Keep Cocke County Beautiful would like to recognize Imogene Chesteen Andrews and her family’s efforts in keeping Cocke County beautiful. It certainly is a family affair. Her beautiful landscaping began with the help of her late husband, Bob Chesteen, and … Continue reading →
Fall Schedule for Upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Events 2017 is located at this web address: http://www.tn.gov/environment/article/sw-mm-household-hazardous-waste-collection-event-schedule Division of Solid Waste Management has technical experts available for you to consult and hear the answers to your questions regarding Household Hazardous Waste … Continue reading →
As a reminder that there is an enforced smoke-free zone outside all public buildings (as well as inside) and to facilitate keeping the grounds clean and attractive, new signs have been erected beside the disposal bins for cigarette butts along … Continue reading →
Keep Cocke County Beautiful would like to recognize Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse for their generous donation of landscaping plants that were used in various beautification projects around the city and county. We are thankful to Lowe’s for their part in … Continue reading →
On June 06, 2017 the Tennessee Department of Transportation launched a new litter prevention campaign to help keep trash off Tennessee roadways. The Nobody Trashes Tennessee campaign will soon be seen on billboards and commercials, as well as educational programs … Continue reading →
Keep Cocke County Beautiful, along with our local Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, donated a tree as part of our Great American Cleanup initiative. One school each year is given a tree they plant on school grounds to aid in their … Continue reading →
Keep Cocke County Beautiful was recently awarded an Eco-solution Grant from the Captain Planet Foundation. Keep Cocke County Beautiful will partner with Del Rio Elementary and several local organizations to revitalize the Jones Nature Center with the money awarded. Pictured … Continue reading →
Have you heard the words Great American Clean Up and just didn’t know what it is? The Great American Clean Up is in initiative set forth by Keep America Beautiful to encourage residents in their local communities to band together … Continue reading →
Meka Henderson and Linda Wright pose with some of the trash bags being hauled away by the Corrections Department.
March 10th was the 2017 Douglas Lake Clean-up, part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Clean-up effort that occurs each spring. This year the volunteers were scant: two people. But between them they filled 197 bags with trash and debris removed from the lake shore.