Leaders of Keep Mississippi Beautiful affiliates can find the latest announcements and forms on this webpage.
Great American Cleanup
The Great American Cleanup® occurs every spring.
Great American Cleanup in Mississippi
To request supplies for the Great American Cleanups, Keep Mississippi Beautiful/ Keep America Beautiful Affiliates register and report cleanup events through their Keep America Beautiful account.
Non-affiliates can participate in the Great American Cleanup. To request supplies non-affiliates should fill out and submit a REQUEST FORM. Following the cleanup, they should complete and submit a WRAP-UP REPORT by June 1, 2021. See our Community Resources webpage for more information. You can also find a social media toolkit and other resources on our Promotional Toolkit webpage.
Covid-19 and Cleanups
Below are resources to help with hosting cleanups amid the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Volunteering Post Covid-19 Shelter in Place Orders: Designed to help ensure Keep America Beautiful affiliates have the tools and resources to provide up-to-date health and safety resources and to minimize personal contact before, during, and after events.
- Litter Cleanup in a Covid-19 Environment: Designed to provide guidance to individuals wishing to pick up trash and litter in their community keeping safety front of mind.
KMB’s Awards Program recognizes the best of the best among our network of community-based affiliates, leading corporate partners and individual volunteers across the country who have committed to delivering cleaner, greener and more beautiful communities.
KMB is currently accepting nominations for 2021 awards, which recognize accomplishments in 2020. Nominations are due March 5, 2021. The KMB Awards Ceremony will happen in April 2021. The date will be determined soon.
KMB has three award categories:
- Individual Awards: Honors youth, educators, public officials, and dedicated volunteers.
- Partner Awards: Honors business/ industry; civic groups; government entities; and youth groups and educational institutions.
- Program Awards: Honors Great American Cleanup, beautification, and recycling efforts.