Last year’s event, also held at Trinity View Park, drew 213 volunteers who collected and stopped 2,250 pounds of trash and recyclables from reaching the nearby Elm Fork of the Trinity River. “This event typically attracts people who have a common interest in caring for the environment, whether that are from Irving or another community,” said KIB Board President Jim Scrivner. “We feel that the Trash-Off is much more than just picking up litter. It’s a great way to meet other like-minded people and really feel that you have done your part in helping to keep our public spaces beautiful.”
Keep Irving Beautiful is a non-profit, grassroots, leadership organization dedicated to educating our community about litter abatement, recycling, and beautification in order to help preserve the health and promote the social and economic prosperity of our city. As an award winning affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and Keep Texas Beautiful, Keep Irving Beautiful reaches out to and partners with all sectors of our city including government, business, church, cultural, educational, neighborhood and civic organizations. If you are interested in volunteering with KIB, please go to www.keepirvingbeautiful.org, or call KIB at (972) 721-2175.