Keep Dallas Beautiful, Inc. (“KDB”), a 501(c)(3) independent of the City of Dallas, serves the almost 2 million residents of Dallas, Texas.
The mission of Keep Dallas Beautiful, Inc. is to improve environmental quality in Dallas by working with neighborhoods on litter reduction, recycling education and beautification.
KDB has a proud history in Dallas. Ebby Halliday thrust KDB forward through Pride in the Neighborhood that improved the low-income neighborhoods of Arlington Park, Arcadia Park, Beverly Hills, Cedar Oaks, Dixon Circle, Fordham Road, and Singing Hills with neighborhood cleanups and an aggressive graffiti removal program. Dallas continues to enjoy benefits from KDB as the seed money for Klyde Warren Park was contributed by KDB.
Keep Dallas Beautiful works with neighborhoods to identify their needs to improve the environmental quality and quality of life of its residents. The mission of Keep Dallas Beautiful, Inc. is to improve environmental quality in Dallas by working with neighborhoods and their grass-roots community organizations on litter reduction, recycling education and beautification. Though these mission pillars are constant, the programs they inspire are different from neighborhood to neighborhood, recognizing the diverse needs and cultures within our city.
Mayor Mike Rawlings supports Keep Dallas Beautiful, especially cleanup events enhancing the Grow South initiative and community gardens in the food deserts.
Council Member for District 5, Rick Callahan, has contacted KDB to encourage KDB to plant trees in low-income neighborhoods.
James McGuire, Managing Director of the City of Dallas Office of Environmental Quality fully supports the KDB. Mr. McGuire looks to KDB for assistance in landfill diversion and litter abatement.