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Columbus City Council is Ready to Help Kick Some Butt!

City of Columbus and Community Partners Clean Cigarette Litter During 8th Annual KickButtColumbus!

This Saturday, March 19, 2016, Columbus City Councilmembers Elizabeth Brown and Michael Stinziano will join more than 500 hundred volunteers at 9:30am, at the Westgate Park Shelter House, 455 S. Westgate Ave., to launch the 8th annual KickButtColumbus program! Music provided by BeatSquad.

The dynamic Highway Ramp Cleanup event focuses on cleaning cigarette and other litter from 39 interchange locations along I-70; I-71; I-670; SR-315; and SR-104. The program ends at 2pm.

During the 2015 KickButtColumbus cleanup, 480 volunteers collected 165,643 cigarette butts, 1,020 bags equaling 30,600 pounds of litter and 224 bags amounting to 6,720 pounds of recyclables from 158 freeway entrance and exit ramps.  

The annual event is organized by Keep Columbus Beautiful, a community improvement program within the Department of Public Service, and a committee of community partners:

  • City of Columbus/Keep Columbus Beautiful
  • Ohio Department of Transportation
  • Blendon Gardens Group
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority
  • Columbus Young Professionals Club
  • Experience Columbus
  • NAI Ohio Equities
  • Peabody Landscape Group
  • Sidecar Global Catering