TLCBD Clean Team Stats for January 2019

Have you seen these shirts out and about? Say hello to our Clean Team members!

Have you seen these shirts out and about? Say hello to our Clean Team members!


Here’s a look at the January Clean Team stats, including 27,338 pounds of trash collected. We encourage you to call or text the Clean Team at 415-385-5490 for incidents that pose a health hazard on our sidewalks, such as 'code browns' or needles.

January 2019, Clean Team Stats:

·   Collected trash totaling 27,338 lbs.

·   Collected 781 trash bags

·   Properly disposed of and sanitized for 366 instances of human/animal waste.

·    Properly disposed of 1,456 syringes

·    Removed 385 stickers/graffiti from public surfaces.

·   Clean Team received and responded to 34 hotline calls.

FAQs about the Clean Team:

Who are they?

They are former and current neighborhood residents as well as members from other communities.

What do they do?

•       Sidewalk and gutter sweeping

•       Wiping down of public fixtures

•       Deodorizing where applicable

•       Scheduled sidewalk pressure washing

•       Hot spot pressure washing

•       Graffiti and sticker removal on public infrastructure

•       Needle pickup and safe removal

When do they operate?

Mon-Sat 8am to 5pm

Sunday 9am to 5pm

Where do they operate?

Within the 29 blocks of the TLCBD boundaries, North of Market, South of O’Farrell, West of Mason and East of Larkin. Teams work along four routes to maximize coverage of every block, every day.

How can I get service?

Use our request form or call the Clean Team Hotline 415-385-5490.

Have you noticed a difference in cleanliness on your Tenderloin sidewalks? Does it feel cleaner (we hope so), worse or the same?

Property owners or management representatives, if you have graffiti on your building we are happy to help, just submit this completed form to

Let us know what you think, contact us via online contact form, email at, or by calling the office at (415) 292-4812. Leave a message with contact information and we'll return your call.

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