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2019 Community Clean-Up

Saturday October 19th, 2019

9am - 12pm

Download the 8.5x11in Flyer (English & Spanish)

On October 19th, hundreds of volunteers will join together for Looking Good Santa Barbara’s 16th Annual Community Clean-Up Day to transform Santa Barbara neighborhoods on the east and west sides of the city. Volunteers will be assigned to a variety of projects including litter pick-up, graffiti removal, and park beautification projects. 

Students are able to earn community service hours. Individuals, families, and groups wishing to participate can simply sign-up on the day of the event.

All Clean-Up Supplies Provided!


  • Parque De Los Ninos - 550 Wentworth Ave.
  • Eastside Park - 198 N Soledad St.


  • Litter & Graffiti Clean Up
  • Shopping Cart Retrieval
  • Neighborhood Beautification Projects

Generous support is being provided by MarBorg Industries, New Life Church, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – Santa Barbara Stake.

For more information call 805-564-5669.


Looking Good Santa Barbara (LGSB) is a City of Santa Barbara program joining residents, City staff and community representatives with the mission to reduce waste (reduce, reuse, recycle and compost) and contribute to a clean community through graffiti and litter abatement. LGSB is a local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep California Beautiful.

New Video: Graffiti Vandalism Facts & Prevention

Clean SB Campaign

Clean SB is an initiative by the City's Environmental Service Division to connect residents and businesses with programs that help keep our city clean and sustainable. We've created this postcard sized Resource Guide for quick access to important tips, hotlines, and programs. Here are links to digital versions in English and Spanish so that you can print your own for your fridge or bulletin board.

Clean SB Quick Resource Guide (English)

Clean SB Quick Resource Guide (Spanish)




Lorraine Cruz Carpenter
Executive Coordinator



After 14 years at the City, Lorraine currently has two roles. As Environmental Specialist II, she oversees recycling in city facilities, zero-waste events, and illegal dumping and single-use bag issues. As Executive Coordinator for Looking Good Santa Barbara, Lorraine administers the Adopt-A-Block program, Spirit of Service Awards, and neighborhood clean-ups with over 6,000 volunteers to date. Previously, she permitted 125 annual events as Special Events Coordinator for the Parks and Recreation Department, and served on the 2002 Olympic Torch Run Committee. Lorraine holds a Bachelors degree in Sociology from UCSB, has two small children, and loves golfing and spa visits.

Contact Us

Looking Good Santa Barbara
c/o City Trash and Recycling
1221 Anacapa St. – 2nd Floor
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Other Volunteer Opportunities

Particpate in making a real difference here in our community! We welcome children and adults to join one of our programs.  

Looking Good Santa Barbara makes it easy to coordinate a community clean-up in your neighborhood. Contact us to discuss your neighborhood’s specific needs and customize an event with our staff. We work with residents or groups to publicize and plan a clean-up, coordinate other city services as needed, and supply materials and equipment.

Organizations (e.g., churches, Boy Scouts, Rotary Clubs) seeking a community service project are also encouraged to contact LGSB for ideas and assistance.

Litter-Free Event Permits

The City of Santa Barbara is required to meet a State mandate to divert 50% of its waste from landfills. In accordance, public events on City property must provide adequate recycling and trash receptacles for attendees, which is coordinated through the Looking Good Santa Barbara program. Please see Litter-Free Event Permit Application for specific requirements.

If you are attending an event, please use the recycling containers provided.

Last Updated: Oct 15, 2019
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