City of Brooklyn Launches Beautification Initiative



This week the City of Brooklyn launched Beautify Brooklyn, a citywide beautification initiative that encourages residents and businesses to clean up and beautify their property both inside and out. There are three phases to the program and the city is assisting residents.

Phase One: Clean Sweep April 26th – May 23rd

Saturday, May 2nd 9:00 a.m. – 12 noon Recreation Center Parking Lot – Free, secure document shredding and Simple Recycling will be on hand to collect clothing, fabrics & small household goods.

Hazardous Waste Collection and Computer/Electronics Recycling – Brooklyn Service garage will be open on Saturdays, May 2nd and May 16th 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon.

Pitch the Pills – Safely dispose of expired or unwanted medications in the City’s secure, drug collection box located in the lobby of the Police Station.

Student volunteers will be available on Saturday, May 2nd to assist senior citizens who need help in cleaning up their yards. Please call the Senior Center to register at 216-635-4222.

Please note that these services are for Brooklyn residents only. No materials from businesses, churches or schools will be accepted.

Phase Two: Bulbs & Blooms May 6th – July 11th

Kick-off Wednesday, May 6th at 7:00 p.m. at Cuyahoga County Public Library Brooklyn Branch with Plant Favorites for 2015″ by Petitti Garden CenterRegistration required at or by calling 216-398-4600.

Plant flowers, improve your landscape and curb appeal. Enter your beautiful Brooklyn residence or business in the first Annual Beautify Brooklyn Contest. For entry visit or call City Hall at 216-351-2133.

Phase Three: Reap the Rewards Judging will occur the week of July 12th. Reception will be held Sunday, July 26th at the Brooklyn Senior/ Community Center to award prizes and celebrate the success.

For more information visit or call City Hall at 216-351-2133

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May 2023 Newsletter