Clean Memphis

  • Tennessee

Address

2112 Court Avenue
Memphis
Tennessee
38104
United States

About Us

WHAT WE DO:

• Mission: Educating youth, engaging leadership and empowering communities to sustain a cleaner Memphis. 

• Vision: Engaged Communities. Sustainable City. A Better Memphis. 


HOW WE DO IT

Programs: 

• Community Partnerships - Zones Strategy 

• Environmental Education in schools, communities, & businesses 

• Project Green Fork 


Services: 

• Sweeps Crews - Focus on Right of Ways 

• Assisting Businesses in Creating a More Sustainable Culture


OUR RESULTS 

Zone Collaboratives: Neighborhoods, schools, businesses and faith-based groups connected within a geographic area for collaboration and support. 


Education: 28 schools adopted by businesses. Over 12,000 students from 58 schools engaged in STEM based environmental education and sustainability activities. 84% mastery of content. Students connected to communities for volunteerism and environmental stewardship. 


Businesses: 28 new businesses connected to communities or schools for volunteer and other support. 


Supporting City Crews: 625 sweeps removing over 98,000 lbs of litter. 


Project Green Fork: Helping restaurants reduce their impact on the environment. 

• Recycled more than 700 tons of plastic, glass, and aluminum

• Recycled 1,500 tons of paper and cardboard

• Prevented more than half a million gallons of food waste from entering a landfill


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