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Posted on: September 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City of Fishers hosts fall Keep Fishers Beautiful series

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Keep Fishers Beautiful (KFB) returns this fall with a weeklong celebration of volunteerism and sustainability from October 2 through 9. Kicking off with City Recycling Day on Saturday, October 2, the week features volunteer opportunities for residents of all ages and interests, along with sustainability resources and tips from community members and organizations.  

The lineup includes: 

City Recycling Day 

Saturday, October 2 / 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  

Fishers offers a free recycling day at Billericay Park for residents on October 2, where electronics, household items, and hazardous wastes are accepted. Paper recycling and off-site confidential document shredding is also available. Learn more and find a list of accepted items here.

Volunteer Opportunities 

October 2-9 

Help to keep Fishers beautiful with community volunteer opportunities throughout the week. Opportunities include clearing branches and removing trash and debris from Fishers’ parks, trails, and schools; pulling plants, weeding, and removing stakes at the Fishers AgriPark; and more. View opportunities and sign up at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB.   

Neighborhood Cleanups 

Throughout October

Fishers neighborhoods are encouraged to beautify their common spaces and facades for fall, and are invited to use complementary gloves and trash bags provided by the City of Fishers throughout the month of October. Local neighborhoods can also participate in the City’s Blitz Box program, which includes a cleanup kit and the use of a 20-yard dumpster. HOA representatives can complete an Blitz Box application and request supplies at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB.  

Adopt-a-Road 

Available all year long 

Organizations and individuals are invited to adopt a stretch of road by providing trash and litter pickup along Fishers’ streets. Learn more at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB.  

Fishers Stormwater Rain Barrel Program 

Available all year long 

Help to protect our freshwater resources and take advantage of the free rain barrel program through Fishers Stormwater. First, take Clear Choices Clean Water Indiana’s water quality pledge, then submit your pledge with your rain barrel application. Click here to learn more.  

Keep Fishers Beautiful Blog Series 

October 2-9 

Get fall planting tips from a local Master Gardener and ideas for celebrating a sustainable Halloween with guest blogs from Fishers residents at ThisIsFishers.com.

Sustainability Tips & Resources  

October 2-9 

Follow the City of Fishers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for sustainability tips and resources throughout the week. 

Learn More 

Register for events, find local resources, take the #VolunteerFishers pledge, and learn more about the week-long celebration at ThisIsFishers.com/KFB. Follow along on social media at #KeepFishersBeautiful. 

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