Keep Douglas Beautiful Committee
The mission of Keep Douglas Beautiful (KDB), an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, is to promote environmental sustainability and educate the community to take action every day to increase safety, reduce litter from our open spaces and waterways, improve recycling effort, and keep Douglas beautiful.
The executive board of KDB is comprised of 8 members: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Non-voting ex-officio members are the Community Development Director, City Marshal, and Public Information Manager. The Executive Director is the City of Douglas Grants Administrator.
Sponsorships are available and needed to help us make an impact in our community. Generous support from our sponsors ensures that we will be able to continue to provide beautification projects, provide educational resources in our schools, and make Douglas BEAUTIFUL! These incredible sponsorships not only help us today - they also help our future!
|Courtney Dorsett, Secretary/Treasurer||10/01/2021-12/31/2024|
|Darlene Salazar, Vice President||06/13/2023-06/12/2026|
|Dinitra Williams, President||10/01/2021-12/31/2024|
|Alisha Cross, Honorary||10/01/2021-12/31/2024|
|Bob Colton, Honorary||10/01/2021-12/31/2024|
|Blondale Thomas, Ex-Officio|
|Christian Burkett, Executive Director and Ex-Officio|
|Georgia Henderson, Ex-Officio|
|Isaac Swinson, Ex-Officio|
WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR 2024 CLEAR YOUR CLUTTER PICK-UP EVENT
On Saturday, January 20, 2024, 9am-11:30am, Keep Douglas Beautiful volunteers will assist citizens living within the city limits with clean-up needs to help dispose of large, unwanted items. As part of the Keep Douglas Beautiful Work Plan, this service will be offered once per year for selected applicants.
Any citizen living in the city limits of Douglas may apply for the service by completing an application at the Community Development Department located at City Hall, 302 S. Madison Avenue, or by downloading an application from https://www.cityofdouglasga.gov/KDB. Please mail or drop off the completed application to the Community Development Department located at City Hall, 302 S. Madison Avenue, Douglas, GA 31533. Applications must be completed with all information. The application deadline is December 1, 2023.
- Approved citizens will be notified at least two weeks before the event. Priority will be given to disabled and elderly (65 or older) residents.
- All items must be placed curbside for pick-up. ONLY PLACE ITEMS AT CURBSIDE ONCE NOTIFIED THAT PICK-UP WILL OCCUR.
- Acceptable brown and white good items include furniture, washing machines, refrigerators, dryers, stoves, microwaves, televisions, etc. All chemicals MUST BE drained from appliances.
- NO hazardous chemicals such as paints/solvents, household cleaners, pesticides or herbicides, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, or tires will be collected.
Due to the limited time allowed on January 20, 2024, not all applicants will receive pick-up, so please return completed applications as soon as possible. Applications will be received on a first-come, first-served basis. This is a one-time curbside pick-up service for selected applicants offered by Keep Douglas Beautiful Committee.
Volunteers are needed to provide this community service. If you or your organization would like to volunteer to help with Keep Douglas Beautiful Service Projects, please contact Christian Mikell at 912-383-0277 or email email@example.com.
Clear Your Clutter Flyer (PDF)