Recycling at The GACApril 4, 2016-Join us on Saturday, April 30 from 10:00 AM - Noon for FREE electronics recycling and paper shredding/recycling.
The 2016 Great American CleanupMarch 4, 2016-The Great American Cleanup (GAC) will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016. Volunteers will be cleaning their designated areas of the community then meeting at Timrod Park in Florence where teams turn in their clean up reports and enjoy a free lunch provided by Keep Florence Beautiful and its sponsors.
Volunteers needed for local Beach Sweep/River SweepAugust 25, 2015-The Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium and Keep Florence Beautiful are teaming up to clean this popular portion of the Florence Trail System that meanders through the Jeffries Creek Watershed.
Girls Scouts at today’s GAC!March 28, 2015-These beautiful young ladies & their families came out today to participate in the Great American Cleanup! Thank you all for your service…you make your community proud! Also, a huge thanks to our volunteers and board members that came out today and worked hard ticclean up our areas;!we had an impressive turnout today. We […]
Spring cleaning afoot in Florence; County expected to change litter codeMarch 25, 2015-BY GAVIN JACKSON Morning News | firstname.lastname@example.org | Posted Sunday March 22, 2015 FLORENCE, S.C. – Spring is in bloom and soon green foliage will hide most of the county’s litter problem that the bareness of winter annually reveals. But while some litter will be out of sight, it won’t be out of mind. Leaders say Florence County […]
Lucy T. Davis students clean up our Rail Trail!March 21, 2015-Thank you Erika Hartman and your Lucy T. Davis students for cleaning up our Rail Trail! 4th graders taking pride in their community!! 12 bags of trash, 2 batteries, 8 tires and 30 pieces of scrap metal!! Children are our future!! #wearekfb
Educational Recycling GrantJanuary 6, 2015-Community & Education News Florence School District One Florence, SC For Release: January 6, 2015 Wilson High School Receives Keep Florence Beautiful Educational Recycling Grant Wilson High School has received a Keep Florence Beautiful (KFB) Educational Initiative Recycling Grant. Through the grant, the school has been supplied with recycling bins for each classroom and weekly […]
KFB River SweepAugust 28, 2014-Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 9am West Florence High School / Florence ‘Rail Trail’ area Beach Sweep / River Sweep—organized by S.C. Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with S.C. Department of Natural Resources—is the largest one-day litter cleanup of South Carolina’s beaches and waterways. Every third Saturday in September thousands of South Carolinians volunteer to clear […]
KFB Launches Pet Waste Outreach CampaignApril 18, 2014-Keep Florence Beautiful is about to tackle a different form of litter in the community: pet waste. Funded in part by a grant from PalmettoPride, the “Clean Water, Clean Yards, Clean Shoes” campaign seeks to educate citizens about the negative impacts of pet waste. “The ultimate goal of the project is to increase the number […]
Five Points Beautification ProjectOctober 12, 2013-Five Points Median Chosen For Beautification Project The median in front of the Sav-Way convenient store and gas station will soon get a much needed makeover. Spearheaded by Keep Florence Beautiful, the beautification project is underway. The median is owned by Rainwater Gas & Oil, leased by Chase Oil and Adams Outdoor Advertising has the […]
5 Points Beautification ProjectOctober 11, 2013-Five Points Median Chosen For Beautification Project The median in front of the Sav-Way convenient store and gas station will soon get a much needed makeover. Spearheaded by Keep Florence Beautiful, the beautification project is underway. The median is owned by Rainwater Gas & Oil, leased by Chase Oil and Adams Outdoor Advertising has the […]
Volunteers Needed for River SweepAugust 17, 2013-Join us on Saturday, September 21 for the South Carolina’s annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep. Keep Florence Beautiful and the Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium are once again cleaning at Jeffries Creek Park in Florence. Volunteers should meet at 9:00 AM at the parking lot on DeBerry Blvd. Closed-toe shoes and insect repellent are recommended. Gloves and […]
Hazardous Household Waste CollectionMarch 7, 2013-Spring cleaning season is upon us !!! The Florence County Local Emergency Planning Committee would like to encourage you to dispose of your waste in a safe and environmentally friendly way by hosting two hazardous household waste collection events. April 13 in the old Wal-Mart Parking Lot on Kelley Street in Lake City. April 20 […]
2013 Great American CleanupMarch 4, 2013-JOIN THE EVENT! Click on the links below: > DOWNLOAD THE AUTHORIZATION FORM > DOWNLOAD THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP FLYER > DOWNLOAD THE OVERALL EVENT FLYER Keep Florence Beautiful Supports Great American Cleanup Saturday, March 23, 2013 Timrod Park 8AM – 12:30 PM The Great American Cleanup will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013. Volunteers will be cleaning […]
Rain Barrel Sale at the 2013 Great American CleanupJanuary 11, 2013-Keep Florence Beautiful, in conjunction with Florence/Darlington Stormwater Consortium is offering a Rain Barrel Sale during the Great American Cleanup. For more information, click on the link below. http://www.rainbarrelprogram.org/FDSC