Clean Team

At 6 a.m. each day, before the rest of downtown is moving, our 65 Clean Team members hit the streets to clean sidewalks and alleyways in six neighborhoods within the Metropolitan Improvement District.  Last year, these ambassadors removed more than 45,000 graffiti tags and more than 970,000 gallons of trash across 285 square blocks of downtown. In 2016, with support and funding from MID ratepayers, we extended our hours of service and added specialized equipment, including an all-terrain litter vacuum to wash and vacuum sidewalks.

 

 

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Please fill out this form to request MID service, and we’ll follow up within a day. Alternatively, call 206-441-3303 during hours of operation (see below). After hours, you can leave a detailed message, and we’ll follow up the next day.

Our Clean Team at Work

The MID-funded Clean Team provides cleaning services within the six neighborhoods of the Metropolitan Improvement District.

Core services include:

  • Daily sidewalk cleaning
  • Alley cleaning
  • Human/animal waste removal and sanitation
  • Public property graffiti removal
  • Trash and litter collection
  • Pressure washing
  • Leaf removal

 

Gregory Gets to Work Bright and Early

Ambassador Shout Out

Shout-out to Dillon, Richard and O'Neal! Dillon provided outreach services to a person in need while Richard and O'Neal followed up by cleaning up the storefront. Great teamwork!

Clean Team Ambassador of the Month

Richard Chang

Richard Chang joined the Metropolitan Improvement District as a Jobs Connect hire in Oct. 2017. His hard work, perfect attendance and positive attitude brought recognition and led to a permanent position on the Clean Team. Richard goes above and beyond on any task he takes on. This year during leaf season, Richard was responsible for the cleanup and removal of 198 bags of leaves — 33 gallons each — in Belltown and the Retail Core. Richard is originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, and loves to read and spend time at the library.

Please join us in congratulating Richard as our Clean Team Employee of the Month.

 

 

 

 

Areas of Operation

Serving Belltown, Denny Triangle, Retail Core, Pioneer Square, Waterfront and West Edge neighborhoods.

 

 Service Requests

206-441-3303

Service Hours

Clean Team

Monday–Sunday: 6 a.m.–9 p.m.

Safety Team

Monday–Sunday: 7:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m.

Homeless Outreach Team

Monday–Friday: 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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