Growing Green with Pride Fall 2022

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For immediate release:
September 21, 2022 


For more information, contact:
Paulette L. Jones
Public Information Officer
Prince George’s County
Department of Public Works and Transportation
Cell: (240) 712-0298 


Prince George’s County Hosts Fall 2022 ‘Growing Green with Pride’ Cleanup Event 


LARGO, MD – Prince George’s County will hold its bi-annual Fall 2022 ‘Growing Green with Pride’ cleanup on Saturday, October 15, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event is part of the County’s effort to reduce litter, clean up our environment and to beautify areas throughout the community.  This event will take place rain or shine. 

 “Our Growing Green with Pride event provides an opportunity for residents to beautify their neighborhoods by coming together for a day of cleaning, weeding, planting, mulching and litter removal,” said County Executive Angela Alsobrooks. “This event brings together communities, residents, schools, and businesses to partner with Prince George’s County Government, the Neighborhood Design Center, Prince George’s County Public Schools, Keep Prince George’s County Beautiful, and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, showing that we all have a part to play in keeping Prince George’s County clean and beautiful.” 

For registered participants, the Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) will provide plastic gloves, trash bags, safety vests, and a maximum of 6 bags of mulch and litter grabbers for the event.  The registration for ‘Growing Green with Pride’ closes Friday, October 7, 2022. 

“We are Prince George’s Proud to be able to host an event where residents, schools, and local businesses, and community organizations can unify to help preserve and beautify our wonderful county,” said Acting Director Michael Johnson.  “We hope that you will join us for this very important cleanup event.”


Students participating in ‘Growing Green with Pride’ will receive community service credits. Verification forms for community service are available at the schools. Register for this event at this link. For additional information, please contact DPW&T’s Office of Highway Maintenance at (301) 499-8641 or e-mail Tonya Hairston at 




Growing Green with Pride – Fall 2022 


Saturday, October 15, 2022 


Countywide in Prince George’s County 


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