Upcoming Events

NEW Litter Prevention Video

Keep the Midlands Beautiful enlisted the help of ten area mayors to make a 45-second litter prevention video.  Watch it here.


We're Hiring!

Keep the Midlands Beautiful is looking for a part-time Program Coordinator to help recruit volunteers and plan events.  Read the job description here.  Submit your resume to Traude Sander, Interim Executive Director at tsander@kmbsc.org.  Contact Traude with questions via email or call 803-733-1139.


Help Us Beautify Columbia's MLK Park

October -November

Eleven homes in Columbia's Martin Luther King neighborhood have completed 'Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design' training and have qualified to receive assistance for exterior home improvement projects.  We need your help!  If you are available to help with projects such as fence repair, painting and landscaping on one or more weekends in October and November, please sign up here.

FREE Paper Shredding Events

October 7 - RICHLAND County Residents Only

October 28 - LEXINGTON County Residents Only


Spotless Service Saturdays

October 28 & November 4

Join our staff and members of the community as we remove litter from areas in need from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.  We'll provide the supplies, drinks, and a take home gift.  Learn more here.

  • October 28, 9 a.m. to 12 noon
    • Columbia's Martin Luther King neighborhood
    • Register here
  • November 4, 9 a.m. to 12 noon
    • Kinley Creek in the Town of Irmo
    • Register here


Adopt-a-Highway and Adopt-A-Street Cleanup Dates

Please plan ahead and submit supply requests at least one week in advance! Notify your Adopt-a-Highway or Adopt-a-Street group members of our scheduled quarterly cleanup dates. For more information, click here.


  • Saturday, February 11, 2023
  • Saturday, May 20, 2023
  • Saturday, August 19, 2023
  • Saturday, November 18, 2023


  • Saturday, February 10, 2024
  • Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Saturday, August 17, 2024
  • Saturday, November 16, 2024

Our Facebook Page Has Changed!


Due to a glitch, our Facebook page has moved.  Please find us by searching for "Keep the Midlands Beautiful Nonprofit" and then follow and "like" our posts to keep up with all of our events and announcements.