Keep High Point Beautiful

Keep High Point Beautiful strives to bring the goals of the national Keep America Beautiful organization home to our community. We believe that a difference can be made to better our community by calling on and organizing citizens to action who will protect the environment.

Our Focus is on:

Beautification - Greening - Litter Prevention - Public Outreach - Education

Click here to learn more about us.

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Keep High Point Beautiful is proud to operate under the diversity and inclusion mission, goal and vision of Keep America Beautiful.

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For Keep America Beautiful, diversity and inclusion means recognizing and appreciating the uniqueness of everyone; treating individuals with equity and integrity. 


Keep America Beautiful aims to create a welcoming work environment where individuals can thrive, contribute, and be respected in their perspectives, without bias. 


Protecting and celebrating organizational diversity and accepting the uniqueness of our communities as strengths. Keep America Beautiful commits to creating a team that is greater than the sum of its multiple parts and provides fertile and fruitful ground for educational, creative, and social progress.

What’s Happening Now?

Beauty of Nature Youth Photography Contest


All high school students in grades 9-12 who live in High Point, NC are eligible to enter.  Contest submission opens on Friday, September 1st and closes on Saturday, September 30th.  Winners will be contacted on Saturday, October 7th at 5:00 PM.

Contest Rules:

  • Your photo must be taken in High Point, NC and showcase the beauty of High Point.
  • Your photo must  be taken by you.
  • Your photo may be submitted as a high resolution digital image electronically via our Google form.
  • Submissions may be in landscape or portrait orientation. 
  • Your digital image must be at least 1 MB in size but no larger than 1 GB. 
  • Only one photo per student. 
  • Additional rules can be found by visiting our Google Submission Form
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Youth Photo Awards

Keep High Point Beautiful is accepting applications for the Youth Advisory Council!

The Keep High Point Beautiful Youth Advisory Council application process is now open for all High Point high school students until Friday, October 20th.  If you are interested in caring for the environment and learning important leadership skills, we invite you to apply for the 2023-2024 Youth Advisory Council.

For more information or to receive an application, please email Rebecca Coplin at or call 336-883-3520.

The High Point Big Sweep 2023 scheduled for Saturday, October 7th, 9 AM - 1 PM

Please plan to join us for the fall city wide litter cleanup on Saturday, October 7th! The event focuses on litter removal from our streets, streams, lakes and shorelines, parks and the Greenway. This event also provides a great way to meet new people and help beautify our community! Food and supplies are provided. Please click here to register!

We will meet at the Pinnacle Financial building located at 1585 N. University Parkway to start the morning off with some delicious doughnuts from Krispy Kreme and to give everyone their cleanup supplies. Registration will open at 8:30 AM. Once your group has completed cleaning your area, please plan to come back for a pizza lunch from Little Caesars and we'll have water, soda and Gatorades as well. 

All volunteers are entered into a drawing to possibly win one of five $100.00 Visa gift cards courtesy of Blue Ridge Companies or one of four $50.00 restaurant gift cards courtesy of Leggett & Platt Inc. This event is also a food drive, and all donations of nonperishable food will go to a local pantry here in High Point. Each item donated earns the donor an additional ticket into the prize drawing.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Coplin at or 336-883-3520.

Celebrating 35 Years!

Keep High Point Beautiful is excited to celebrate our 35th year serving our community! On Jan. 17, we spoke to the High Point City Council about our commitment to our community and being recognized for 35 years of service. We are excited to spend the year honoring leadership from our past and are eager to see what the future holds as we continue our mission. Please join us as we spend the year celebrating and participating in an event or program, as we look forward to the next 35 years!

Proud Affiliate of:

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