Beautification Unit - Keep DeKalb Beautiful Overview

The Sanitation Division’s beautification unit branded Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) is an active community and environmental steward, tasked with protecting, enhancing and maintaining the county’s streets, rights of way, roadways, intersections and county-owned properties. Through continuous beautification initiatives, roadside enhancement activities, public education and resident engagement and empowerment, KDB works collaboratively with community groups, civic associations, individuals and county departments to advance the county’s strategic priority aimed at developing and maintaining viable, sustainable neighborhoods and aesthetically pleasing communities.

Mission 
To promote clean, sustainable and aesthetically pleasing neighborhoods and communities through environmental stewardship, community partnerships, roadside enhancement and litter collection activities, beautification projects, illegal dumping remediation, and resident education, empowerment and engagement.

Programs and services
Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB) is a certified Keep America Beautiful affiliate, and a proud member of the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation. KDB offers a comprehensive program that facilitates group and individual participation in improving DeKalb communities. These initiatives have an immediate, meaningful and positive impact on how DeKalb neighborhoods and communities are perceived, and a sustainable effect and impact on the quality of life for DeKalb residents. Adopt-a-Program, community cleanups, beautification projects, the litter abatement program, illegal dumping remediation and roadside enhancement activities are all instrumental in advancing KDB’s goals.

In support of KDB’s stewardship efforts, we are delighted to offer the following programs and services:

  Community Beautification Projects  Illegal Dumping Remediation

    Rain Barrel Workshops

Submitting service requests
To submit a service request or for more information on the services KDB provides, please call (404) 294-2010 or submit a request via email through one of the options below.One of our representatives would be delighted to assist you. We look forward to serving you.

When submitting Adopt-a-Program, beautification project or community cleanup requests via email, kindly ensure the email subject line reflects the type of service request being submitted. Please provide the following information so we can process your request:

Requester’s full name
Name of the organization (if applicable)
Organization’s website (if applicable)
Requester’s contact number and email address
Name of subdivision (if applicable; if road is within a residential community)
Requester or organization’s overall environmental stewardship mission
Purpose/goal of the individual or organization’s local “adoption,” beautification project or community cleanup initiative
Name for road sign (if applicable; kindly keep this as short as possible)
Sign placement location (if applicable; kindly provide as much detail as possible)
Location - road, spot or MARTA stop requested for “adoption;” beautification project venue or cleanup location (kindly provide the closest cross street where the location begins and the closest cross street where the location ends)

When submitting cleanup reports via email, kindly provide the following information:

Name of individual submitting the report
Name of the organization (if applicable)
Contact number and email address for individual submitting the report

Click here to submit a cleanup report via email
Click here to submit an Adopt-a-Program request via email
Click here to submit a beautification project request via email
Click here to submit a community cleanup supply request via email
Click here to submit a service request (litter, illegal dumping or mowing) via email

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