due to the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, the event has been postponed. The City of La Marque will share updates as they become available.

UPDATE March 25, 2020

The Spring Cleanup has been postponed. When event details are available they will be posted at cityoflamarque.org, as well as the City’s social media accounts.

Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission, which is committed to enhancing the community environment of the City of La Marque, announced the launch of their 2020 Texas Trash-Off event. Due to COVID-19, the event has been postponed. 

FREE BULK TRASH DROP-OFF, SHREDDING & TIRE RECYCLING FOR CITIZENS

9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Step 1 -      Load bulk items, grab a water bill or your Drivers’ License showing a La Marque address and come to City Hall, 1111 Bayou Road

Step 2 -      Deliver trash and be prepared to help unload. Only car and light truck tires will be accepted. No hazardous waste will be accepted.

VOLUNTEER GROUPS NEEDED TO CLEAN LA MARQUE ROADSIDES

KLMBC is seeking volunteer teams to clean up ditches, parks and known dumping areas. A contest for most bags of trash collected is planned. Group prizes are $200, $100 and $75. Individuals prizes are $100, $50 and $25.

Groups will meet in the La Marque Community Room and be provided with materials including gloves, safety vests, trash bags and bug spray.

8:00 a.m. -      Volunteer check-in, materials pickup at La Marque Community Room

9:00 a.m. -      La Marque Trash-Off begins

11:00 a.m. -    Materials turn in, lunch served

Noon -             Results announced

“Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission is dedicated to hosting events that raise awareness about recycling and beautification,” said Commission Chairman Joe Compian. “We host two cleanup events every year where the citizens of La Marque can drop off bulk trash for free.”

For general event information, or to register your group, visit beautiful.cityoflamarque.org, email Colleen Merritt at cmerritt@cityoflamarque.org or call 409-938-9255.

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Mayor Hocking at the 2019 Spring Cleanup

City staff and volunteers working at 2019 Spring Cleanup

Volunteers with Councilwoman Casey McAullife

2019 Spring Cleanup volunteers smiling under a tent

2019 Spring Cleanup_La Marque Lions serving lunch 2019 Spring Cleanup Shred Truck

2019 Spring Cleanup volunteers emptying shred truck

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