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Girls Carrying a Recycling Bin
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Photo:: "Matching Colors" by DeMonte

Photo:  "Wild Lily", by E. Rhodes-Mims

KOBA is a nonprofit whose mission is to restore and maintain the
natural beauty of Oconee County through

Since 1985, KOBA has been an integral part of pursuing a litter-free environment
in the county through various programs such as Adopt-A-Highway,
elementary school litter-prevention educational programs, Saturday litter pickups,
participation in the Great American CleanUp Day, and more. 
Trash Pick-Up

News  &  Events

2nd Saturday Litter PickUp

Join us for one of our upcoming "2nd Saturday PickUps." Grab a friend or co-worker, or come by yourself. Meet at the Food Lion parking lot at the corner of Hwy 123 and Old Clemson Highway at 9 AM. KOBA will provide bags, safety vests, and other supplies. PickUps last two hours. NO PICKUPS IN JUNE OR JULY.

Elementary School Workshops

Make ‘Reduce, Reuse & Recycle’ come alive in your classroom with educational workshops on environmental sustainability. The workshops are FREE to schools in Oconee County, SC, and meet multiple science & social studies standards.


Each 1-hour workshop focuses on a different recyclable material and includes a hands-on activity. Workshops and their focus include:

  • Kindergarten:  food waste

  • First Grade: cardboard

  • Second Grade:  paper

  • Third Grade:  plastics

  • Fourth Grade:  glass

  • Fifth Grade:  metal


Invite a "Quest for Less" workshop to come to YOUR classroom!

Contact us at, or register for a presentation at

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