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Keep Ohio Beautiful enjoys creating public-private partnerships with Ohio businesses and volunteers including the connections that strengthen our communities, protect our land and water, and improve our quality of life. Ours is not an isolated mission. It requires diverse partnerships with all Ohio community stakeholders. Successfully working together with Ohio businesses, government, neighborhoods, individuals and other nonprofit teams — Keep Ohio Beautiful has been successful in improving our communities.
DESCRIPTION OF BUSINESS:
Keep Ohio Beautiful, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, believes that everyone deserves to live in an environment that is healthy, safe, clean and beautiful. As a state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Ohio Beautiful serves as Ohio’s umbrella organization for 33 and growing local affiliate organizations throughout Ohio since 1986. By growing the local affiliate network, providing a strong support system and sharing best practices, Keep Ohio Beautiful enables volunteers in communities throughout Ohio to improve waste handling practices, litter prevention, recycling, beautification and community greening efforts.
Our Mission: Empowering Ohio communities to take greater responsibility for improving their local environment through litter prevention, beautification, community greening, waste reduction and recycling.
Our Guiding Principles: Education, Individual Responsibility, Public-Private Partnerships, and Volunteer Action.
- New Ohio affiliates: Keep Clermont County Beautiful, Keep Marion County Beautiful, and Keep Cleveland Beautiful.
- Implemented National Planting Day at the Ohio Statehouse to educate citizens about the benefits of native plants and to highlight our local affiliates – installed a Native Woodland Restoration Garden on the Statehouse north side.
- Awarded a grant from the Home Depot Foundation to do a beautification and safety project at the Columbus VA Ambulatory Care Center, in Whitehall.
- Administer five regional environmental law enforcement training workshops throughout the state of Ohio.
- Governor John Kasich proclaimed April 2014 as “Keep Ohio Beautiful Month."
- The Ohio Senate presented Keep Ohio Beautiful with a Senate Resolution commending the volunteers and local affiliates participating in Keep Ohio Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of Ohio.
P. O. Box 13135, Fairlawn, Ohio 44334, Summit County
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Nonprofit organization committed to making Ohio communities safe, clean and beautiful through litter prevention, community greening, waste reduction and recycling.
Education, Volunteer Engagement, and Empowering Ohioans
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