Keep Sykesville Beautiful

The Keep Sykesville Beautiful (KSB) group is a partnership between the Clean, Green, and Safe Committee of the Downtown Sykesville Connection (a nonprofit organization administering the Main Street program in Sykesville), the Town of Sykesville Staff/Public Works Department, and Sykesville Parks & Recreation.
Together, the three partners will use the Keep America Beautiful’s framework for community education and hands-on stewardship that reduces litter and encourages recycling, promotes grassroots volunteerism, and makes sustainable improvement possible for communities of all sizes. KSB aims to improve behavior and create innovative, locally-focused programs that address the specific needs of this area and its population with the goal to reach deep into tour communities to effect meaningful, positive changes.

#DoBeautifulThings

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Trash Troopers: a group of citizens dedicated to keeping our communities clean by organizing regular trash cleanup events in Carroll and Howard County, Maryland.

#DoBeautifulThings

Left to right: Cigarette receptacles funded by 2021-2022 CLPP; Sign, garden and barn quilt – part of 2021-2022 Healing the planet project.

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Calendar of events & summary of activites:

  • 2021-2022 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program: $5,000 award to purchase cigarette receptacles (standing and poles’), portable ashtrays, and flyers.
  • 2021 Clean-Up/Green-up: $5,000 used to purchased trash receptacles for parks and the farmers market.
  • 2021- 2022 Healing the planet: $5,000 for a beautification program at the Litlle Sykes Railroad Park.
  • Spring Park Clean-Up: April 23, 2022 (info available to the Sykesville Parks & Recreation’s Facebook page).
  • Other local activities: TBD
  • Check partner’s and joined event lists on Facebook on wither of the pages of our 3 members: Town of Sykesville, DSC Green Committee, and Sykesville Parks & Recreation

Useful info and recycling drop-off sites:

Resources:

  • Town enforcement ordinances and contact: 410-795-8959

98-4 Unlawful Activities.

98-5 Presumption of responsibility for violation.

98-7 Violations and penalties.

129-16 Littering Prohibited – Penalty

129-17 Dumping on land or into container of another or on public highway.

May 27, 2020
RECORDING

Katie Joblon, Keep America Beautiful Youth & Education Programs Manager, and Sara Walters, Youth & Education Programs Manager, Keep Texas Beautiful, presented a one-hour introduction to “Waste in Place” (WIP), the curricula designed to mimic real-world experiences and presented to teach the essentials of proactive community citizenship through activities. Designed to meet national educational standards and easily adaptable to each community WIP serves as a hands-on, environmental activity guide and intended to empower generations of community and environmental stewards. View the recording to see how interactive lessons are adaptable to provide activities designed to develop awareness and knowledge about litter prevention, waste reduction, beautification, and community improvement.

 

Upcoming Events

Oct
9
Sun
2022
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2022 season! The 2022 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
Oct
16
Sun
2022
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2022 season! The 2022 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
Oct
23
Sun
2022
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – Dec 25 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2022 season! The 2022 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
Oct
30
Sun
2022
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Oct 30 2022 @ 9:00 am – Jan 1 2023 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2022 season! The 2022 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors.   Contact us: downtownsykesvilleconnection@gmail.com or SykesvilleFarmersMarket@gmail.com, … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
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