TLCBD Clean Team Stats for April 2018

DST team member Michael removes graffiti from a building at Ellis and Leavenworth.

DST team member Michael removes graffiti from a building at Ellis and Leavenworth.


In April of 2018, the TLCBD Clean Team removed 28,490 pounds of trash from the District. In addition, our team members properly sanitized for 119 instances of human/animal waste and properly disposed of 1654 syringes. Call the Clean Team at 415-385-5490 or send us a clean request online.

Would you like to see increased cleaning in your part of the Tenderloin? Learn about our micro-neighborhood approach through the Invest Tenderloin campaign. Contact us here.

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In April 2018, Clean Team:

·    Properly disposed of 1654 syringes

·    Removed 631 stickers/graffiti from public surfaces

·   Properly disposed of and sanitized for 119 instances of human/animal waste

·    Responded to 68 instances of illegal dumping

·    Collected 823 bags of trash totaling 28,490 lbs.

·   Power washed 240 block faces over the course of 482 hours

·   Clean Team received and responded to 70 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?

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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