History

Keep Tallahassee Beautiful History

Keep Tallahassee Beautiful is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to keeping our community litter-free and educated about recycling, solid waste and beautification of our environment.

Since our beginning in 1992 we have accomplished many projects including the following:

  • Over 2,200 cleanups
  • Over 64,000 volunteers organized at cleanups
  • Over 1,850 trees planted
  • Over 650 graffiti sites abated
  • Over 150 sites beautified
  • Over 1100 tons of trash collected
  • Keeping our community beautiful and litter free by managing the Adopt a Street Program since 2010

We invite you to learn more about our organization and recent activities by visiting our website at keeptallahasseebeautiful.org.

KTB relies solely on the generosity and funding from individuals and businesses, as well as grants and support from local government agencies.

Below is the list of some of the planned activities and events for 2016-17:

2017 Calendar for KTB: (not all events listed)

  • January/February        Winter Recognition Event and Arbor Day Tree Planting
  • March 4                       Super Clean Sweep (part of national Great American Cleanup)
  • March 27                      Green Tree Open at Golden Eagle
  • April 11                        Earth Day Art Poster Contest in Elementary Schools

You can contact us by email at keeptallahasseebeaut@comcast.net or by calling us at: (850) 545-6507.  We invite you to partner with us this year as we continue our mission and goals to keep Tallahassee beautiful.  Board meetings are held every two months beginning.

Toby King winner of 2016 Earth Day School Art Contest

Toby King with Josh DeSha from Hancock Bank (2)  Toby's billboard close up

Winning 2016 Earth Day Art by Toby King, Second Grade

2016 Shore Clean Up!

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Troop 573 helps with the 2016 Shore Clean Up!

 

Annual Super Clean Sweep!

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Aimann Hafez of Super Lube was the generous sponsor and hard working volunteer who delivered the drinks (provided by Charles Vickery at Pepsi), helped set up the staging site, and visited clean up sites to photograph volunteers.

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Super Clean Sweep 2016

Super Clean Sweep 2016

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All in all a huge KTB effort thanks to our many faithful board members and supporters.