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Keep Denver Beautiful 2017 Poster & Essay Contest

Teachers! The Keep Denver Beautiful Essay & Poster contest is underway! Denver students in grades 3-8 are invited to write an essay or design a poster around the theme "Litter Bugs Us."  

Check out this year's content themes, guidelines, and information for teachers!

Deadline for all entries is March 10, 2017.


Is your group looking for a way to make a difference in Denver?

image of adopt-a-spot signThe Adopt-A-Spot program is perfect for scout troops, businesses, neighborhood organizations or individual families. It's a relatively easy way to make your community a better place to live and play.

Simply contact Keep Denver Beautiful at 311 to determine available right-of-ways for adoption, and then clean and maintain that spot for one year. The City and County of Denver will acknowledge your community spirit by placing a sign at the location recognizing your organization.


Volunteers Needed

image of volunteers cleaning up Any Age… Any Size… Opportunities to Beautify Denver Abound for All.

Keep Denver Beautiful provides… Tools, Gloves, Safety tips! 

Volunteers Bring… A desire to Keep Denver Beautiful!

For information about developing a cleanup of your own or joining one already planned, contact Keep Denver Beautiful at 303-446-3557.


Contact Us

Solid Waste Management

Wastewater Management Building
2000 W. 3rd Ave.,  3rd Floor 
Denver, CO 80223
phone: 303-446-3557  
fax: 303-446-3527

Denver 311 Help Center

Call 3-1-1
Outside Denver Call (720) 913-1311
Emergencies: 911
TTY Service: 720-913-8479