Contact Information

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

Timothy Houck
Director Environmental & Administrative Services
thouck@defiance-county.com

June Crosser
Assistant Director
jcrosser@defiance-county.com

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

Great American Clean Up

2015 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 April 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 6th thru May 29th
Totals:  141 volunteers, 229.7 Miles, 199 bags of trash
= 3980# of litter removed from our roads!

Those participating in this event were:

  • Defiance County Environmental Services  
  • Tinora Student Council
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
  • Ayersville United Methodist Church Youth Group
  • A Cut above the Rest Tree Service
  • Keller Logistics
  • Danny Zeedyk Family
  • 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
  • B-Square 4-H Club
  • Sherwood Boy Scout Troop #139
  • Rollin Thunder Motorcycle Club
  • Family of Alex Ellert

CITY PARK CLEAN UP
Event held April 11th
Totals:  300 volunteers, 100 bags of trash
= 2500# of debris and waste removed from our parks! 305.6 acres of parks cleaned up.

HICKSVILLE BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
Event held May 8 & 9th
Totals: 30 to 50 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! 

CONTAINMENT AND RECYCLING
Waste containers and/or recycling containers were distributed at the following ‘litter free’ events:

Lilac Festival ** Hicksville Relay for Life**Jazz Festival**GOBA**Art in the Park**Defiance Fire Works**Ney Homecoming**Hicksville Summer Fest** **Defiance County Fair** St. Mary’s Fall Festival ** United Way Hot Air Balloon Fest ** Defiance County Fair ** Defiance City Rib Fest

Great American Clean Up Past Results

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