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Great American Clean Up

Please join in the Cleanup of Defiance County and Keep Ohio Beautiful (KOB) with Americans across the nation as they participate in the Great American Cleanup™ Event! Established by (KAB) Keep America Beautiful, Inc., the nation’s premier litter prevention and education organization, in partnership with state and local affiliates such as ours, Defiance County Environmental Services KAB, the Great American Clean™ is our country’s largest annual cleanup, beautification and community improvement program. Millions of volunteers and communities across the country take part of this program. This year’s Great American Cleanup theme is, CLEAN YOUR BLOCK PARTY”. Gather the neighbors, local organizations, family and friends and clean up an area in your block.

Defiance County Environmental Services KAB will sponsor cleanup events throughout Defiance County. We offer litter grabbers, safety vests, gloves, garbage bags (on a first come, first serve basis) to assist with your event. We will even collect the gathered waste and dispose of it for you at no charge. The Defiance County Clean Up will be held March 20th thru May 20th, to register please call 419-782-5442 and let us know what you need.

Community and civic associations, schools and youth groups, families and friends, business employees, hunting and fishing clubs, conservation organizations, sports teams and others can organize their members and cleanup Defiance County. If you would like to be part of the Great American Cleanup™, please call our office at 419-782-5442.

Our Adopt-A-Highway groups already are dedicated to cleaning county roadways; we ask that you schedule a litter pickup of your road during our local event. When you call 419-782-5442, please relay what organization you are with, what road you are going to clean, when you will complete this and let us know what you will need.

The winter has revealed some pretty ugly litter, this spring let’s make an impact and cleanup Defiance City, Sherwood, Ney, Mark Center, Hicksville, Farmer and other rural areas in Defiance county by joining in the Great American Cleanup™! Call 419-782-5442 to register!!