For 30 years, Dentonites have taken an active role in keeping their city clean and beautiful by participating in the Great American Cleanup (GAC). GAC is part of a national effort with Keep America Beautiful, and more than 20,000 communities take part each year.
In 2018, 2,200+ Denton volunteers joined together to clean up more than 9.5 tons of litter. These dedicated community members removed trash and recycling from our city’s streets, waterways, and public spaces, leaving Denton visibly cleaner and more beautiful.
2018 GAC Results
Results of KDB’s 30th Annual Great American Cleanup
- 2,236 volunteers
- Nearly 9.5 tons of litter collected (989.5 bags of trash and 274.5 bags of recycling)
- 100 linear miles of roadway cleaned
- 4,548 hours of volunteer time
- $109,789 in estimated value
Congratulations to our winning GAC groups!
Most Bags Collected: Robson Ranch Softball Association with 78 bags of trash and recycling
Largest Volunteer Group: Sonlight Enrichment Program with 48 total volunteers
Oddest Item Found: Coserv Volunteer Crew for their “getaway bag” consisting of a wig, a fake beard, and glasses
official 2019 event sponsors