Project Summary

Project Category: Other

Number of Participants: 10-300

Duration of Project: 2-3 hours

Cost: Free; Donations appreciated

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Service Opportunities: Litter Pickups, Stream Cleanups, Graffiti Paint-Outs, and "Beautificatin Mobs" (plantings)

Location: 2743 Wimpole Ave, #B, Knoxville TN 37914 MAP LINK

Project Contact:
Patience Melnik
P: 865-521-6957


Keep Knoxville Beautiful’s mission is to promote litter eradication, recycling, and beautification efforts in Knox County communities using education, events, and volunteer engagement.

Impact: During 2016, Keep Knoxville Beautiful: • Facilitated or supported 65 litter pickups • Collected 72,100 pounds of litter • Planted 18,000+ daffodil and tulip bulbs • Planted 100 crepe myrtles • Reached 366 kids with our environmental presentations • Used our recycling trailer and recycling bins to provide recycling for 7 events • Worked with 1,669 volunteers • Facilitated 3,997 volunteer hours

Project Availability:

Volunteer Responsibilities: Varies depending on project

Attire: Recommended attire varies depending on project; typically, we recommend close-toed shoes and clothes that can get dirty.

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