Adopt-A-Street Program Information

We love our volunteers and want to see you stay healthy! When conducting litter cleanup events, each member of the Adopt-A-Street group should remember to:


1. Wash your hands often and use hand sanitizer when soap and water are not readily available.

remember to clean your hands often

2. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth

3. Practice social distancing by placing at least 6 feet between yourself and other people.

remember to practice soical distancing, stay six feet apart
4. Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.

Don't forget to wear a mask

5. Wear plastic gloves throughout the litter cleanup event.

For information about COVID-19, please refer to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Florida Department of Health.

Gainesville's Adopt-A-Street Program

The City of Gainesville voluntary Adopt-A-Street Program was formed to help address the problem of roadside litter in our city. Any company, organization, group or citizen in Gainesville can apply to adopt up to a two-mile section of a city street. Each group must commit to remove litter at least six times each year, remain in the program for at least two years, and a representative of the group must attend a safety briefing.

The city has clean-up kits for loan consisting of safety vests, plastic bags, gloves, first aid kit, and litter sticks for the purpose of litter removal. After your first clean-up, a sign with the name of each Adopt-A-Street group or individual will be posted at both ends of the adopted street section.

Adopt-A-Street Report Form

If you would like to adopt a City street, please contact the Solid Waste Division at 352-334-2330 or email waste@cityofgainesville.org.

If you are interested in a short term community service project, please contact Keep Alachua County Beautiful at 352-371-9444 or visit www.KACB.org.

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Downloadable Forms

Adopt-A-Street GIS Map

Streets available for adoption are marked with a thick, red line.

overview map of adopted city streets

Click on map to open application

Contact Us

(352) 334-2330

waste@cityofgainesville.org

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Adopt-A-Street Report Form

Current Adopt-A-Street Members

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Adventist Campus Ministry
Alachua County Libertarian Party
Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority
Asian American Student Union
Balance 180
Big Sister, Little Sister Mentoring Academy
Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society
Circle K-UF International
Delta Delta Sigma Pre-Dental Honor Society
Delta Nu Zeta
Delta Phi Omega Sorority, Inc.
Downtown Rotary Club
Florida Club Gymnastics
Gamma Eta Sorority
Golden Key Internat'l Honor Society
HCM Neighbors (Highland Court Manor)
Houde / Boyles
HSASA Santa Fe College
Human Rights Council of N Central FL
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. (Gamma Omicron Chapter)
Jamaican American Student Assoc. (JAMSA)
Ja'Niyah Irving Youth Foundation
Jewish Council of North Central Florida
Joseph Antonelli
Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority & Phi Delta Psi Fraternity
Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc.
Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority Inc.
Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity
Mary Martin Group
Mike & Dawn Robinette
Neurotronics, Inc.>
Nirvana Junk Removal
Pain to Purpose
Phi Delta Chi
Phi Sigma Rho
Progressive Black Men, Inc.
RHINE, Helene & Lenny (FL Diabetes Camp)
Ridgeview Neighborhood Assoc.
Saudi Arabian Students
Shadow Health
Sigma Beta Rho Fraternity
Sigma Chi Fraternity Gamma Theta Chapter
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity
SISTUHS, Inc.
Tau Beta Pi FL Alpha Chapter
UF African Student Union
UF Surf Club