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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

Calling All Aspiring Writers: Enter PalmettoPride’s Children’s Book Contest

Columbia, SC (September 2017) — PalmettoPride your anti-litter and beautification organization, is hosting a children’s book contest! This contest will launch on September 5 and will be open to all ages with an original story idea focusing on the behavioral change of those who litter. PalmettoPride’s mission is to eradicate litter and promote beautification in […]

Posted on September 5th, 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

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

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Annual Forest Cleanup Results Indicates Litter Is Down

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, 398 volunteers participated in the annual Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup hosted by the USDA Forest Service and PalmettoPride, picking up 15.38 tons of trash from areas within the Forest including parts of the Palmetto Trail and several waterways. Approximately 50 tires, a trailer full of discarded shingles, a freezer […]

Posted on February 22nd, 2017

Francis Marion National Forest Cleanup – February 4, 2017

PalmettoPride, the USDA Forest Service and Palmetto Conservation Foundation will host the annual cleanup of the Francis Marion National Forest on Saturday, February 4, 2017. Volunteers are wanted to help clean up litter and illegal dumpsites spread throughout the forest’s 260,000 acres. This litter pickup event is the 10th collaborative effort hosted by PalmettoPride and […]

Posted on January 19th, 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

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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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