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Clean Up Syracuse



A Place to Report Problem Litter Spots in Central NY



Updated: 2008-04-28T21:30:38Z

 



Back in Action at Clean Up Syracuse: OCRRA Earth Day Cleanup

2008-04-28T21:27:32Z

My good friend and his wife organized an Earth Day Cleanup in the Fairmount area. I was happy to participate and clean up a heavily littered area that I travel frequently. There were 9 of us total, split up in... My good friend and his wife organized an Earth Day Cleanup in the Fairmount area. I was happy to participate and clean up a heavily littered area that I travel frequently. There were 9 of us total, split up in...



City and County Tag Team Clean Up - More Wisdom From Sean Kirst

2008-04-28T21:30:38Z

I'd be remiss if I didn't comment on Sean Kirst's recent article about the proposal put forward by Matt Driscoll's administration for a joint city and county neighborhood "blast" to clean up Syracuse this coming year. This seems like a... I'd be remiss if I didn't comment on Sean Kirst's recent article about the proposal put forward by Matt Driscoll's administration for a joint city and county neighborhood "blast" to clean up Syracuse this coming year. This seems like a...



Clarification on Frustration

2007-11-16T12:32:00Z

photo by Steve BaloghCurbside litterI realize that I came across yesterday as being frustrated with "the city" or "those responsible for keeping our streets clean", when, actually, my frustration does not lie with them, but with the idea that there... photo by Steve BaloghCurbside litterI realize that I came across yesterday as being frustrated with "the city" or "those responsible for keeping our streets clean", when, actually, my frustration does not lie with them, but with the idea that there...



Banging Head On Computer More Effective Than Trying To Get People To Take Care Of Their Litter

2007-11-14T22:22:50Z

I admit it. I've bitten off more that I can chew with this endeavor. I imagined that it would be easier to get to the bottom of who is responsible for maintaining our littered highways and streets, and to get... I admit it. I've bitten off more that I can chew with this endeavor. I imagined that it would be easier to get to the bottom of who is responsible for maintaining our littered highways and streets, and to get...



Green Tip: Fall is a perfect time to start a compost pile

2007-11-14T22:05:07Z

After this "green tip" you'll look at the sea of leaves in your yard as not a pain in the neck (or back!) but as your own 1/3 acre of red and yellow gold. Fallen leaves are a great way... After this "green tip" you'll look at the sea of leaves in your yard as not a pain in the neck (or back!) but as your own 1/3 acre of red and yellow gold. Fallen leaves are a great way...



Onondaga Creek Cleanup - Sept 8th and 15th

2007-11-14T22:07:04Z

Steve- Please share the announcement below with your "Clean Up Syracuse" Blog- its the 6th Annual Onondaga Creek Cleanup and we welcome more people to join us and help remove trash from the waters and banks of Onondaga Creek. Attached... Steve- Please share the announcement below with your "Clean Up Syracuse" Blog- its the 6th Annual Onondaga Creek Cleanup and we welcome more people to join us and help remove trash from the waters and banks of Onondaga Creek. Attached...



Teach Your Children

2007-07-17T02:32:45Z

Just like the CSNY song, learning not to litter and to cleaning up after others begins at home. Driving in Onondaga on Tanner Rd. today, I saw a father and his young children along the side of the road, looking... Just like the CSNY song, learning not to litter and to cleaning up after others begins at home. Driving in Onondaga on Tanner Rd. today, I saw a father and his young children along the side of the road, looking...



Clean Up - 1st Ward Cemetery

2007-06-25T16:43:59Z

I want to let readers know about a new feature on Syracuse.com that lets readers directly upload photos to the site. This new feature will make it easier to: - alert people to areas of litter - send in pics... I want to let readers know about a new feature on Syracuse.com that lets readers directly upload photos to the site. This new feature will make it easier to: - alert people to areas of litter - send in pics...



What We Need In Syracuse - New Urban Cowboys

2007-06-13T23:44:11Z

I was sent this today for Groovy Green, but I thought it just as fitting for this blog. This type of "cowboy" is exactly what Syracuse needs. Please watch the video (only 2 mins). All is takes is some good... I was sent this today for Groovy Green, but I thought it just as fitting for this blog. This type of "cowboy" is exactly what Syracuse needs. Please watch the video (only 2 mins). All is takes is some good...



Please check back in soon!

2007-06-12T04:08:37Z

Besides trying to clean up the Cuse, I have a few other obligations that have kept me busy over the last week... Lot's of great stuff coming up, including the ability to upload your own photos of troubled areas and... Besides trying to clean up the Cuse, I have a few other obligations that have kept me busy over the last week... Lot's of great stuff coming up, including the ability to upload your own photos of troubled areas and...



