Upcoming Events

Columbia & Richland County Urban Heat Map Project

Would you like to help beautify the Midlands by helping to develop a heat map and identify areas in need of trees, cool surfaces, and water features?  If you and a friend are available on Saturday, August 6, 2022 and are able to drive a specified route in the City of Columbia or Richland County three times for 45 minutes to one hour each, you may be able to participate in this important project.  To learn more, go to https://cpac.columbiasc.gov/urban-heat-island-mapping-initiative/.


Join the KMB Team and Friends at a Fireflies Baseball Game!

Join KMB staff, supporters, and fellow volunteers for a very special summer evening of fun at Columbia's Segra Park, home of the Columbia Fireflies,  Don't wait; get your tickets now before they run out!  Every ticket holder gets a free ball cap too!  Order here!


Reading Lists for Children



2022 Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup Dates

Plan ahead and put in supply requests early! Notify your Adopt-a-Highway or Adopt-a-Street group members of our scheduled quarterly cleanup dates. For more information, click here.

  • Saturday, August 20, 2022
  • Saturday, November 12, 2022


2022 Recycling Events


  • Recycling Drop-off Event (NO hazardous waste)
    • Saturday, Oct 15, 2022, 8 a.m. to 12 noon
    • Irmo High School (corner of Wescott & St. Andrews)
    • Click here to see materials accepted, limits and other important information