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Keep Fort Worth Beautiful
Keeping Fort Worth beautiful requires the help of every Fort Worth resident.
From the Texas Motor Speedway to the streets of your neighborhood, from Sundance Square to the Trinity Trails, taking care of our city requires action by you. Cleaning up trash on land, recycling more, properly disposing of household hazardous waste, conserving water and energy, preventing stormwater pollution, reducing air pollution and living more healthy are all ways to get involved.
Join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful to get the job done!
The Tarrant Regional Water District's Fall Trash Bash marked a milestone with its 25th annual cleanup this September, drawing more than 6,500 volunteers who collected 17.86 tons of trash.
The City of Fort Worth conducted its sixth annual Litter Stomp on September 17, attracting more than 1,400 volunteers to clean neighborhoods, school campuses, streets and community parks and collected more than 1,500 bags of trash.
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, msic director of the Fort Worth Symphony, is a proponent of zero waste, having organized a compost collection system he calls Cowboy Compost to collect food waste in Fort Worth.
Join Tarrant Area Food Bank's community gardening program for a gathering of local garden leaders from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 12 at First Christian Church of Arlington. Presentation topics include engaging the community in your garden, ways to improve community gardens and a tour.
Free forum on Oct. 26 is for anyone seeking to make an impact on energy sustainability. Great event for energy managers, facility managers, local government officials, school district personnel or anyone in private industry.
Grassroots movement aims to save the pollinators during Nov. 5 bike ride for all ages. After your ride, join the Eco-Party and food trucks, vendors, live music, learning booths, an art show, T-shirt screening and a costume contest.
Eastside Blossoms' latest project: Mexican plum trees will provide a beautiful row of blooming trees that will enhance the drive along Randol Mill Road.
Fort Worth is celebrating the nationally-recognized America Recycles Day in November with three great opportunities to get involved, including a Master Composter class, America Recycles Day (aka Shred Day) and a tour of a local recycle center.
The U.S. Department of Transportation ruled in September that the Dallas-Fort Worth area's recently adopted long-range transportation plan complies with federal air quality regulations, allowing current and future transportation projects to proceed.
When you visit Forest Park Pool next summer, keep an eye out for butterflies flitting among the old oak trees and above the cooling waters. Volunteers planted more than 250 plants at Forest Park Pool to help sustain migrating butterflies.
Learn the basics of water conservation during a series of free monthly programs running March 3 through November.
Help fund Keep Fort Worth Beautiful events and efforts to make Cowtown a clean place to live.
Southeast Landfill Lunch and Tour: 11 a.m. Oct. 27, 2016; Contact Kfwb@Fortworthtexas.Gov For More Information..
Republic Recycling Tour: 11 a.m. Nov. 18, 2016; Email Kfwb@Fortworthtexas.Gov For Details..
America Recycles Day: 9 a.m. Nov. 19, 2016; Email Kfwb@Fortworthtexas.Gov For Details..