Contact Information

Environmental & Administrative Services
500 Court Street, Suite E
Defiance, OH 43512

Timothy Houck
Director Environmental & Administrative Services

June Crosser
Assistant Director

P: (419) 782-5442
F: (419) 784-3268

Great American Clean Up

2013 Local Great American Cleanup 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:

Event held April 18th thru June 7th
Totals: 146 volunteers, 76 Miles, 223 bags of trash = 4460# of litter removed from our roads!

Those participating in this event were:

  • Defiance County Environmental Services
  • Johns Manville Employees
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
  • Sherwood Boy Scout Troop #139
  • MLK Goat Farm
  • Peace Lutheran Church
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Boy Scout Troop 75
  • Defiance Christian Church
  • B-Square 4-H Club
  • Rollin Thunder Motorcycle Club
  • Friends in memory of Barb Breckler
  • Friends in memory of Alex Ellert
  • St. John Lutheran Youth

Event held March 16th
Totals:  300 volunteers, 150 bags of trash = 3000# of debris and waste removed from our parks!

Event held May 11th
Totals: 20 to 25 volunteers

Dedicated volunteers work with the Hicksville Parks Board and Hicksville Chamber of Commerce to plant, mulch and landscape over a dozen areas within the village.  These volunteers faithfully weed, fertilize and water their assigned areas to make the village of Hicksville beautiful!  In 2013, they landscape pavers to the entrance into the Defiance County Fairgrounds.

Event held June 15th
Totals: 20 volunteers = 2.5 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.

Great American Clean Up Past Results






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