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.

 

 

MID Ratepayer Information

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Due to COVID-19, MID services are operating in a modified capacity with restricted hours. Please fill out this form to make a request or call 206-441-3303 during our new hours of operation (see below). After hours, you can leave a detailed message, and we’ll follow up during our next shift.

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

 

Big Al Takes Care of Areas Needing Extra Attention

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: Ronald

In his short time with DSA, Ronald has proved efficient and effective at improving the downtown experience while maintaining a safe and clean public realm. After promotion to Tiger Team Trike Operator, Ronald removed 39 large and small graffiti tags in a single shift. Ronald’s commitment is appreciated by both ratepayers and management.

Ronald is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and served six years in the U.S. armed forces and two years in the reserves. He is earning his associate degree with a focus on cyber security. Please join us in congratulating Ronald as our Clean Team ambassador of the month.

 

Areas of Operation

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

 

Service Requests

206-441-3303

 

Services Currently Available

Trash removal from sidewalks, alleys and curb edges; quick-response animal and human waste cleanup; syringe removal; alley cleaning; and welfare checks on individuals in need.

Hours

Clean Team

Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m-7 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday 7 a.m.-8 p.m

Safety Team

Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Outreach Team

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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