Environmental Programs


Mount Pearl 20 Minute Makeover
The City’s annual spring clean-up takes place in May and June. Everyone is encouraged to lend a hand for just 20 minutes to help pick up litter around homes, buildings, parks, walkways and neighbourhoods.

From May to June, whenever your schedule allows! Plan your 20 Minute Makeover by working with families, neighbours, friends, group leaders, supervisors, colleagues, teachers and students.

Free Bags
Free bags are available at City Hall, the Summit Centre, Gloria Pearson Community Centre, and H. Neil Windsor Municipal Building.  Bags will also be available at Tim Hortons drive-thru in early May.

Where to Clean-Up
Around your school, business, neighbourhood, nearby walking trails, playgrounds, etc. If you would like more information on areas that are in great need of a clean up, please call Sean McKenna at 748-1046 or e-mail

How to Register
Contact Sean McKenna at 748-1046 or, pick up a registration form at City Hall or the Summit Centre, or register online. While registration is not mandatory to participate, it is appreciated and helps us measure our success and say a special thank you to participants.

Garbage Disposal
Arrangements can be made for pick up of collected garbage by calling Sean at 748-1046 or e-mailing

We Need Your Help
Only through your support can we expect this event to be a huge success in making Mount Pearl beautiful!  Please lend a hand for just 20 minutes. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Many thanks to major sponsor Tim Hortons, and all other supporting businesses.

20 Minute Makeover Registration Form


Waterford River Clean Up

Annually, the City holds a Clean-Up Blitz along the Waterford River.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 27, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. The City is looking for volunteers, including businesses, residents, and community groups, to help pick up litter and small debris along the river banks. Participants will meet at City Hall at 10 a.m. to sign up and receive supplies.  Afterwards, volunteers are invited to Centennial Park, located on Centennial Street, for Tim Hortons treats, pizzas, a bouncy castle, face painting and more! The appreciation party begins at noon and is sponsored by Tim Horton’s.

For more information, please contact Sean McKenna at 748-1046 or


Want to keep Mount Pearl Green and make a difference in your community? Adopt-A-Park! Volunteer as much or as little time as you can. You can pick up litter, water grass, weeds, help with spring clean-up or help curb vandalism. Whatever you do, you can make a difference.

Download an Application

Call 748-1046 or email at for more information.