Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB) has posted the list of the 2011 KAB Award Winners and we brought home the gold in the Litter Abatement category for our work on the LAB 4th Street I-35 Bicycle Underpass!
Throughout the year we performed regular (~bi-monthly) cleanups (debris, trash, glass, dirt removal). The site was slowly transformed from an eye sore to clean and glass free transportation route as it was intended. We performed 20 cleanups occurring on a roughly bi-monthly basis utilizing approximately 50 volunteer hours and over 85% of the volunteer hours were from members of the Foundation’s racing team. We supplied our own tools and trash bags during each session in addition to hauling away all of the collected trash and recycling.
More details from KAB: http://www.keepaustinbeautiful.org/awards
More details on the specific clean-up project: http://www.ghisallo.org/projects/2011/0003/