Nobody Trashes Tennessee is proud to sponsor Washed Ashore, a new exhibit at the Tennessee Aquarium which looks at the problem of plastic litter in our waterways through a series of dramatic and beautiful sculptures as part of the Aquarium’s 30th Anniversary. The larger-than-life sculptures featuring aquatic animals are made from recovered plastic debris and […] Read More

Volunteers to participate in Nickajack Lake cleanup on April 22 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – April 19, 2022 – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful and Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee public education campaign are teaming up on Friday, April 22 for an Earth Day Awareness Week cleanup of […] Read More

Spring is on its way which means it’s time for the Great American Cleanup, an annual beautification program from Keep America Beautiful. From March 21 to June 22, thousands of individual volunteers and groups all over the country will participate in activities to clean up roadways, waterways and public spaces.  The Great American Cleanup unifies […] Read More

Cleanups to be held in Gallatin, Hendersonville, Portland, Westmoreland and White House HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – March 21, 2022 – Sumner County Health Committee and Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee are partnering with community organizations throughout Sumner County on a countywide community cleanup on March 26. Organizations, city officials and individuals from Gallatin, […] Read More

Nobody Trashes Tennessee, the state’s litter prevention campaign managed by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), teamed up with Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) for the No Trash November Student Video Contest. Read the full article as published in Rutherford Source. Read More

Student-athletes, coaches and staff participate in Nov. 5 cleanup along Ed Temple Blvd. NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nov. 3, 2021 – Tennessee State University (TSU) Athletics is teaming up with Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee to help kick off No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative encouraging Tennesseans to participate in cleanup events […] Read More

TDOT’s Nobody Trashes Tennessee launches statewide cleanup in partnership with Keep Tennessee Beautiful affiliates and Adopt-A-Highway groups NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nov. 1, 2021 – Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Nobody Trashes Tennessee announces No Trash November, a month-long statewide initiative encouraging Tennesseans to participate in cleanup events in their communities. “As we approach the holidays […] Read More

Earlier this month, Gov. Bill Lee declared October to officially be ‘Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month.’ In celebration, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) has hosted cleanups supported in part by a Special Litter Grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). “The KTNRB team has been rapidly expanding their impact on litter […] Read More

Here’s what we know and what you can do about it. It might seem obvious that litter on the roadways ends up in our waterways, but when you break down the process of how litter travels around our state, it’s pretty shocking. There are an estimated 100 million pieces of litter on the state’s roadways […] Read More

The 652-mile Tennessee River has long defined our communities. It serves as a vital source of drinking water and electricity for many Tennesseans and generates much of our local economy through transportation of goods and tourism opportunities. Read More