I Heart Richmond is a City beautification and clean-up initiative led through a collaboration of several City departments and community-based organizations.
Scroll down to learn more about upcoming clean-up volunteer opportunities, relevant City Council presentations, recycling resources, and more!
Learn how to properly and safely dispose hazardous waste, clothing, bulky items, and more!
In March, 2022, the City Abatement team picked up over 200 tons of illegally dumped trash in Richmond.
To report illegal dumping on City streets and property, use the city's free smartphone app or call the Illegal Dumping Hot Line, (510) 965-4905, to report illegally dumped material in Richmond.
There are 3 ways to contact Caltrans to report illegal dumping, trash, missing or damaged fencing, or graffiti on state highways, bridges, and right-of-ways:
Each month, Public Works presents to the City Council on current clean-up initiatives and abatement efforts.
Slide from the May 3rd, 2022 presentation.
Community-based organization presentations given to City Council.
The City of Richmond is home to over 30 works of public art. The Public Art Program emphasizes and encourages community involvement and participation in all of its activities.
These collaborations have resulted in a number of innovative ventures, including:
"Heritage" by Archie Held
Richmond Civic Center Plaza sculpture: Archie Held "Heritage" Materials: Bronze, Stainless Steel, Water Elements with Granite Quote Ring and Four Benches
Do you want to learn how much trash the City generates in a year? Or how many tons of trash our neighborhood brings to its Neighborhood Dumpster Days?
Check out the Zero Waste page on Transparent Richmond!
Nystrom Village Clean-Up 4-9-2022
Nevin Ave Clean-up 2/26/22