About Us

Keep Tennessee Beautiful (KTnB) is a University College department of The University of Memphis sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Transportation with funds from special taxes levied on malt beverage and the soft drink industries (57-5-201 and 67-4-402). Since 1983, KTnB has served as a state resource center for litter prevention, community greening, and recycling & waste reduction education. For more information visit www.keeptnbeautiful.org.

The mission of KTnB is to inspire and educate Tennesseans to take action every day to improve and beautify their community environment.

Organizational Values
-Continued program quality assessment
-Community building and partnership
-Personal responsibility
-Litter prevention and waste elimination
-Blight reduction
-Fairness and equity
-Policy based on fact