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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. It'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. 

Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest annual community improvement program, brings the power of 3.8 million volunteers and participants to create local change. Volunteers donated more than 5.2 million hours in 2011 to clean, beautify and improve more than 33,700 communities during more than 16,500 events in all 50 states and beyond. Activities included beautifying parks and recreation areas, cleaning seashores and waterways, handling recycling collections, picking up litter, planting trees and flowers, and conducting educational programs and litter-free events. 

So come volunteer with us at the Great American Cleanup and be part of a national event!

 

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Exciting Upcoming Events!

Please mark your calendar for our next cleanup event on Saturday, April 11.   We will be restoring a beautiful natural area along a prime recreational asset, the Gainesville - Hawthorne Rail Trail. The cleanup is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. but we will appreciate as few or as many hours as you can offer.
For more information about the event, please check out our event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1568169160120454/.
 

To register for the Great American Cleanup, click on VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION.  For details about these and other events please go to CALENDAR. Remember to like our Facebook page to make sure you get all the latest updates of Keep Alachua County Beautiful including events, fundraisers, and more!