Keep Bristol Beautiful

Conservation Camp for 3rd and 4th Graders in Washington County, VA and Bristol City Schools was held September 3-5 at Sugar Hollow Park.

Hosted by Keep Bristol Beautiful and Upper Tennessee River Roundtable, more than 800 children and 11 schools participated in the camp offering evironmental education.

Special thanks go to our wonderful volunteers, presenters, and sponsors including TVA, Walmart Foundation and First Tennessee Foundation

 

 

 

 

-- The date is set! The South Holston Lake and River Cleanup (SHL) will celebrate 22 years on Saturday, August 9, 2014.

Registration will begin at 8 am on Saturday, August 9 at one of several zones, bags and gloves will be provided. Observation Knob will serve as headquarters for the lake cleanup with the Weir Dam serving as the headquarters for the river cleanup.  Other registration sites include Highway 421 Ramp, Little Oak Ramp, Washington County Park Ramp, and The Boat Ramp in Bluff City. The cleanup celebration will begin at noon  featuring food, live music and door prizes. T-shirts will be distributed at Observation Knob while supplies last.

 

 

Keep Bristol Beautiful

Keep Bristol Beautiful (KBB) was developed by the Chamber to meet the environmental needs of the Bristol community and to promote “green” initiatives and sustainability within the region. KBB is certified by Keep America Beautiful, Keep Tennessee Beautiful and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.  KBB’s mission is to enhance the beauty and quality of life in the Bristol community through beautification projects, litter cleanup events and environmental education. KBB activities include South Holston Lake & River Cleanup, Great American Cleanup, Regional Public Lands Day, Conservation Camps for 3rd and 4th graders in Bristol, Sullivan County and Washington County, Northeast Tennessee Environmental Conference, and various other recycling, environmental education and beautification activities. These activities reinforce a sense of pride in Bristol, making it a cleaner, greener, and more beautiful community.

 

2014 Events:

Keep Bristol Beautiful Community & Beaver Creek Cleanup
Tire & Electronic Waste Recycling &
Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

April 26, 9 am to noon
Registration at Euclid Avenue old goody’s parking lot

Join us as we clean up our community and Beaver Creek (bags and glove provided, t-shirts and lunch while supplies last)

Bring your tires and electronic waste for free recycling, and dispose of your household hazardous waste.


*limit 4 tires per vehicle
*HHW disposal free for Bristol, VA residents, for a nominal fee for others

Info: 423.989.4850

South Holston Lake & River Cleanup

August 9, 8 am to 3 pm: Registration begins at 8 am, celebration party begins at noon, door prizes drawn at 1:30

Conservation Camp

September 3-5 at Sugar Hollow Park for Bristol, VA and TN students, and Washington County, VA students.

America Recycles Day

Nov. 15, 10 am to 1 pm

 

Special Thanks to our 2013 Members

Alpha Natural Resources
Arrington, Schelin and Herrell, P.C.
Atmos Energy
Ball Corporation
BKT, Inc.
Blevins Tire & Recapping Co.
Bristol Herald Courier
Bristol Host Lions Club
Bristol Mall Associates
Budget Office Furniture
Burke, Powers, and Harty
BurWil Construction Company, Inc.
BVU Authority
Leslie Carrier
Citizens Bank
Comfort Systems USA
Crabtree Buick-Pontiac
Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C.
Eastman Credit Union
Eddie's Trophies & Gift Shop
Carolyn Ferrell
First Tennessee Bank
Food City 821/822/617
Frizzell Construction
Goodpasture Motor Co.
Heritage Homes
Highlands Union Bank
Hill & Dale Garden Club
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
HVAC
Jones Animal Hospital
King University
LaQuinta Inns
Massengill, Caldwell, P.C.
Jeff McMillin Family Dentistry, P.C.
Mountain Air Compressors, Inc.
Nash & Powers Insurance
Rob Nicar
PennStuart
Sam's Club 6518
Seaman Corporation
Severn Trent Environmental Services
Kim Sproles
Strongwell
Tri-City Blueprint
Triad Packaging, Inc.
United Southeast Federal Credit Union
Vulcan Materials
W.L. Construction
Wal-Mart Super Center - Bristol #620
Waste Management of Tri-Cities
WCYB-TV5
Wise Recycling, LLC

 

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