Upcoming Events

2024 Great American Cleanup Kickoff

April 6, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

To kick off our 2024 Great American Cleanup, we will be doing a litter cleanup around Midlands Technical College's Airport Campus!  To sign up, click here.

 

KMB'S Annual Shoe Drive 

March 1st - May 31st, 2024

For a limited time you can donate your gently worn, new or used shoes to our shoe drive which helps us raise funds for our organization and keeps shoes out of landfills!

For drop-off locations and more information, click here. To become a host for a drop-off location, email adiotalevi@kmbsc.org

 

Paper Shred Event Dates

POSTPONED TO April 13, 2024- from 9 a.m. to 12 noon

April 20, 2024- from 8 a.m. to 12 noon

For inquiries about what items will be accepted at this event, click here.

 

Spotless Service Saturdays Dates

May 25, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Town of Irmo's Rawl's Creek. Sign up 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. Did you miss a date?  No problem.  You can make up a missed pickup but your group will be responsible for disposing of the litter you remove.  For more information, click here.

2024

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

 

2025

  • Saturday, February 8, 2025
  • Saturday, May 17, 2025
  • Saturday, August 16, 2025
  • Saturday, November 15, 2025

 

2026

  • Saturday, February, 14, 2026
  • Saturday, May 16, 2026
  • Saturday, August 15, 2026
  • Saturday, November 21, 2026

 

HUGE & EXCITING NEWS!!

NEW "Litterer's Anonymous" Video

Featuring our very own KMB Team

Richland County's Communication's Team produced this fun and educational 5-minute video, written by the KMB team, about the importance of not littering.

Watch the video here.  Please "like it" and share it with others.

NEW Organization of the Month Video

Richland County has recognized Keep the Midlands Beautiful as their Organization of the Month! Watch the video here.

NEW Litter Prevention Video

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

 

Lakeside Litter Sweep was a HUGE Success!

Thank you to all 470 volunteers and partners who participated in this year's Lakeside Litter Sweep!  We removed a tremendous 9,278 pounds of litter, recyclables, and bulk items from Lake Murray's shorelines, islands, surrounding roadways, and even from beneath the water's surface with help from the Wataree Dive team!

To see photos from this fun event, click here.

 

Our FY23 Annual Report

(July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023)

Click here to view the FY23 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023) Annual Report for Keep the Midlands Beautiful.  Contact Traude Sander, Executive Director with questions or comments at tsander@kmbsc.org or 803-733-1139.

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.