Two people decide to trash Brightmoor while residents and volunteers clean it
A man and woman decided to save some time and money by dumping their brush in the middle of Rockdale street. It wasn’t a lot of brush (see the photos here), but it was on a day when 70 volunteers and several neighbors were working together all over Brightmoor to clean up, board up houses, plant gardens, and otherwise beautify the neighborhood. (read more)
Company Takes Quick Action,
Responsibility for Dumping
On Tuesday, June 25, representatives of the Brightmoor Alliance, Neighbors Building Brightmoor, Brightmoor Blight Busters, and MeetTheDumpers.com, met with Moses Shepherd, owner of ServPro of Redford, and Terrence Davis, operations manager of ServPro of Redford, to discuss the recent allegations of illegal dumping by their employees. [read more]
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Community Action Plan
Meet the Dumpers, while not officially endorsed by any neighborhood organization, is the result of a collaborative strategy developed by Brightmoor neighbors. It can be easily implemented in any area of the city, and requires only active neighbors to work. Click here to download our one-page Community Action Plan.
As citizen journalists dedicated to a clean and healthy Detroit, we welcome your feedback on solutions for the illegal dumping problem in Detroit. We can be reached by email at connect@MeetTheDumpers.com or on our contact form.