Tennessee has an average of 5,100 pieces of litter per mile on urban freeways. Thirty percent is deliberate litter from people in vehicles and 70% is negligent litter from unsecured loads. Last year over 8 million dollars was spent on cleanup in Tennessee.
Keep Anderson County Beautiful (KACB) is an affiliate of Keep Tennessee and Keep America Beautiful. This is a volunteer based educational agency focusing on the Anderson County community: litter prevention; beautification and community improvement; and solid waste management/recycling. Keep Anderson County Beautiful serves Anderson County, TN; including Clinton, Oak Ridge, Norris, Lake City, & Oliver Springs.
To educate and engage individuals to take greater responsibilities for improving their community environments.
To accomplish a clean, safe and beautiful environment by changing behaviors toward litter prevention, beautification and community improvements and reducing the impact of waste.
Calendar of Events
Norris Lake Clean-Up
Saturday, March 23
Melton Hill Reservoir Clean-Up
Saturday, March 23 - meet at the pavilion at 9am
Anderson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event
Saturday, April 13, 9am - 2pm
At the Oak Ridge Public Works Building
100 Woodbury Ln. (Behind K-Mart)
Oak Ridge Earth Day Festival
Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28
At the Oak Ridge Civic Center
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