Sandy Creek Monarch Festival

SECOND ANNUAL MONARCH FESTIVAL    CANCELLED Saturday, October 8, 2016 | 10-4 PM Sandy Creek Park (3510 Sandy Creek Drive)   We are sad to announce that the 2nd Annual Monarch Festival is cancelled due to inclement weather.  Please save the date for next year’s festival: Saturday, October 14, 2017 Join us as we celebrate the… [Continue Reading]

2nd Annual Monarch Festival

Green Apple Day of Service

About Green Apple Day of Service: The Green Apple Day of Service is an opportunity to transform schools into healthy, safe, and productive learning environments through local service projects. This year,  Keep Durham Beautiful, the USGCB NC, and Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Raleigh-Durham are partnering together to offer a Durham based school the… [Continue Reading]

Green Apple Day of Service 2016

Big Sweep

Co-sponsored by:           Join Durham’s Annual Community Litter Cleanup! On the first Saturday of October each year, the Durham community comes together to clean up litter across the County. Hundreds of volunteers team up to clean up thousands of pounds of litter from our local parks, neighborhoods, stream banks, lake shores, parking lots, school groups,… [Continue Reading]

NC Big Sweep


Beauty is the end result of everything we do Our core belief is that beauty is a silent but powerful force that makes communities safer, healthier and more livable. “Beauty” is in our name, it’s the result of everything we do and it’s what our organization is all about – residents, government and businesses uniting… [Continue Reading]



Americans generate about 251.3 million tons of garbage per year.  What’s your impact? Garbage isn’t always pleasant to think about, but how we manage waste has long-term environmental and economic consequences that can’t be ignored. Did you know that since 1960, the amount of waste generated in America has nearly tripled? Our society as a whole… [Continue Reading]

Recycling at the Food Truck Rodeo

Litter Prevention

Why do people litter? People litter because they believe that someone else will pick up after them. The City of Durham alone spends over 15 million dollars a year picking up after us in the community. Do you really want your community to spend that much money on litterbugs? This is money that we all pay in… [Continue Reading]