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!


Keep Fort Worth Beautiful Programs

KFWB program overview image

Donate waterwheel icon

Donate to the Waterwheel

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

Make a donation!

KFWB has three 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.

2024 Earth Month

2024 Earth Month & Special Events

Check out these Earth Month events happening throughout Fort Worth!


April 6, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Earth Day Cleanup +
Environmental & Health Expo

TCU and Fort Worth Climate Safe Neighborhood Coalition is hosting a cleanup and expo to follow.

April 18, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Recycled Paper Art

Recycle your used paper into a beautiful craft. Learn about paper making and come away with a unique work of art. Materials are provided.

Hosted by Fort Worth Public Library.

April 20, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration

Explore a variety of family-fun activities and make a tasty treat.

Hosted by Fort Worth Public Library.


April 21, 12:00 - 3:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration

This community event features activities focused on environmental awareness and conservation. Partner organizations will teach visitors about gardening, light pollution, and butterfly migration. Guests can create a bee hotel, identify rocks, and learn about recycling!

Hosted by Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

April 22-27
Earth Day themed story times

Throughout Earth Week, there will be a variety of story hours for children and adults of all ages, each with their own Earth Day theme.

Times and locations vary, visit the Fort Worth Public Library website for details.

Hosted by the Fort Worth Public Library.

Every Saturday in April
TRWD Trash Bash

Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) is hosting several Trash Bash cleanup events around Fort Worth.

Cleanups are scheduled every Saturday throughout the month of April. Visit TRWD Trash Bash website for full event details and locations.

Quick links

Download the KFWB general program eBrochure(PDF, 2MB).

Support KFWB

Get to know Keep Fort Worth Beautiful

Get regular updates and become more involved with KFWB.


Support KFWB

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

Board & Administration

Get to know about
our citizen board.

Newsletter Sign-up

Keep up-to-date with
KFWB programs and initiatives.