CONYERS, Ga. – Rockdale County government commends Keep Conyers-Rockdale Beautiful (KCRB) on its “green year” close out. Finishing the year on a high note as a Keep Georgia Beautiful Governors Circle Award recipient, KCRB held several environmental stewardship events in 2014 with the goal of educating the public about the importance of litter prevention, beautification, waste minimization, and the benefits of improved livability.
The County recently participated in the 2014 Rivers Alive Cleanup on Oct. 11. More than 200 volunteers, including 122 youth, from local schools, church groups, civic organizations, scout troops, small families, and individuals cleaned up local waterways, parks, illegal dumpsites, schools, subdivisions, roadways, Albert Shoals, and other locations. The cleanup removed 10,680 pounds of garbage and 14 tires, and covered about 5.81 miles of waterways.