Keep Pickens Beautiful is a Pickens County, GA nonprofit, volunteer organization affiliated with Keep America Beautiful.  Our focus is to sustain litter reduction and voluntary recycling PLUS projects that enhance the beauty of our environment and improve solid waste management.

It’s time for the Great American Cleanup!

Keep America Beautiful | Great American Cleanup

KPB is working with Pickens County to make an even bigger impact this year!

Watch this page and our Facebook page for updates and information about programs and activities.

Come help us!  We all need to work together!

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We will be adding more kids activities to THIS page throughout the month of April.

You can read more HERE about KPB and the 2021 Great American Cleanup.

KPB is working with Pickens County and their Team Up To Clean Up program.  Join us!!

Keep Pickens Beautiful Pickens County Team Up To Clean Up Pickens County Georgia

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KPB Historical Mural of Long Swamp CreekThe mural at Marble Hill has been refreshed by our local artist, Mary Ann Rentz, who also serves on the Keep Pickens Beautiful Board of Directors. Ms. Rentz has painted three murals that are displayed in various locations throughout the Pickens County to honor the history of our beautiful surroundings.
The mural in downtown Jasper illustrates the early days of our county, and there are two murals in the Town of Talking Rock: one shows when the railroad first arrived to Pickens, and the other mural depicts the movement of the Native Americans in the region.

Some history about Keep Pickens Beautiful:

KPB, formerly Citizens for a Clean Community, was founded in 1989.  It was started by a group of concerned citizens striving to develop a clean and beautiful environment for Pickens County.  As part of the Keep America Beautiful Program, KPB seeks to improve our quality of life by eliminating litter through increased public awareness.  A key part of the waste “reduction” is “conservation” – using natural resources wisely and using less than usual in order to avoid waste.

TrasherAt KPB, we want you to know about us, to join us, and to do your part.  Every one has a role! We can all learn to REDUCE, REUSE, AND RECYCLE.  Georgia’s Litter It Costs You program has adopted the Georgia Brown Thrasher as a mascot.  “TRASHER” is here to remind you to put litter in its place, and to encourage you to get involved.

We invite you to browse some of our material and to find a spot to plug in with KPB.  Call or e-mail and we will find a place just for you!

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