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Zero Tolerance for Litter Campaign Kickoff

WHAT: The South Carolina Litter Control Association (SCLCA) and PalmettoPride will hold a press conference to kick off the annual Zero Tolerance for Litter campaign. Zero Tolerance for Litter is an annual event to unite law enforcement officers in a dual-mission campaign to enforce state and local litter laws and to educate the public on […]

Posted on March 27th, 2017

Pickens County Pride – March 2017

Pickens County Legislative Delegation, Sheriff Rick Clark and PalmettoPride announce Pickens County Pride, a litter pickup blitz. This month-long volunteer pickup campaign will take place throughout the month of March. There will be a kickoff Friday, March 3, 2017, at Lowes on Hwy 123 in Easley where volunteers can sign up and get supplies. “We […]

Posted on March 2nd, 2017

Volunteer Opportunities

Posted on January 19th, 2017

10th Annual Francis Marion Forest Cleanup – February 4, 2017

10 years. 2100 volunteers. 237 tons of trash removed. The 10th Annual Francis Marion National Forest is coming up. Will you do your part to help keep South Carolina beautiful? Join PalmettoPride and the USDA Forest Service with help from Palmetto Conservation Foundation as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our most popular cleanup event. […]

Posted on January 3rd, 2017

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

Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest

2018 Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest Flyer 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

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


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

Riverbanks and PalmettoPride Partner to Ramp up Recycling

Guests visiting Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will soon notice more recycling bins located throughout the park. One-hundred additional containers will be placed in the Zoo and Garden with support from PalmettoPride. Riverbanks currently sells or uses approximately 188,580 plastic bottles, cans and glass bottles each year which amounts to nearly 600 pounds of waste that […]

Posted on December 9th, 2015