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From getting assistance with graffiti removal to reporting issues with trash, here are some of the City of Portland's community cleanup resources.

Graffiti

How to Report Graffiti 

You can report graffiti or other types of defacement to public or private property online in just a couple of minutes. 

You can also contact the City's information and referral team through the following methods: 

Graffiti Removal Assistance Program

For a comprehensive guide on how to request graffiti removal assistance and to find the graffiti removal waiver, please click here

Free Graffiti Removal Kit

The kit includes cleaning solvent, gloves, safety glasses, cleaning rag, small nylon scraper, small bucket, and a link to an instructional video. To request your kit, email graffiti@portlandoregon.gov 


Trash

Comprehensive Guide on how to report trash

You can also contact the City's information and referral team through the following methods: 

Report Trash Related to a Homeless Encampment 

To report trash that has resulted from a homelessness encampment, please utilize the following methods: 

Report Problems with a Public Trash Can
Large Household Waste Disposal 
Report Biohazard on Public Right of Way
Report an Abandoned Vehicle

Other Resources

Prosper Portland Grants for Small Businesses
Homelessness Related Resources

Contact

Graffiti Program Coordinator