From Boca Raton to Tequesta volunteers participated in the 2010 Great
American Cleanup picking up thousands of pounds of trash and participating in
beautification projects that included landscaping and painting.
See pictures of our wonderful volunteers below.
Scotts Miracle-Gro Community Garden at Coleman Park Community Center in West Palm Beach
where over 300 vegetable and fruit plants were planted!
Volunteers at the Belle Glade Marina pick up litter and recycle 40 lbs!
City of Lake Worth volunteers preparing to pick up the 7,880 lbs of litter they recovered!
Some of the
235 volunteers at Coleman Park in West Palm Beach who recovered litter from streets and
vacant lots throughout the community.
Biologist Larry Wood talks about turtles before volunteers clean the beach at Coral Cove
Volunteers at the Cypress Creek Natural area in Jupiter pick up 1000 lbs of trash
including 6 tires and an old washing machine!
Students at McLeod-Bethune Elementary in Riviera Beach beautify their school campus.
Volunteers plant littorals at the Elders' Cove Eco-art Project in Dreher Park, West Palm
Volunteers in Golfview Harbour in Boynton Beach pick up littered items including a
Trash picked up by volunteers at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton
In addition to a litter cleanup, volunteers plant silver buttonwood trees, shrubs and
mulched at Juno Park in Juno Beach. A KPBCB GAC mini-grant supplied some of the funds for
Students at Jupiter Farms Elementary scatter lady bugs in their Lady Bug Lane Reading
Garden funded through a KPBCB grant. Students planted 144 annuals and butterfly plants.
Siemens employees clean up at the Jupiter Inlet
Volunteer boaters in Lake Clarke Shores pick up over 8,000 lbs of trash including 22 tires
from in and around the lake.
Volunteers clean up along Watertower road and surrounding streets in Lake Park
Community Spirit Club joins forces with employees of GAC sponsor, Skanska to clean Lake
Youth volunteers from Lake Worth West community join their families in picking up over 300
lbs of litter.
Strangest find of the cleanup - plastic bugs and trees found at Munyon Island by
volunteers based out of Lakeside Park in North Palm Beach.
Students from St. Mark's painted home as part of Rebuilding Together/GAC event. They also
picked up litter.
Volunteers from Loxahatchee Groves including students from National Honor Society of Park
Vista High clean Okeechobee Rd from 162 east to Folsom Road picking up 10 pickup
truckloads of trash.
Volunteers clean up Monroe Heights in Riviera Beach. Cleanup was a showcase project funded
by Waste Management with 500 lbs of litter recovered.
Volunteers from Northwood Hills in West Palm Beach pick up 300 lbs of trash and planted a
Students from the Morakami Park Elementary School Earth Club pick up litter.
Volunteers from the Old Trail neighborhood in West Palm Beach show off some of the 3 pick
up trucks full of trash collected.
Habitat Restoration Project between Morakami Park Elementary and Lawton Childs Park.
Approximately 780 native trees, shrubs, ground cover plants and flowers were planted in
the wetland portion of the field with 80 volunteers participating.
Volunteer cleaning the beach at Phipps Ocean Park in Palm Beach find a chicken crate among
the 46 lbs of litter collected.
KPBCB Elementary School Grant Program: Steve "Trash" performs for students at
Pine Jog Elementary and....
Volunteers plant butterfly garden at Pine Jog Elementary funded by the KPBCB grant.
49 volunteers at Pine Gardens South in Jupiter picked up 112 lbs of trash
43 Children from the West Jupiter Community Center after school program plant watermelon
at Riverbend Park Children's Garden funded by a KPBCB grant through Waste Management - a
Waste Management Showcase Project!
Funded through a KPBCB/Waste Management Showcase grant, Riviera Beach Maritime Academy
students construct and plant a garden on campus.
61 volunteers from South Bay pick up 1000 lbs of trash!
Trinity Luteran School students in Delray Beach put together and deliver recycling boxes
to all classrooms and main office. They also do a litter cleanup on campus.
Volunteers from Wellington pick up litter from the Folkestone and Yarmouth neighborhoods
and clean up graffiti at Azure Park.
Keep Palm Beach County Beautiful, Inc.
1920 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 210
West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Phone (561) 686-6646
Fax (561) 686-6642