MVEDD surveys the amount of garbage picked up.
MVEDD stands behind a pile of garbage. A job well done.
Stephen Smith, Executive Director, MVEDD receives NYS Senate Citation from NYS Senator James Tedisco for the work MVEDD has done with the Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful campaign.
Speakers and attendees give a thumbs up for keeping the Mohawk Valley beautiful.
Julie Pacette, Executive Director of SEEC kicks off the event.
Steve Smith speaks to the importance of cleaning up litter, and recycling.
Partners and attendees at the event.
Steve Smith, Executive Director of MVEDD hands out supplies for planned clean ups.
Speakers talk to the importance of KMVB, and the importance of keeping the Mohawk Valley litter free.
Ray Durso is standing in front of recycled materials (cardboard, bottles, plastic) at Oneida Herkimer Solid Waste Authority.
Bill Rabbia, Executive Director of OHSWA kicks off the event. Behind him, from L to R: Stephen Smith, Anthony Picente, Jim Bono, and Mayor Palmieri.
Jim Bono speaks to the importance of KMVB, and the importance of keeping the Mohawk Valley litter free.
KMVB will align with the fundamental principle of the NYS Regional Economic Development Council: collaboration across municipal boundaries to organize, engage, and empower public and private entities to improve the environmental and economic conditions in the Mohawk Valley.
We represent Fulton, Herkimer, Montgomery, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie Counties.
Keep Mohawk Valley Beautiful is an affiliate in good standing with Keep America Beautiful (KAB).
KMVB will support the pillars of KAB by reducing waste material, increasing recycling efforts, and beautification and greening of public spaces.
KMVB participates in the Municipal Appearance Index, The Great American Clean-up, and the Adopt A Spot program.
We had some impressive numbers from our Regional Clean & Green Clean Up. We had:
250 Volunteers in 32 groups that used 700 bags to clean up over 17,000 pounds of garbage! A job well done!