Keep Fort Worth Beautiful


Our mission is to educate and engage Fort Worth residents and businesses to take responsibility for improving their community environment. We encourage our residents, businesses and visitors to become a volunteer to help prevent litter and make a difference in our community - all ages and abilities welcome!

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Become part of the litter solution with the Waterwheel initiative for a cleaner Trinity River.

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KFWB has four areas of focus:

1. Litter & Beautification

Litter & Beautification

Get involved with our program by taking part in cleaning litter or beautifying areas across our city.


Volunteer-led Cleanup

Request free supplies and cleanup
litter anywhere in Fort Worth.

Cowtown Great American Cleanup

Join us for our largest cleanup
event each Spring. 

Neighborhood Litter Stomp

Quickly becoming the Fall kickoff
cleanup event of the year.



Care for your own special
corner of Fort Worth.

School Green Teams

Get students excited about being green.

Green Business Partners

Show your customers you care by
being a green business. 


Litter Speakers Bureau

Request a speaker for your next event.

Litter Summit

Highlights private sector and
community partnerships with KFWB.


2. Recycling & Waste Reduction

Recycling & Waste Reduction

Keep Fort Worth Beautiful supports many programs that help to reduce waste going to the landfill.


Residential Recycling

Learn about how to recycle at home.

Commercial Recycling

Explore options for reducing waste
at businesses and organizations.

Drop-Off Stations

Four locations around Fort Worth for convenient homeowner access.


Residential Composting

Reduce waste to landfill by
composting food scraps.

Special Events Recycling

Explore options for reducing
waste at your next event.

Environmental Collection Center

Convenient center for residential
waste disposal and recycling.

3. Environment & Sustainability

Environment & Sustainability

KFWB volunteers and supporters know that a healthy environment make a healthy community.



Aims to decrease blight, remove environmental contamination and reinvigorate redevelopment in the community.

Texas Stream Teams

Engage in citizen science and
monitor a stream near you.

Water Conservation

Fort Worth Water Department conducts
water saving educational classes,
workshops and events.


Land Quality

Address environmental contamination and hazards on properties within Fort Worth.

Stormwater Quality

Monitoring water quality in urban lakes, rivers, neighborhood creeks, and storm drains.

Air Quality

Working to improve our city’s health and well-being with regards to the air that we breathe.

4. Special Events

Special Events

Join us for exciting Earth Week events during the month of April!


Earth Day began in 1970 as a way for citizens to focus and mobilize for environmental change. The City of Fort Worth and partners are hosting a variety of events leading up to Earth Day this year. Join them and learn how simple actions can help our planet! 


April 13: Movies That Matter

Watch the April  Screening of "Wasted! the Story of Food Waste."

Fort Worth Modern Art Museum

7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

April 15: Build Your Own Raised Beds

Learn how to reduce transportation emissions from your food. 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

April 20: Green School Student Showcase with Artes de la Rosa

Students are invited to exhibit their recycled and repurposed artworks during this exciting event. Email for more details.


April 22: Naturecon Spring Festival

Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


 April 22: Trinity Trash Bash Litter Pickup and Volunteer Party

Join the litter cleanup! 

8:00 a.m. - 10:00 am.

Have fun at the Volunteer After-Party!

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Month of April: "Green" Classes Hosted by Fort Worth Library

The Fort Worth Library is hosting a variety of “green” classes. Recycle yogurt cups into planters, play upcycled games, or join environmental story times. Find classes at your local library, or click here for a calendar of events



Quick links

Download the KFWB general program eBrochure.

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Get regular updates and become more involved with KFWB.


Support KFWB

You can fight litter and support
our mission by donating today.

Board & Administration

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our citizen board.

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KFWB programs and initiatives.