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.
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
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
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.
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.
Comfort Systems USA
Dent K. Burk Associates, P.C.
Eastman Credit Union
Eddie's Trophies & Gift Shop
First Tennessee Bank
Food City 821/822/617
Goodpasture Motor Co.
Highlands Union Bank
Hill & Dale Garden Club
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
Jones Animal Hospital
Massengill, Caldwell, P.C.
Jeff McMillin Family Dentistry, P.C.
Mountain Air Compressors, Inc.
Nash & Powers Insurance
Sam's Club 6518
Severn Trent Environmental Services
Triad Packaging, Inc.
United Southeast Federal Credit Union
Wal-Mart Super Center - Bristol #620
Waste Management of Tri-Cities
Wise Recycling, LLC