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2017 SC Litter Control/KSCB Conference Registration Now Open

Follow this link to register for the 2017 SC Litter Control and Keep South Carolina Beautiful Conference. The conference will be held on February 22-24, 2017. SCLCA/KSCB 2017 Registration.

Posted on December 12th, 2016

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Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest

2017 Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest Application PalmettoPride knows that South Carolina students are creative and care about the environment. Our annual art contest is now open for teachers to sign up classes to participate in this fun and educational competition. Students will need to draw on the theme “Litter Trashes Everyone”. The winning artwork […]

Posted on September 14th, 2016

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PalmettoPride and Camp Leopold Team Up to Teach Kids about Litter

PalmettoPride, South Carolina’s anti-litter organization, and Camp Leopold, South Carolina Waterfowl Association’s (SCWA) Environmental Education Program, have teamed up to teach children about the effects of litter in our environment. Camp Leopold engages students grades three through seven in hands-on learning on a 410-acre outdoor classroom adjacent to Lake Marion. Participating schools choose from environmental […]

Posted on August 1st, 2016


Law Enforcement Agencies Unite to Address Litter

The South Carolina Litter Control Association kicked off the annual Zero Tolerance for Litter campaign today at the State House. Joined by Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter, officers from state and local law enforcement agencies, Keep America Beautiful representatives and Waste Management companies, the Litter Control Association laid out the mission of Zero Tolerance and issued a […]

Posted on March 30th, 2016


Great Trail Cleanup To Attack Litter, Illegal Dumpsites

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) and PalmettoPride kicked off the Great Trail Cleanup of South Carolina today to attack litter and illegal dumping along the Palmetto Trail. The Great Trail Cleanup will occur during April and brings together the two host organizations for the first time on a cross-state, volunteer-driven litter cleanup. The Palmetto Trail faces […]

Posted on March 22nd, 2016


2016 Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest Winner Announced

 

Posted on March 18th, 2016


PALMETTO CONSERVATION FOUNDATION AND PALMETTOPRIDE TEAM UP TO CLEAN UP THE PALMETTO TRAIL

WHAT: Press conference to kick off “The Great Trail Cleanup of South Carolina,” a month-long campaign when businesses and individuals adopt and clean up various passages of the Palmetto Trail The Palmetto Trail is South Carolina’s premier hiking and bicycling Trail. This 350-mile Trail stretches from Walhalla in the Blue Ridge Mountains to Awendaw on […]

Posted on March 16th, 2016


2016 Great American Cleanup of South Carolina

Keep South Carolina Beautiful will kick off the annual Great American Cleanup of South Carolina on March 1, 2016. This statewide initiative encourages volunteers to plan events that help to remove litter and illegal dumpsites, improve parks, plant gardens, paint worn exteriors and build awareness to the negative impacts of litter in our communities. KSCB […]

Posted on March 1st, 2016


South Carolina Officer and Affiliates Receive Keep America Beautiful Awards

Keep America Beautiful, Inc, (KAB) presented top honors to South Carolina affiliates and to Lt. James Nelson, Director of Spartanburg County Environmental Enforcement Agency, at its national conference this week. Lt. Nelson received the Law Enforcement Award for his leadership in Spartanburg County and for his service as a two-term president of the SC Litter […]

Posted on February 8th, 2016

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9TH ANNUAL FRANCIS MARION NATIONAL FOREST CLEANUP

WHAT:            The USDA Forest Service and PalmettoPride will host the annual cleanup of the Francis Marion National Forest on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Volunteers are wanted to help clean up litter and illegal dumpsites spread throughout the forest’s 260,000 acres. WHO:              This is a great event for families, service learning clubs, school and church groups, […]

Posted on January 26th, 2016