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Keep Vancouver Spectacular

Contact Keep Vancouver Spectacular

Phone: 604-871-6544

Fax: 604-871-6193


Keep Vancouver Spectacular is a series of programs that help to reduce litter and support a healthy, vibrant and clean Vancouver.

Interested in doing your part to keep your community clean, vibrant and thriving? Individuals, businesses and organizations can sign up for neighbhourhood cleanup events all year long. Join the movement and help Keep Vancouver Spectacular!

How to join a cleanup

How you can take part

While the City helps to keep streets clean through street sweeping, graffiti removal and more, all residents can play a role in their neighbourhoods by participating in Keep Vancouver Spectacular!

Lead or join a cleanup event

Neighbourhood block cleanup events

Register as an individual or organize a team to help with litter pick-up and graffiti paint outs.

Make a commitment

Adopt-a-Block Program

The Adopt-a-Block Program empowers you to keep the neighbourhood block of your choice clean, safe, and attractive. Groups, businesses, and individuals can adopt a block.

Help curb graffiti

Graffiti Paint Out and Free Paint programs

Apply for a free paint kit to cover graffiti on your property. Or organize a community paint out with residents, businesses, schools and other community groups in your neighbourhood. We'll provide the paint and materials.

Create street art

Outdoor Mural Program

If your property is a frequent graffiti target, consider installing a mural or wall art. Wall art is effective at deterring further graffiti vandalism, and helps to support vibrant public spaces and connect people and community through public art.

Thank you to our sponsors

Other ways to help make Vancouver beautiful

Green Streets garden on a traffic circle

Gardening on traffic calming spaces

You can volunteer to beautify traffic calming areas in your neighbourhood. Learn about becoming a Green Streets volunteer gardener.

Boulevard gardening

Gardening on boulevards

Did you know you can garden on the boulevard next to your property? Get the City's guidelines, including clearance and measurment requirements, for boulevard gardens.

Carrall Street Greenway in the Downtown Eastside

Great Beginnings: Old Streets, New Pride

Creating projects that restore our founding neighbourhoods' original public appeal through improvements to public spaces, support for arts and cultural activities, celebrations, and street festivals for both residents and visitors.

Electronics recycling at summer community eventsNeighbourhood block cleanup eventsAdopt-a-Block ProgramGraffiti Paint Out and Free Paint programsOutdoor Mural Program