RECURRING EVENTS

OPERATION
CLEAN SWEEP
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ARBOR DAY
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Community Litter
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Below you will find a few highlighted projects our fabulous sponsors and volunteers have made possible. More photos and projects can be viewed on our Facebook page.

South Bossier Cleanup

May 28, 2022

The SOBO cleanup was a great cleanup intended to beautify our city for guests and visitors arriving for the Volleyball Nations League 2022 tournament. This cleanup was led by Shane Cheatham and Bossier leaders. We’re thankful for a great turnout and community support!

Love the Boot Week

May 6, 2022

Impact Report for the State of Louisiana

Look at what KBB helped to achieve! Click here to see the full report.  Special thanks to Keep Louisiana Beautiful for their leadership.  

The Bossier Strip Cleanup

April 30, 2022

The Bossier Strip Cleanup, led by Grant Rodgers, was a cleanup along 68 miles. Congratulations to our friends at VFW Post 4588 Community Service Taskforce for collecting 700 pounds of trash! We are grateful for our wonderful volunteers.

Operation Clean Sweep

April 23, 2022

People truly care about their community! Operation Clean Sweep was proof that a large group of like-minded active participants in our community can make a difference and an impact. 755 registered volunteers and over 27,000 pounds of trash collected! What a positive, productive day! Thank you to everyone for your support, your time, and your muscle!

Business Beautification Contest

April 5, 2022 

The award winning business will be featured in the Bossier Press Tribune, receive a $50 Tubbs Hardware gift card and a yard sign to acknowledge them as our winner!

E-Waste Event

March 26, 2022

Our E-Waste event was a hit! A 15 foot U-Haul trailer was filled with 5,700 pounds of electronics! That’s 5,700 pounds of electronics that will be kept out of our landfills and will go on to be recycled to make other products. We are honored to partner with CACRC (Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council) as our recycler and are fortunate to have their support here in Louisiana. Special thanks to Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office for hosting our event, to Tommy Chandler, Bossier City Mayor, for your support and participation, the Bossier Parish Police Jury for weighing the electronics, Police Jury member Charles Gray for driving the U-Haul, and big thanks to our amazing, hard-working volunteers!

Popup Cleanup

March 18, 2022

Our first ever Popup Cleanup was a success! We were able to provide so many people with the equipment and information they needed to clean up their city.

Community Litter Appearance Index

February 26, 2022 

Volunteers gathered to perform the annual index and heard an update on litter solutions in Louisiana from Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and local leaders.

Business Beautification Award Contest

February 10, 2022

This new initiative was created to honor local businesses that care for the exterior of their businesses.  We are delighted to share the winner of this new program is Citizens National Bank, runner up is Hot Wheels Skating Rink.    

War Veterans Home Arbor Project

January 27, 2022

What a day! Team KBB worked long and hard to prune 60 live oak trees, most planted by KBB volunteers, at the Northwest Louisiana Veterans Home.  We are honored to help keep the grounds beautiful and serene for the residents who have fought for our freedom. Thanks to AHERN Rentals for donating use of their brush chipper!

Arbor Day Planting

January 15, 2022

What an amazing and productive day!

Our annual Arbor Day project brought out over 50 hardworking and brave volunteers.

MAN! It was cold and windy.

We planted 50 bald cypress trees from Hwy 80 to Shed Road on Swan Lake Spur in partnership with Bossier City and Mayor, Tommy Chandler. This brings our total tree planting to 85. In a few short years, these trees will grow to create a beautiful canopy down Shed Road for the families that live there and those of us who travel that route. We are so thankful and grateful for our sponsors and volunteers who made this project a huge success.

Volunteer Teams

  • Barksdale Federal Credit Union
  • Boy Scouts Troop 203 South Bossier
  • Cub Scouts Pack 150, Weblos
  • BPCC GANG Green
  • Republican Women of Bossier
  • National Honor Society Bossier High School

Sponsors

  • Scott & Jane Smith
  • Southwestern Electric Power Company - SWEPCO
  • Bossier Press-Tribune
  • Bart & Donna Bart DeMoss

National Recycle Week

November 22, 2021

Dr. Lacy and the team at Bossier Elementary work to support recycling at school! We love to see these kids learning and practicing the 3 R’s!

