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From Pooper Scoopers to Chimney Cleaners, Houston is Cleanest City According to Verizon

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DALLAS - Houston may have gotten a bad reputation recently for skipping pooper scooper duty for its pets, but it ranks tops in Cleanest Cities, according to In a ranking of cleaning categories on Verizon's, Houston is the Cleanest City in the U.S., followed by Los Angeles, Manhattan and Chicago. ranked the cities based on the number of listings in cleaning categories including Cleaning Services, Pet Waste Removal Services and Street Cleaning.

Here are the Top 20 Cities for Cleaning and Pet Waste Removal Services from

  1. Houston
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Manhattan
  4. Chicago
  5. Las Vegas
  6. Tampa, Fla.
  7. Brooklyn, N.Y.
  8. Dallas
  9. San Diego
  10. Portland, Ore.
  11. Minneapolis
  12. Phoenix
  13. Denver
  14. Atlanta
  15. Seattle
  16. Philadelphia
  17. Jacksonville, Fla.
  18. Pittsburgh
  19. Indianapolis, Ind.
  20. San Jose, Calif.

"House cleaning doesn't have to be a chore these days," said Robyn Rose, vice president of Internet marketing for Verizon's "You can find a local service to clean your chimney, clean your carpets or clean up after your dog. They even do windows. Plus, the star ratings and accompanying business reviews and profiles on help you find the service based on feedback from your neighbors who have tried the service."

Go to or check your Verizon Yellow Pages directory to find local services to help keep your home, street and city clean.

About Verizon

Verizon Information Services, a division of Verizon Communications Corp. (NYSE: VZ), is the nation's most advanced provider of yellow pages and related shopping information. It has $3.5 billion in revenues from products including: Verizon Yellow Pages; Verizon (, the nation's best Internet directory and a leading online shopping resource; and the SuperPages On the Go information directory offered through Verizon Wireless Get It Now services and on other wireless carriers. The company is the largest publisher of Hispanic directories in the U.S. and the first to provide a Hispanic online shopping resource (