Mayor's Civic Pride Award Contest

Any residence, business or institutional facility in Jackson, Tennessee that has been built a year is eligible to enter. Only exterior and grounds will be considered for the award. Each entry must include the application form (See the Keep Jackson Beautiful Commission webpage.) Slides, narratives, etc are optional. Mail/deliver entry applications to Keep Jackson Beautiful, 111 East Main Street, Suite 201, Jackson, TN 38301. Fax: (731) 927-8781. The Keep Jackson Beautiful Commission reserves the right to reclassify entries to achieve more and consistent judging. Registration deadline is May 17, 2017 at 5:00 PM. For more information please call (731) 425-8227. See 2017 Civic Pride Entry Form


Nominee's stewardship must benefit Jackson/Madison County but not limited to, Jackson/Madison County. Consideration for an award will be based on contribution within the last 12 months. The nomination should specify the activity, identifiable environmental benefits (such as scope, size, duration) and the impact it has had on the community to preserve the environment and inspire others.

Any person, group of persons or organization may apply/submit nominations for this award. Nomination information must be complete for both nominee and nominator. Completed forms may be emailed to or mailed to Keep Jackson Beautiful at 111 East Main Street, Suite 201, Jackson, Tennessee 38301, or FAX to (731) 927-8781. Nomination forms can also be dropped off at City Hall, Jackson Planning Department, second floor, Suite 201. Forms must be received no later than May 17, 2017. See 2017 Environmental Stewardship Award Nomination Form

Household Hazardous Waste
Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) is as any unwanted or spent household product that can catch fire easily (flammable), eat away at or irritate living tissue (corrosive), react violently with water or other chemicals (reactive), or be poisonous to humans and animals (toxic). Usable household products may exhibit hazardous properties, but until they become a waste they are not appropriate for the mobile household hazardous waste program.  Collection held in Madison County on Union St. behind the Farmers Market downtown Jackson, every April and October. 

Acceptable Items
Automotive and Marine Products
oil and fuel additives
grease and rust solvents, naval jelly
carburetor and fuel injector cleaners
starter fluids
body putty
antifreeze / coolant
Home Maintenance / Improvement Products
used strippers and thinners
driveway sealant
roofing tar
wallpaper remover
Home Lawn and Garden Products
wood preservatives
pool chemicals
photo processing chemicals
medicines / drugs
aerosols / compressed gas
mercury thermostats and thermometers
fluorescent tubes
compact fluorescent bulbs
needles and sharps (in a puncture-proof container)
Unacceptable Items
Medical / Biological
infectious wastes
dead animals
any waste from a doctor's office, clinic, or veternarian's office
Explosives / Ammunition
military ordnance
gun powder
smoke detectors
radium paint
Business / Institutional Waste
no businesses, large or small
no colleges or universities
no schools
no hospitals
no home improvement or painting contractors
no agribusiness
empty containers of any kind
automotive gas tanks
alkaline batteries - may be thrown away in the trash
electronics – contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance
paint – contact your local Solid Waste Department for guidance
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254 participants 
Weight in pounds
990   Flammable Liquids
1150 Poisonous Material
142   Acid
176   Caustics
201   Fluorescent 
449    Non Flam Liquid
108    Oil Paint
540    Aerosols
69      Sharps
3825 Total

Keep Jackson Beautiful Great American Clean Up Day

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