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As an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Keep Alachua County Beautiful believes that each of us holds an obligation to preserve and protect our environment. Through our everyday choices and actions we collectively have a huge impact on our world. lt's really a simple concept but one with far reaching effects.

Keep America Beautiful follows a practical approach uniting citizens businesses and the government to find solutions that advance our core issues of preventing litter reducing waste and beautifying communities. 

Announcements

The Amazing Give

The Amazing Give is a convenient and simple way to donate to local nonprofits. This event uses a single online donation platform to connect donors to charitable causes that they are passionate for. Donations for KACB are currently being accepted and will culminate in the single 24-hour fundraising effort hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central Florida called the Amazing Give on March 30-31 2019 6pm-6pm. Please take a look at our Amazing Give page and donate if you can! We appreciate your contributions!

Amazing Give

 

UF Day of Service

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Thank you to our KACB volunteers who came to us through the UF David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service and planted trees for UF’s Day of Service. Thanks to their effort 5 trees were planted outside Countryside Christian School on Northwest 39th Avenue.

 Adopt-A-Highway

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Looking for a way to give back to your community? Do you have a business or group you would like to promote? lf you answered yes to any of these questions then consider adopting a highway today! 

Adopt a Highway to advertise your group and keep Florida highways clean. This initiative is the perfect way to get your name out and also better the community.

Please visit Florida Department of Transportation to get in on the action!

 Take the "l Promise" Pledge

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KACB is committed to creating a Florida where every community is a clean green and beautiful place to live. Make a difference by taking the “l Promise” pledge to end littering increase recycling and lessen your impact on the community. Lead by example and inspire others to take action every day to improve and beautify our community.

Take the Pledge

 

Upcoming Events

lnterested in Volunteering?
 
We offer supplies for litter pickup during our office hours 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday. Feel free to create a group grab some supplies and volunteer whenever you would like! 
 
 
Join us for our Great American Cleanup on March 30th 2019!
 
This event consists of littter pickup with some planting and graffiti removal. Visit our Great American Cleanup page for more info.
 
Sign up on our event registration page!
 

 Great news! Grow Hub Gainesville is now open for business

They have a huge selection of landscaping plants and vegetables. They have a wide selection of pollinator attracting plants sweet and hot peppers everglades tomatoes and much more! 

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Grow Hub Gainesville is open from 8AM-6PM everyday and the proceeds benefit the special needs workers that keep the nursery running and looking beautiful!

Grow Hub Gainesville is located at 2900 NW 8th Avenue Gainesville Florida

For more information visit their website https://www.grow-hub.org 

or follow them on Facebook Grow Hub

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            The Drive It Home campaign is funded by a grant to
             Keep Alachua County Beautiful from the State of Florida  

   download.png                     Rick Scott. 46th Governor of Florida

   www.myflorida.com   Carlos Lopez-Cantera. 18th Lt Governor of Florida

The Florida Department of Transportation has an exciting campaign that KACB will be helped out with in 2015. The Drive lt Home campaign aims to "Keep Our Paradise Litter-Free" and focuses on reducing roadside litter much of which can create dangerous driving conditions.

Did you know that more than 25 000 accidents are caused by vehicle-related road debris each year in the U.S? (FDOT)

Let's help to reduce those numbers and keep our county clean too!

Ways You Can Help

    • Dispose of trash in its proper receptacles
    • Keep a bag for trash in your car
    • Refrain from throwing trash out of the car window
    • Secure your load when you carry trash or loose items in or on your vehicle

Adopt-A-Highway Program

To learn more please visit https://adoptahighway.net/about-us/

Litter-Hotline number: 1-800-BAN-LlFT(er) /1-800-226-5488

 

Stay tuned for more information or visit http://www cleanflroads.com