From 8 a.m. to noon, volunteers will work on clean-up projects along the highways in Jonesborough. Volunteers are asked to check-in at the Food City of Jonesborough.
The e-waste collection will also take place in the parking lot of Food City of Jonesborough from 8 a.m. to noon.
This event will be part of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup™, which is the largest volunteer event in America. In the last couple of years, an estimated 4.2 million volunteers in all 50 states participated in litter pickup, beautification, recycling and educational events.
In the past, all 95 counties participated in GAC in Tennessee. Tennesseans donated more than 333,293 hours to clean, beautify and improve more than 1,022 communities. Over 8,324,757 pounds of litter was collected from 6,275 miles of Tennessee roads. Over 6.5 million pounds of recycling was collected as well. This will be Keep Jonesborough Beautiful’s second time participating in the Great American Clean Up. Last year’s projects included creek bed clean up and an e-waste collection.