Links To My Other Sites

2007-05-31T15:59:22Z

FYI - Links to my other sites mentioned in Sean Kirst's article can be found on the left hand column under "Favorite Links" Or you can click here: Groovy Green Magazine Groovy Green Blog baloghblog Head on over and take... FYI - Links to my other sites mentioned in Sean Kirst's article can be found on the left hand column under "Favorite Links" Or you can click here: Groovy Green Magazine Groovy Green Blog baloghblog Head on over and take...



Southwest Side City Clean Up Crew Spotted Today

2007-05-31T01:49:47Z

On my travels I spotted this City of Syracuse clean up crew working on a empty lot on the corner of South Ave and W Kennedy St: photo by Steve BaloghCity of Syracuse clean up crew I was impressed that... On my travels I spotted this City of Syracuse clean up crew working on a empty lot on the corner of South Ave and W Kennedy St: photo by Steve BaloghCity of Syracuse clean up crew I was impressed that...



Jim Reith Interview

2007-06-12T04:09:35Z

Jim Reith invited me onto his afternoon talk program to discuss the Clean Up Syracuse Blog. Here is audio of my portion of the show: I want to thank Jim and his Producer Bill for giving me the opportunity to... Jim Reith invited me onto his afternoon talk program to discuss the Clean Up Syracuse Blog. Here is audio of my portion of the show: I want to thank Jim and his Producer Bill for giving me the opportunity to...



Letter to Waste Management About Litter Falling From Backs of Trucks

2007-05-31T01:30:27Z

Dear Sir or Madam: I live in the Syracuse area, and I write for the Clean Up Syracuse Blog on Syracuse.com. I have been focusing on ways to help clean up Syracuse's highways, streets and public areas. I have noticed,... Dear Sir or Madam: I live in the Syracuse area, and I write for the Clean Up Syracuse Blog on Syracuse.com. I have been focusing on ways to help clean up Syracuse's highways, streets and public areas. I have noticed,...



Cleaning Up Syracuse's Front Doorways

2007-05-30T00:25:27Z

The recently released Brookings Institution report refocused attention to the downtown revitalization effort. Sean Kirst's article in yesterday's paper very elegantly summed up the report and how we can move forward: To change Syracuse - to really change the patterns... The recently released Brookings Institution report refocused attention to the downtown revitalization effort. Sean Kirst's article in yesterday's paper very elegantly summed up the report and how we can move forward: To change Syracuse - to really change the patterns...



More Garbage - Rock Cut Road

2007-12-12T15:57:17Z

I happened to take a different route to see a client today, and found another "mother lode" of garbage along the 81 South to 481 North on-ramp. Seriously it looks like someone deliberately opened a bag of garbage as they... I happened to take a different route to see a client today, and found another "mother lode" of garbage along the 81 South to 481 North on-ramp. Seriously it looks like someone deliberately opened a bag of garbage as they...



Hopeful signs

2007-05-07T13:23:33Z

I was coming home from a trip last night and saw a row of trash bags along the side of the road - 81 North just south of the city. Were there clean-up crews out this weekend? Still waiting to... I was coming home from a trip last night and saw a row of trash bags along the side of the road - 81 North just south of the city. Were there clean-up crews out this weekend? Still waiting to...



Kind Words for Town of Geddes Highway Dept

2007-05-04T13:09:54Z

from the Town of Geddes WebsiteTown of Geddes Highway SupervisorI was outside getting ready for work this morning, and I noticed how clean my street looked. Two things are responsible for this. The first is that people take pride in... from the Town of Geddes WebsiteTown of Geddes Highway SupervisorI was outside getting ready for work this morning, and I noticed how clean my street looked. Two things are responsible for this. The first is that people take pride in...



Enforcement

2007-05-03T13:18:30Z

pwnitemare writes: I agree with Sean Kirst on all the points he made but I especially agree with the one regarding enforcement of littering laws. I also think the littering fine should be $500.00 and it should also apply to... pwnitemare writes: I agree with Sean Kirst on all the points he made but I especially agree with the one regarding enforcement of littering laws. I also think the littering fine should be $500.00 and it should also apply to...



Garbage on the Hill

2007-05-01T22:54:52Z

statenaurora writes: How about the space betwee[n] the Sigma Delta Tau and Alpha Chi Omega houses on East Adams Street. A complete mess which shouldn't be with so many people that "care" about their houses living there. You can also... statenaurora writes: How about the space betwee[n] the Sigma Delta Tau and Alpha Chi Omega houses on East Adams Street. A complete mess which shouldn't be with so many people that "care" about their houses living there. You can also...