We are thrilled to continue our tradition of celebrating the remarkable efforts made by individuals, organizations, and communities throughout our beautiful state in preserving and enhancing our environment.
At Keep Nebraska Beautiful, we believe in acknowledging and appreciating those who go above and beyond in their dedication to environmental stewardship.
Your submissions play a crucial role in highlighting the exceptional work being done to protect and sustain our natural resources.
2022 Award Winners
The KNB Awards Dinner is on September 28, in Kearney, Nebraska, where everyone is welcome! Join us to celebrate the Nebraskans who tirelessly contribute to keeping our state clean and green.
Business / Industry Award
A plaque will be presented to a business who has completed substantial efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Civic / Non-Profit Organization Award
Open to a nonprofit or community organization for its efforts in beautification, recycling and waste reduction.
Youth Group / School Award
School Recycling Award
Great American Cleanup Award
Jane Polson Beautification Award
A plaque and two tickets to the awards dinner will be awarded to an individual or group who has enhanced their community through beautification efforts of any kind; see application for more details.
The Deanie Anderson Community Environmental Award
Three population communities will be awarded for their overall environmental efforts. Each category (<2,500, 2501-10,000, and 10,000+ population) will receive a plaque and two tickets to the awards dinner.
Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Award
Please submit projects that have been completed between
October 1, 2022 – June 30th, 2023
Thanks to our Nebraska Community Members!
We have witnessed our affiliates and community partners achieve extraordinary milestones in the last year!