About Us

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful

Our mission is to promote a culture of environmental stewardship through volunteer and educational opportunities.

“I would like to say thank you to our many volunteers and supporters. Their generosity in sharing their time, expertise and financial resources allows us to make a real impact in our community. For those of you who want to join us in our mission please let me encourage you to do so! You’ll find that volunteering with others working toward a common goal gets results and makes you feel good. We have many ways for you to get involved. As a volunteer-driven nonprofit organization, we could not achieve our successes without the help of committed volunteers.

If you share our commitment to community service, environmental stewardship and giving, please give us a call to learn how you can get involved and help us make a difference. Join us in our mission… Together we can continue a legacy that will Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful for generations to come.”


Debbie Evenson

Executive Director


Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

We are proud to be a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate! Keep America Beautiful inspires and educates people to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment. They envision a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live. The organization is driven by the work and passion of more than 600 community-based Keep America Beautiful affiliates and millions of volunteers. Keep America Beautiful brings people together to transform public spaces into beautiful places. For more information on Keep America Beautiful visit their website kab.org.

Community Accomplishments FY17

Cleanup/Beautification/Recycling Projects/Events


Education Presentations & Outreach Events


lbs. Waste Removed – Litter & Recycling Diverted


Gardens, Plants &
Tress Planted


Miles of Roads Improved


Acres of Public Lands Improved


Adopt-A-Road Projects


Residents Reached


Awards & Accomplishments

Keep America Beautiful Awards

2017 Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Sustained Excellence Award

2017 Keep America Beautiful Youth and Education Award

2016 Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Sustained Excellence Award

2015 Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Sustained Excellence Award

2015 Sue Smith Professional Leadership Award for Executive Director, Debra Evenson

2015 America Recycles Day Award for the Trashy Flashy Fashion Show

2014 1st Place Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

2014 1st Place Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

2014 1st Place Community Business Award for Pepin Distributing Co.

2014 1st Place Community Improvement Award for Code Enforcement Officer, Bill Langford

2014 Lady Bird Johnson Award for Board Member Cam Oberting

2014 Iron Eyes Cody Award for Volunteer Dan Fisher

2013 1st Place Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

2013 1st Place Innovation Award for the Florida Learning Garden

2013 2nd Place Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

2013 1st Place Great American Cleanup Activation

Other Awards

2017 River Stewardship Award – Hillsborough River Interlocal Planning Board

2017 Water Wise Award for the Florida Learning Garden – Tampa Bay Water

2016 Non Profit of the Year Award for Environment & Animals CategoryTampa Bay Business Journal

2016 Environmental Excellence AwardUrban E-Recycling

2014 Adopt-A-Road Program ExcellenceKeep Florida Beautiful

2013 Environmental Excellence AwardTBAEP

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