Bossier Parish Prisons Recycle

November 19, 2021

A groundbreaking recycling program sponsored by the Bossier Parish Police Jury, Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office and KBB has the potential to benefit not only the environment but also to the bottom line of agencies!  The first program in the state of Louisiana to incorporate recycling into corrections.  See the first 15 tons of cardboard baled at Bossier Max. Thank you to partner, Renew Waste Solutions.

Gateway Enhancements

November 8, 2021

Volunteers gather regularly to maintain the five Gateways in our parish.  Here at the Benton Road gateway, a good cleaning was in order along with trimming, weeding, planting, and decorating.  Both old and young volunteers are welcome at KBB projects!

Louisiana’s Boom or Bust National Scenic Byway

September 30, 2021

The 137-mile Boom or Bust Byway tells the universal American story.  Volunteers came together with the ShreveportBossier Convention and Tourist Bureau and Plain Dealing Proud. We worked to clean up and spruce up at Plain Dealing Lake Park on the byway route. It was a good day of service with fried fish donated by city council member Jeff Benson in beautiful Plain Dealing.

20th Anniversary of 9/11

September 11, 2021

The Remembrance Ceremony at Bossier City Municipal Complex is the place where city leaders and individuals from our community came together to remember the events of September 11, 2001 and honor our heroes.  A B52 fly over and a 3000-flag display on the grounds added meaning for those in attendance as we remembered those who lost their lives in the horrific events of that day.

Operation Clean Sweep

April 21, 2021

Over 650 volunteers worked to remove 6,000 pounds of debris from our ditches and roadways and enjoyed hamburgers and hotdogs afterwards.  We are very thankful for our volunteers; they are the best!

Community Litter Appearance Index

March 6, 2021

Our volunteers are great! Each year more than 700 Keep America Beautiful affiliates ask volunteers to perform a Community Appearance Index across our nation.

Plain Dealing Cleanup

February 7, 2021

City leaders and volunteers collected more than 6,000 pounds of debris on a cold winter morning and enjoyed fried fish for lunch provided by city council member, Jeff Benson. 

35 Trees for 35 Years

January 16, 2021

More than 75 volunteers planted 35 Live Oak trees along Swan Lake Spur in celebration of the KBB 35th Anniversary of serving our community. Thank you Open Door Bible Baptist Church and to our sponsors Advanced Air-Conditioning and Heating, Live Oak Environmental, the Bossier Press-Tribune and to volunteer teams from:

Volunteer Teams

  • Every Warrior Street Team
  • Barksdale Federal Credit Union
  • Jennifer Thorpe family
  • Boy Scouts Troop 203, Jerry Courtney
  • BPCC Gang Green

Sponsors

  • Nora A Brooks-State Farm Agent
  • Larry Poole - State Farm Agent
  • Caldwell Dunn State Farm Agent

National Recycle Week

November 19, 2020

Children, staff and facilty from Bossier Elementary School recycled more than 500 pounds of milk containers and studied the 3 R's Renew, Reuse and Recycle. Recycle Schools Rock! 

Keep Your Butts in Your Pants - Cigarette Butt Litter Campaign

November 7, 2020

KBB volunteers gave away 500 pocket ashtrays and collected over 9,000 cigarette butts from five of Bossier City’s most traveled intersections while providing 1.8 million media impressions during this cigarette butts awareness campaign.  Urging citizens to help fight the number one littered item in the world.  This project was sponsored by a grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful.

K-Side Cleanup

July 11, 2020

On Saturday, approximately 30 volunteers tackled the K-Side community to kick some trash. They were divided into groups and worked designated zones in the neighborhood removing over 1,500 pounds of trash and debris!

Thank you to the following groups for your giving hearts and for allowing us to be part of this wonderful day.

Volunteer Teams

  • Men of Courage
  • Women of Courage
  • Every Warrior Network
  • Bossier Elementary
  • Sunflower Baptist Church
  • Cumberland Farms

We are so much better together.

Cleanup Day on Cypress Black Bayou

January 23, 2020

Volunteers removed trash in and around the lake and enjoyed door prizes and burgers afterwards!