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Sponsors Needed for PalmettoPride’s Annual Francis Marion Cleanup

Columbia, SC (November 2017) – The Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup is an annual event in February that brings together more than 300 volunteers for a one-day event to pick up litter from one of the state’s most popular outdoor recreational areas. The event hosts, PalmettoPride and the USDA Forest Service, have brought in new […]

Posted on November 2nd, 2017


2018 Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest Now Open

Columbia, SC (October 2017) – PalmettoPride’s annual Litter Trashes Everyone Art Contest is open now to all South Carolina Elementary schools. The art contest is an opportunity for students to learn about their environment and showcase their artistic talents. PalmettoPride has put together a packaged-program with everything a teacher needs to bring this program to […]

Posted on October 17th, 2017


PalmettoPride Selects Ten Cities to Receive Trash Cans

PalmettoPride awarded ten cities with trash receptacles as part of a trash can mini-grant. Recipients include: the Cities of Camden, Gaffney, Liberty and Walterboro. As well as the Towns of Blacksville, Carlisle, Chapin, North, Ridgeway and Saluda. The mini-grant was offered to members of the Municipal Association of South Carolina (MASC) accompanying PalmettoPride’s presentation on […]

Posted on September 14th, 2017


PalmettoPride 2017-2018 Grant Application Now Open

Columbia, SC (August 8, 2017) — PalmettoPride announces the opening of the 2017 – 2018 grant cycle. The PalmettoPride Grants program provides funding to organizations and government agencies to eradicate litter and promote beautification in South Carolina. Applications are open for two grants, the Tree Grant and the Litter Trashes Everyone Education Grant are available […]

Posted on August 8th, 2017


Litter-Free Games

Win or lose, the home team is always left to pick up the pieces after high school sporting events. Used cups, dirty napkins, and greasy food containers litter the stands and concession area litter-free South Carolina is to prevent people from littering in the first place. South Carolina schools have committed to this goal through […]

Posted on September 1st, 2015