Keep Ohio Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful welcomes MarionCounty to its expanding nationwide & statewide, community-based network of affiliates, with the affiliation of Keep Marion County Beautiful.
Keep Marion County Beautiful will join more than 1,200 Keep America Beautiful affiliates and partnering organizations, including 24 statewide affiliates in the United States, and international affiliates in Canada, South Africa and the Bahamas along with including 33 Keep Ohio Beautiful affiliates throughout the state.
Keep Marion County Beautiful will be managed by Angela Carbetta, Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention Director. Local initiatives include annual Downtown Marion and Ohio State University, Marion Earth Week Clean-Ups, ongoing “Plant Pride, Not Litter” Adopt-A-Roadway program, park and neighborhood clean-ups, Marion County Soil & Water Conservation District and Aqua Ohio waterway sweeps, County Fair Litter Patrol, and litter prevention awareness. Volunteers include school children, university students, scout troops, civic and religious organizations, city and county government departments, and local businesses.