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Volunteer Opportunities
Keep Allen Beautiful (KAB) relies on volunteers and community groups to plan, organize and participate in various programs. If you are interested in volunteering, please call 214.509.4555.

Allen Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC)
The City of Allen provides reusable household chemicals for Allen and Plano residents through its Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program.  KAB volunteers staff the ACRC six times monthly: every Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. and the first & third Saturdays of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. If you are interested in volunteering, call 214.509.4555.

Volunteer Programs
Keep Allen Beautiful sponsors Adopt A Highway, Adopt A Waterway, and Adopt A Spot programs. These programs allow individuals, organizations and businesses to help with ongoing clean-up and beautification of designated areas. Adoption does not require a minimum number of participants but areas must be cleaned a minimum of four times per year. Two of these activities should be held in conjunction with annual event dates for the Great American Clean Up and Allen Recycles Day.

Submit Your Cleanup Statistics
If your group is actively participating in an annual Adoption program, it's easy to keep and submit your cleanup statistics. Please use our online Cleanup Statistics Form.

Adopt a Highway Girl Scouts Group Picture





Adopt A Highway
Keep Allen Beautiful has sponsored an Adopt A Highway program in Allen for more than twelve years. This program allows individuals, organizations and businesses to maintain a one-mile section of roadside within the City.

The Texas Department of Transportation's Adopt A Highway program, launched in 1989, is one of the most successful government-public partnerships of our time. Many residents have shown their pride in Allen by striving for cleaner and "greener" roadways!

If you tend to follow your own road, why not put your name on it? Call 214.509.4555 for more information.

Adopt A Waterway
Litter doesn't only clutter our roadways; it's in our waterways, too! Litter is a common source of water pollution, threatening the health and beauty of our treasured creeks and streams. The Adopt A Waterway program allows volunteers to protect their waterways and improve water quality through quarterly cleanups. Committing to just a mile of waterway can significantly improve Allen's environmental health.

The City of Allen currently has ten adopted waterways; more are waiting for you! Call 214.509.4555 to get started.
Child Participates in Adopt a Waterway 
 Ereckson Elementary Environmental Club Adopt A Spot
Keep Allen Beautiful also offers an Adopt A Spot program, allowing organizations to play an active and ongoing role in cleaning, greening and maintaining a piece of Allen. Volunteers choose from selected public areas near parks, trails and greenbelts. Call 214.509.4555 to Adopt A Spot.





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