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Keep Laurens County Beautiful Receives Grant Funding to Support Litter Solutions

Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) has been awarded a $10,000 grant through PalmettoPride’s Keep South Carolina Beautiful (KSCB) Annual Support Grant program.  These funds will be used to implement litter prevention, waste reduction, and beautification projects across Laurens County. The KSCB Annual Support Grant provides local Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates in South Carolina with…

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Keep Laurens County Beautiful unveils anti-litter campaign

Keep it Clean, Laurens County   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2022 Keep Laurens County Beautiful unveils anti-litter campaign   LAURENS COUNTY, S.C. — Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) launches a new anti-litter campaign for 2023, called “Keep it Clean, Laurens County.”   “THe Keep it Clean campaign promotes the KLCB vision of a cleaner,…

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4th Quarter Community Champion Award Winner

4th Quarter Communty Champion Winner The recipient of the 4th quarter award is Emily Bailey Affectionately known as the “trash lady of Clinton,” Emily Bailey has for years patrolled the streets of Clinton picking up trash and urging others to do the same. Hardly a day goes by that Emily does not put on her…

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3rd Quarter Community Champion Award Winner

The Keep Laurens County Beautiful Community Champion Award recognizes a business, organization, or individual volunteer that has initiated and/or actively engaged in an activity that has significantly contributed to the success of the KLCB program. The recipient of the 3rd quarter award is Laurie Riser Laurie doesn’t just clean up around her neighborhood- she often…

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Joanna Community Cleanup

World Cleanup Day Thank you, volunteers and Laurens County Sheriff’s Office, and Christ Central Mission Station-Joanna for celebrating #NationalCleanUpDay with KLCB. Together we removed 9,240 lbs of litter from Joanna. 102 bags of trash 36 tires 1 couch 1 recliner 2 mattresses 1 bicycle and much more…..

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Ware Shoals River Cleanup

KLCB partnered with Greenwood County SC Government litter prevention and educate our youth on the importance of taking pride in our community and keeping our waterways clean! We heard from Laurens County Fire Department Chief, Greg Lindley, about the importance of water safety. Much praise to the volunteers and Children’s Escape Zone for showing up…

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Trekking on a Trail with SC7

What an amazing day, hiking the @PalmettoTrail with South Carolina 7 in Laurens County! Thank you, Laurens County administration, and Musgrove Mill Golf Club for hosting Lieutenant Governor Pamela Evette and Tom Mullikin with SC7 today. We encourage you to follow SC7, get outside, appreciate, enjoy, and protect our beautiful outdoors. Check out the Palmetto…

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Take Action SC Workshop

It was a pleasure to have SC DHEC come to Joe R. Adair Outdoor Education Center and tell us about their Take Action program, an activity-based curriculum supplement that introduces solid waste, recycling, and composting to kindergarten through eighth-grade students. We even participated in creating a compost bin from plastic bottles and can’t wait to…

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TATT Connect “tackling Litter in the upstate”

Thanks, Ten at the Top for hosting Upstate Connect at the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce to discuss Tackling Litter in the Upstate. Great discussions were had, ideas shared and connections made. We were able to speak to many people across the update including the Urban League of the Upstate, Spartanburg, and Pickens County Environmental…

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Smart Business Workshop

Recycle Right SC Thank you, Alex Miller, with SC DHEC for partnering with us and Laurens County Chamber to provide a Smart Business Workshop for local businesses! Attendees enjoyed hearing about the variety of ways their business can be more eco-friendly through the SC DHEC’s Smart Business Program.

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