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Our Mission

We inspire and educate all Austinites to volunteer together, beautify green spaces, clean waterways, and reduce waste every day.

You can make Austin a more beautiful place!

Celebrate Earth Month with Keep Austin Beautiful Day, April 20th

AUSTIN, TX (April 18, 2024) – Austin is a city known for its beauty; from Lady Bird Lake, to our parks and creeks, Austin’s beautiful outdoor spaces provide ample opportunity for Austinites to gather in nature. But Austin has a litter problem, and as the city grows, so does the amount of litter. Since 1985,…

Keep Austin Beautiful Celebrates 35 Years

Keep Austin Beautiful inspires and educates all Austinites to volunteer together, beautify green spaces, clean waterways, and reduce waste every day.   We are extremely excited to be celebrating our 35th anniversary this year. Austin has become one of the most amazing and dynamic cities in the nation and Keep Austin Beautiful is proud and…

Keep Austin Beautiful Presents: The 2023 Annual Report

AUSTIN, TX (November 4, 2023) – Keep Austin Beautiful is thrilled to share our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2023! Read on for an introduction to the report by Keep Austin Beautiful CEO Rodney Ahart. ———————————————————— Dear Friends, Thank you for your unwavering belief in the Keep Austin Beautiful mission. Since our founding in 1985,…

Amplify Austin 2021

For the past three years, Keep Austin Beautiful has participated in Amplify Austin, our city’s annual day of giving. The campaign provides an easy and fun way for our entire community to give together, and build transformative collective impact for more than 600 local nonprofits. In those 24 hours, our community raised $12.5 million for 686…

Announcing the 2020 Beautify Awardees!

Every year, we present our most dedicated and outstanding volunteers a Keep Austin Beautiful Award. We are proud to announce this year’s awardees:   Samsung Austin Semiconductor Litter Abatement Award – Darla McDonnell and Congress Avenue Kayaks – Over the past 8 years, Darla McDonnell with Congress Avenue Kayaks have not only helped us get…

Celebrate Earth Month with Keep Austin Beautiful Day, April 20th

AUSTIN, TX (April 18, 2024) – Austin is a city known for its beauty; from Lady Bird Lake, to our parks and creeks, Austin’s beautiful outdoor spaces provide ample opportunity for Austinites to gather in nature. But Austin has a litter problem, and as the city grows, so does the amount of litter. Since 1985,…

Keep Austin Beautiful Presents: The 2023 Annual Report

AUSTIN, TX (November 4, 2023) – Keep Austin Beautiful is thrilled to share our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2023! Read on for an introduction to the report by Keep Austin Beautiful CEO Rodney Ahart. ———————————————————— Dear Friends, Thank you for your unwavering belief in the Keep Austin Beautiful mission. Since our founding in 1985,…