Keep Charlotte Beautiful

​​​The Great Charlotte Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup (GAC) is the nation's largest annual community improvement program.  It takes place from March 31 - May 31. 

If you'd like to participate in the 2017 Great American Cleanup activities, follow us at @KCB_Charlotte, or contact us at Online registration will be available in spring 2017.

2016 GAC Activities:

In 2016, Great American Cleanup "CLEAN YOUR BLOCK" volunteers worked tirelessly to clean, beautify and improve communities in Charlotte. The 'Clean Your Block' theme encouraged volunteers to organize an event on their own blocks and to spread the word to friends & families. Keep Charlotte Beautiful hosted the following 2016 events in the city:

  • Saturday, March 5, 2016: Tree planting in partnership with TreesCharlotte
  • Saturday, March 12, 2016: Historic Camp Greene Neighborhood Association 'Clean Your Block Party'
  • Saturday, March 19, 2016: Stream Cleanup in partnership with Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation 
  • Saturday, April 30, 2016: Beatties Ford Rd/LaSalle Rd Area 'Clean Your Block Party'
  • Saturday, May 7, 2016: Pence Road Cleanup
  • Saturday, May 14, 2016: City Council District 4 "Clean Your Block Party'

Over 400 volunteers from all over the city came out to support these 2016 cleanups, collecting more than 12 tons of litter!​