Keep the Midlands Beautiful and Government Partner Events

Educators: Please check our Green Steps website for workshops and other events especially for you.

MARCH 1ST-MAY 31ST. Great American Cleanup will be happening all across the Midlands. For more detail click here or to register your group.

April 1st-may 11th. Shoe Recycling Challenge! Collecting gently worn shoes! Please see the flyer for more information. All shoes must have a matching pair!!

Saturday, aPRIL18TH. Good*Clean*Fun Saturday 9:00-11:30. We will be doing a litter pickup on Sunset Drive. We will meet at Earlewood Park at 8:45.

Saturday, aPRIL 25TH. Earth Day Oyster Roast. at The Loose Cockaboose. This will be from 4-8. Please see flyer for more details

Saturday, May 2nd. Good Clean Fun Saturday. This will be from 9-11:30. The litter pickup will take place on Westwood Drive in Chapin. Please email us if you would like to participate.

Saturday, May 16th. Adopt-A-Highway countywide pickup day.


Events in the Community

month of april. Volunteers needed for stormwater drain tagging in Richland County. Most of the stormwater drains that need to be tagged are in the northern part of the county. For more information about this volunteer opportunity please contact Chenille Williams by email or call 803-576-2491.

Saturday, aPRIL18TH. Privet removal workday at Owens Field Park. This event will be from 9:30 to 12:30. For more information call 803-727-8326 or email Anna Lange.

Saturday, aPRIL18TH. Dutch Fork Elementary School Nature Trail Cleanup. From 9am-2pm contact Amy Umberger

Wednesday, aPRIL 22nd. Gills Creek Watershed Association, Rocky Branch Watershed Alliance and Smith Branch Watershed Alliance are joining forces to host the 5th Annual Wine for Water Event, from 6pm-8pm. Tickets are $25 for association members and $35 for non-members. Please see flyer for more information.

Friday, May 15TH. Richland County Recycles Day. This event will be from 7am to 6pm at the SC Fairgrounds. They are taking electronics, tires, scrap metal, etc. Please see the flyer for all itmes excepted. This is for Richland County Residents only! NO Businesses or Commerial Contractors.

Ongoing: Shred 360 ShredDay Events. Shred 360 regularly organizes and participates in free community Shred Day events in which the public is encouraged to drop personal items for immediate and secure destruction. These events are intended to raise awareness to the ongoing issues of identity fraud and how proper information management helps protect individuals and companies. Click here to see Shred 360 upcoming Shred Day Events.

Ongoing: Shredded wood mulch available for minimal cost at Lexington County's Edmund Landfill. Monday through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. $10/load for residents. Click here for more information.