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Our mission is to enhance the visual appearance of Denver by addressing problems of graffiti and litter through volunteer projects and educational programs.

Keep Denver Beautiful focuses on supporting residents and businesses in maintaining an attractive safe urban environment. As a program of Solid Waste Management, we emphasize the elimination of trash, litter, junk and graffiti from our city’s neighborhoods and public right-of-ways. Keep Denver Beautiful coordinates the efforts of neighborhood residents, volunteer groups and Solid Waste Management. Explore Volunteer Opportunities for information on how you or your group can get involved.

Additionally, our sister program, Denver Partners Against Graffiti, provides graffiti abatement services for many public and private properties.

Sign Up for the Great West Colfax Cleanup - May 19, 2018


photo of volunteers cleaning up west colfax avenueCome join the volunteer effort to clean up part of the longest street in America.

Historically, West Colfax has been known as “The Gateway to the Rockies” and you can help keep it clean and beautiful. The event will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM. All cleanup supplies and refreshments will be provided as well as “the strangest piece of litter” competition and a raffle for prizes! All are welcome!


Great Denver Cleanup - June 9, 2018


The Great Denver Cleanup is an annual citywide event offering free drop sites for hard-to-recycle items, household junk and yard waste. This year's cleanup will be held on June 9, 2018 from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Banner for 2018 Great Denver Cleanup


Community Cleanups

Volunteers are always need for one-time and ongoing beautification projects, as well as annual City & County of Denver cleanup events.

Graffiti Prevention & Removal

Denver Partners Against Graffiti provides free graffiti removal assistance on business and residential properties within the City & County of Denver.