Great American Clean Up 2014 Results
Defiance County Environmental Services KAB promotes and participates in scheduled events as the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliate for Defiance County. KAB Great American Cleanup extended the time frame from March until the end of July for event reporting and sponsorship. This allows more litter collection and/or beautification projects to be included within our KAB Great American Cleanup tracking and recognition.
Defiance County Environmental Services KAB Great American Cleanup projects and events are listed below:
STATE ROADWAY CLEANUP
Event held April 1st thru May 30th
Totals: 183 volunteers, 97.60 Miles, 125 bags of trash
= 3125# of litter removed from our roads!
Those participating in this event were:
- Defiance County Environmental Services
- Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church
- St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
- Ayersville United Methodist Church Youth Group
- Danny Zeedyk Family
- MLK Goat Farm
- Mark Blue Ribbon 4-H Club
- Peace Lutheran Church
- In Loving Memory Richard “Dick” Couts Sr. Family
- St. John Lutheran Church Boy Scout Troop 75
- Friends in memory of Barb Breckler
- Defiance Christian Church
- B-Square 4-H Club
- Sherwood Boy Scout Troop #139
- Rollin Thunder Motorcycle Club
- Family of Alex Ellert
- Save Maumee River Grass Roots Foundation
CITY PARK CLEAN UP
Event held April 5th
Totals: 330 volunteers, 150 bags of trash
= 3000# of debris and waste removed from our parks!
HICKSVILLE BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
Event held May 9 & 10th
Totals: 30 to 50 volunteers
BARB BRECKLER MEMORIAL MAUMEE RIVER SWEEP
Event held June 21st
Totals: 40 volunteers
= 3 tons of debris removed from the Maumee River!
If you would like to participate or coordinate a litter, recycling event, or beautification project - please contact Defiance County Environmental Services at 419-782-5442.
CONTAINMENT AND RECYCLING
Waste containers and/or recycling containers were distributed at the following ‘litter free’ events:
Lilac Festival ** Hicksville Relay for Life**Art in the Park**Defiance Fire Works**Ney Homecoming**Hicksville Summer Fest**Maumee Valley Car Club Cruise In**Defiance County Fair** St. Mary’s Fall Festival ** United Way Hot Air Balloon Fest ** Defiance County Fair ** Defiance City Rib Fest