Keep Smyrna Beautiful is marking its 35th anniversary this year that includes cleaning more than 250,000 pounds of litter among its achievements. (Courtesy of Keep Smyrna Beautiful)

Keep Smyrna Beautiful celebrates 35 years

Keep Smyrna Beautiful is celebrating its 35th anniversary.

Among the achievements:

  • Litter reduction programs have spanned 29 years to clean more than 250,000 pounds of litter from roadways, trails and waterways.
  • In the last 10 years, 187,000 pounds of documents have been diverted from the landfill through the Document Shredding Events.
  • The health and quality of local streams have been monitored 755 times.
  • The Native Tree Arboretum and Sensory Garden have been established with the city of Smyrna.
  • Thousands of students have been reached with environmental education programs and workshops.
  • Thousands in beautification grants have been provided to local schools.
  • More than 100 trees have been rescued through the Adopt-a-Tree program.

Information: KeepSmyrnaBeautiful.com

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