Gloves from Walmart

Thanks to Walmart once again for coming through when we ask them for help!. 100 pairs of nice work gloves for the volunteers in the litter sweep. Photo shows John Pence Vice president of Keep Ashe Beautiful and Walmart. Manager Judith Tzaferis.

Lowes Trash Bags

The West Jefferson Lowe's home improvement store has been a valuable and reliable partner to Keep Ashe Beautiful and has donated trash bags, for us to provide bags to all of the volunteer teams at our County-wide litter sweeps. Many thanks to Lowe's for their continued support! In the photo are Keith Blank, Board member of Keep Ashe Beautiful and Ricky Rotten, Assistant Manager, Lowe's. West Jefferson

Keep Ashe Beautiful Tarps

Ashe County Environmental Services and Keep Ashe Beautiful are partnering to distribute truck tarps to Ashe County residents; hoping to raise awareness about your load to minimize roadside litter.

Keep Ashe Beautiful
        Organized Litter Sweeps

Ashe County’s beauty is beyond compare and it’s our goal to keep it that way. Litter can give the impression that a community is not safe or welcoming. By cleaning up an area, people are showing their love for their county and sustaining the beauty for future generations, Our goal is to enhance community pride by encouraging  positive attitude and behaviors regarding protecting natural resources and improving solid waste handling, recycling, and beautification.

Litter Sweep Spring of 2022

  County-wide litter sweep. 656 large trash bags full of roadside litter have been accounted for. That amounts to approximately 23,000 pounds of junk no longer trashing up miles and miles of Ashe County roads highways & byways! Nearly 50 teams of Ashe County volunteers consisting of about 298 people converged to help make our home greener, cleaner & more beautiful……thanks much to all our great volunteers!!


Litter Sweep fall of 2020

185 volunteers collected 16,188 lbs. of roadside litter from 104 miles
of Ashe County roadways


Litter Sweep Spring of 2019

A few dozen bags of trash, plus some tires and other
assorted litter, collected along Bald Mountain and Buck
Mountain Roads.