The Kids Keep Blount Beautiful: Alcoa Elementary School Prep Day and Planting
Sep
26
to Sep 27

The Kids Keep Blount Beautiful: Alcoa Elementary School Prep Day and Planting

  • Alcoa Elementary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KBB will be helping Alcoa Elementary bring 5 raised bed gardens to their campus as part of our Keep America Beautiful and Lowe's Grant.

Volunteers will be needed to help prepare and build the raised beds on Tuesday, September 26 from 2:30pm-5pm.

Sign up to volunteer: https://goo.gl/forms/MKeUCUevnHg3m1Fo2

Contact KBBamericorps@gmail.com for more information. 

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National Night Out
Sep
28
5:30pm 5:30pm

National Night Out

KBB will at National Night Out this year! We will have EcoTrivia at our booth as well as giveaways. 

In honor of Fire Prevention Week, KBB will be giving away cigarette car and pocket ashtrays. Let's make sure those butts are properly disposed of. 

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Quality Financial Concepts- "Shred It"
Oct
13
12:00pm12:00pm

Quality Financial Concepts- "Shred It"

Bring your old financial statements, tax returns, and confidential documents, and Quality Financial Concept's licensed shredding service will take care of the rest right before your eyes.

Please join us in the parking lot across from our office on Thursday, October 19th from noon-4 p.m. to take advantage of this free service. KBB will have giveaways and information on recycling in Blount County and volunteering with us!

All attendees can enter for a chance to win a $25.00 gift card to either Sullivan’s or Barley’s in Downtown Maryville.

115 West Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37801/ Phone:  865/984-3550 www.qualityfinancial.com

 

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Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up
Oct
21
8:00am 8:00am

Household Hazardous Waste Round-Up

  • Blount County Court House Parking Lot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KBB, Blount County, and TDEC will be hosting a FREE household hazardous waste drive-thru collection day on October 21 from 8am-1pm in the Blount County Court House parking lot. 

ACCEPTED ITEMS:
Automotive and Marine Products
• oil and fuel additives
• grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
• carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
• starter fluids
• body putty
• antifreeze / coolant
• gasoline
Home Maintenance / Improvement Products
• used strippers and thinners
• adhesives
• driveway sealant
• roofing tar
• wallpaper remover
Home Lawn and Garden Products
• pesticides
• fertilizers
• wood preservatives
Miscellaneous
• pool chemicals
• photo processing chemicals
• medicines/drugs
• aerosols / compressed gas
• mercury thermostats and thermometers
• fluorescent tubes
• compact fluorescent bulbs
• needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)

UNACCEPTED ITEMS:
Medical / Biological
• infectious wastes
• dead animals
• any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veterinarian's office
Explosives / Ammunition
• fireworks
• military ordnance
• gun powder
• ammunition
Radioactive
• smoke detectors
• radium paint
Auto parts
• gas tank
• tires
• filters
Construction / Improvement Products
• cement mix
• lime
• bone meal
• grout
Miscellaneous
• alkaline batteries
• appliances
• electronics
• empty containers of any kind
• friable asbestos
• machine parts/compressors containing oil or Freon
• paint

Cost are paid for by the Tennessee Department for Environment and Conservation. 

***PLEASE NOTE:
Alkaline batteries no longer contain mercury and may be disposed of in your trash. All other batteries, including lead-acid batteries, may be taken to Batteries Plus Bulbs at Hamilton Crossing for recycling. 

Empty cylinders (propane, freon, helium) may be brought to Spectra Environmental Group October 17-October 19 for disposal from 8am-11am and 1pm-4pm. There is a $20 fee per cylinder. 

PAINT both oil based and latex based will not be collected during this event. Latex may be dried out and disposed of in your regular trash. 


For information on disposal of unaccepted items, visit the Household Hazardous Waste section under the Resources tab.

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The Kids Keep Blount Beautiful: Montvale Elementary Prep Day and Planting
Sep
20
to Sep 21

The Kids Keep Blount Beautiful: Montvale Elementary Prep Day and Planting

  • Montvale Elementary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KBB will be helping Montvale Elementary bring 6 raised bed gardens to their campus as part of our Keep America Beautiful and Lowe's Grant.

Volunteers will be needed to help prepare and build the raised beds on Wednesday, September 20 from 2:30pm-5pm.

Sign up to volunteer: https://goo.gl/forms/MKeUCUevnHg3m1Fo2

Contact KBBamericorps@gmail.com for more information. 

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DASH for TRASH at Round 6 Brewing
Sep
16
12:30pm12:30pm

DASH for TRASH at Round 6 Brewing

Join us for a DASH for TRASH on September 16th at Round 6 Brewing from 12:30pm-2:00pm

DASH for TRASH is a family friendly litter FUN-run. Participants will go out into the area for an hour to pick up litter as they "run". This event not only focuses on improving our own health but also the health of the community. 

Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vest for all participants. 

After the run join us at the kid-friendly Round 6 Brewing for cold beverages and prizes. Stick around after to watch the Tennessee Vols take on the Florida Gators!

All participants will have the chance to win prizes! Participants will receive FREE raffle tickets based on the amount of trash they collect and what they collect.

Beverages will be available for purchase from Round 6 Brewing. Support our local businesses! 

TO SIGN UP USE THIS LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/KwJGtPFeAqlVQ25d2

Contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com for more information.

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Maryville College: Opportunities of a Lifetime Fair
Sep
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Maryville College: Opportunities of a Lifetime Fair

The Opportunities of a Lifetime Fair is an excellent venue for our first year and transfer students to explore the many options available with non-profits in our area and with on campus student organizations. 

The event will be held on Thursday, September 14th, from 12:00-2:00pm in the Alumni Gym.

KBB will be set up with information on how you can be involved in making your community a cleaner, greener, more beautiful place. 

We offer a variety of ways for students to get volunteers hours through our organization. 

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DASH for TRASH at Public House on High
Sep
9
12:00pm12:00pm

DASH for TRASH at Public House on High

Join us for a DASH for TRASH on September 9th at Public House on High from 12pm-2pm!

DASH for TRASH is a family friendly litter FUN-run. Participants will go out into the area for an hour to pick up litter as they "run". This event not only focuses on improving our own health but also the health of the community. 

Keep Blount Beautiful will provide litter pickers, gloves, trash bags, and safety vest for all participants. 

After the run cool off with a beer and prizes (sodas available too!). All participants will have the chance to win prizes! Participants will receive FREE raffle tickets based on the amount of trash they collect and what they collect.

Food will be available for purchase from Public House on High! Support our local businesses! 

TO SIGN UP USE THIS LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/yynbbkGSW43XsiYc2

Check out the Facebook event for information updates. You can also contact KBB at 865-681-4809 or kbbamericorps@gmail.com for more information.

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Friday Night Lights: Back the Blue
Aug
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

Friday Night Lights: Back the Blue

Come check out the KBB booth at this month's Friday Night Lights in Downtown Maryville. Come test out your environmental knowledge with our EcoTrivia game. We will have waste reducing prizes. 

KBB will have pocket and cigarette ashtrays to give away as well. Let's kick cigarette litter in the butt!

All First Responders who visit our booth will recieve a free t-shirt (while supplies last). 

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