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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Division of Waste Management
Commonwealth Cleanup Week

Volunteers from across Kentucky are set to fill trash bags and pick up old tires March 21-28, 2015 during the 17th Commonwealth Cleanup Week

Civic, religious and nonprofit organizations can enter to win six separate $100 prizes in a random drawing. To be eligible, organizations must register through their local solid waste coordinator and complete a cleanup project during the week of March 21-28. Download the 2015 Commonwealth Cleanup Week announcement, contest group participation and county cumulative reporting forms in Word or PDF formats.

Click here to listen to the "Bluegrass is Going Green" written by Gary Epperson and sang by Heidi Douglas Greer and the Kentucky Mountain Trio with special guest First Lady Jane Beshear.
The 1998 Kentucky General Assembly (House Joint Resolution 121) designated the fourth week in March as an opportunity for Kentuckians to participate in "activities that highlight the natural beauty of their communities."