Keep Kennedale Beautiful Responsibilities
KKB engages residents and businesses to take greater responsibility for improving the community’s appearance and environment. They also develop and coordinate beautification-related programming, outreach, and events, and serve as the Tree Advisory Board and the Tree City USA liaison. Find out more about serving on a city board.
|4||Michael Chandler, Chair||2018|
|6||Dora Ann Markle||2018|
|8||Laurie Sanders, Vice Chair||2018|
Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB) is a volunteer organization with a very active board (apply). If you'd like to be notified of upcoming volunteer efforts, please email staff liaison Larry Hoover.
Thank You to Our 2016-17 Adopt-a-Spot Volunteers!
Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB) Commissioners would like to thank all of our Adopt-A-Spot participants for their commitment to keeping Kennedale beautiful. During the 2016-17 fiscal year, volunteers spent 608 hours removing 2,702 pounds of debris from local roadways.
Thank you to the following individuals, families, and businesses:
- The Middleton Family
- Wilda Turner
- HEXPOL Compounding (Chase Elastomer)
- The Clark Family
- Emerald Hills Funeral Home
- Rocking H Ranch
- The Gilley Family
- The Youth Advisory Council (YAC)
- William Daniel
- The Greenfield Family
- Girl Scout Troop 3538
- The Shaikh Family
- The Taylor Family
- JM Yeary Automotive
- Fellowship Academy
- Khrystell Shelton
- Arlington Classics Academy PTO
Wilda Turner featured in #50YearsofKTB Story
Wilda Turner is a Master Gardener in the Fort Worth
— Written and submitted by Laurie Sanders to the KTB Enews (subscribe here)
Butterfly Garden Locations
Through the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Mayors' Monarch Pledge, cities are committing to create habitats and educate citizens about how they can help preserve these butterflies. Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB) and Mayor Brian Johnson
Free Curbside Recycling of Clothing and Home Goods
It’s estimated that 85% of all clothing ends up in landfills, with only 15% being recycled or donated.Simple Recycling’s goal is to keep millions of pounds of clothing from going to waste. This nationwide program provides
Keep Kennedale Beautiful (KKB) and the City of Kennedale are proud to be the first city in Tarrant County to offer Simple Recycling, a curbside collection program for unwanted clothing and home goods. Service is provided at no cost to residents or the city. To participate, simply place your special green Simple Recycling bags curbside next to your recycling and trash bins (not inside) on Wednesdays and your items will be picked up by a dedicated truck.
Almost half of what is picked up is re-purposed for second-hand consumer use, 30% is converted into cleaning rags and other textiles, and 20% is recycled into post-consumer
Our first pick-up on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, was a huge success with more than 500 pounds of items collected to be repurposed instead of ending up in a landfill. If your donation was not picked up or you have questions about the program, you can call Simple Recycling at 866-835-5068 or contact Kelly Cooper at email@example.com or 817-985-2106.
Simple Recycling Info
Simple Recycling Información