Rapid City area residents brought in more than 800 tons of material across the scales at the Rapid City Landfill during last week’s Community Cleanup Week
Rapid City, S.D. – According to the city officials, this year’s activities marked the 52nd year for the Community Cleanup Week in Rapid City.
City officials also announced that the work of more than 130 teams, 1,300 volunteers, yielded more than seven tons of trash in those pink trash bags that were bundled up and placed along curbs throughout the community last week.
And Habitat for Humanity hauled away approximately three tons of material from the City’s Solid Waste campus during cleanup week.
In terms of visitation to the Landfill, officials report more than 4,100 vehicles passed through the Landfill scales during the Monday to Friday time frame of Cleanup Week, April 17-21.
The number compares to 3,833 vehicles during the Monday to Friday time frame of the 2022 Cleanup Week and 3,372 vehicles that passed went to the Landfill during the 2021 cleanup week which included an extra day.