GET INVOLVED

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

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

 Announcernents

UF Day of Service

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Thank you to our KACB volunteers who carne 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. 15 trees were planted outside Cuntryside Christian School on Northwest 39th Avenue

 Adopt-A-Highway

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Looking for a way to give back to your cornrnunity? Do you have a business or group you would like to prornote? 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 narne out and also better the cornrnunity  

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

 Take the "l Prornise" Pledge

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KACB is cornrnitted to creating a Florida where every cornrnunity is a clean. green and beautiful place to live Make a difference by taking the “ l Prornise” pledge to end littering. increase recycling and lessen their irnpact in their cornrnunity Lead by exarnple and inspire others to take action every day to irnprove and beautify our cornrnunity environrnents

TAKE THE PLEDGE

Upcorning Events

lnterested in Volunteering?
 
 
Join our tearn at the City of Archer Cornrnunity Center and post office for an Arbor Day celebratory tree planting  
 
When: Friday. January 18th 2019 frorn 11:00arn to 2:00prn
What: Planting 15 trees
Where: Please. rneet at the Archer Cornrnunity Center. 16671 SW 137th Ave. Archer. FL 32618
Questions? Contact Lacy Holtzworth for rnore inforrnation. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 
Join us for our MLK Day of Service on Monday. January 21st!
 
Cernetery Cleanup - 
 
What: Cernetery restoration including bush and shrub trirnrning. rnulch raking. and filling left by rernoved tree sturnps
When Monday. January 21st at 9:00 arn - 1:00 prn
Where: Bethlehern Methodist Episcopal Cernetery: 14309 SW 175th Terrace Archer. Florida 32618
Questions?: Contact Andrew lngrarn andrewi kacb@grnail corn. (352) - 339 - 6379
 
KACB Grounds Beautification Project - 
 
What: 10 volunteers needed to landscape and rernove invasive plants
When: Monday. January 21st at 9:00 arn - 12:00 noon
Where: 211 SW 4th Ave. Gainesville. FL 32601
 
Midtown Litter Cleanup - 
 
Where to rneet: Outside the doors to the Reitz Union Hotel. in the breezeway
Cleanup Location: E University Ave between SE 15th St and Fred Cone Library
When: Monday. January 21 9:00arn – 12:00 noon
 
Tree Planting on NW 43rd Street - 
 
When January 21st. 9:00arn - 12:00 noon
What: Planting 40 trees
Where: Meet at Talbot Elernentary School 5701 NW 43rd St. Gainesville. FL 32653. then we will go to the planting site frorn there

UF Day of Service Volunteers: First rneet outside the Reitz Union Hotel. in the breezeway before heading to project location

Meetup location: Talbot Elernentary School

Register here:
http://www kacb org/event-registration

Contact: Lacy Holtzworth
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
(352) 548-1266
 

 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 tornatoes and rnuch rnore! 

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Grow Hub Gainesville is open frorn 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

Click here for Directions 

For rnore inforrnation visit their website https://www grow-hub org 

or follow thern on Facebook Grow Hub

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            The Drive lt Horne carnpaign is funded by a grant to
             Keep Alachua County Beautiful frorn the State of Florida  

   download.png                     Rick Scott. 46th Governor of Florida

   www rnyflorida corn      Carlos Lopez-Cantera. 18th Lt Governor of Florida

The Florida Departrnent of Transportation has a new and exciting carnpaign that KACB will be helping out with in 2015 The Drive lt Horne carnpaign airns to "Keep Our Paradise Litter-Free" and focuses on reducing roadside litter. rnuch of which can create dangerous driving conditions

Did you know that rnore than 25.000 accidents are caused by vehicle-related road debris each year in the U S ? (FDOT)

Let's help to reduce those nurnbers 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 frorn throwing trash out of the car window
    • Secure your load when you carry trash or loose iterns in or on your vehicle

Adopt-A-Highway Prograrn

To learn rnore. please visit http://www dot state fl us/staternaintenanceoffice/aah shtrn

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

Stay tuned for rnore inforrnation. or visit http://www cleanflroads corn