What We Do

With help from many volunteers, we educate the citizens of Newton County about environmental problems, impacts, and solutions. We organize, coordinate, and promote volunteer programs that focus on our mission and build greater environmental awareness in Newton County.

Top Four Priorities

Our efforts center around our top four priorities: 

  1. Litter Prevention
  2. Beautification and Community Greening
  3. Waste Reduction and Recycling
  4. Water Resources Education 

Litter Prevention

  • Adopt-a-Mile Program
  • Litter Free Events
  • Great American Cleanup 
  • Community Cleanups

Beautification and Community Greening

  • Detective Seymore Green Puppet Shows
  • Other School Lessons and Programs
  • Flower and Tree Planting Projects
  • Arbor Day  

Waste Reduction and Recycling

  • Electronics and paint/pesticide/aerosol can recycling
  • Event Recycling bins (loaners made available to organizers for community events)
  • Recycling Centers 
  • Please see "Recycling Information" for detailed information about Recycling centers.

Water Resources Education

  • Rivers Alive! River, Lake, and Stream cleanup
  • Stormwater Education Programs
    • Enviroscape and other non-point source pollution demonstrations
Mascot Detective Seymore Green
Man Cleaning Newton County