The Clean Sweep Litter Program is Snohomish County’s response to residents’ increasing concerns about litter issues. The crew, named the Litter Wranglers, responds to resident calls and emails by working the roadsides and collecting the trash in areas with excessive litter.
The Litter Wranglers also allow other county employees to stay focused on maintaining and repairing Snohomish County’s vital infrastructure. This program helps to fulfill the county’s goal of ridding the areas of unsightly trash.
The pilot program was active from April to October of 2017. The Litter Wranglers will return for a second season starting spring of 2018.
View stats on the Litter Wranglers inaugural season
The Litter Wranglers is a six-member county-employed team trained to respond to areas with excessive litter on Snohomish County roadways. Residents may see the Litter Wranglers from 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday on roadways working to keep Snohomish County looking its best.
Report A Litter Location
With notification from residents of locations with excessive litter, the Litter Wranglers can group site visits and be more effective and efficient. The Litter Wranglers will visit as many areas as possible during the summer and rotate through quadrants of Snohomish County. The crew anticipates being able to respond to specific areas within a week of receiving a report. To report a location in unincorporated Snohomish County, please:
Join the Adopt-A-Road Program
Residents can also get involved by joining the county’s Adopt-A-Road program. This program is a partnership between volunteers and Snohomish County Public Works to keep roadsides free of litter. To sign-up, contact Adele Barilleaux, Adopt-A-Road Coordinator, 425-388-3137.