DID YOU KNOW
Each American produces 4 to 5 pounds of Garbage each day. Ordinance 97-817 Section 20-284 States where you can place your household garbage or your yard waste. In front of your house NOT your neighbors.
Founded in 1977, Operation Green Team was originally known as the Huntsville Madison County Clean Community Office. It is a city-funded organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. Operation Green Team endeavors to make Huntsville a role model for the state, region and Nation in terms of landscape beauty, cleanliness and environmental consciousness.
Operation Green Team is affiliated with Keep America Beautiful, Inc., a national non-profit organization dedicated to improving waste handling practices in American communities. Through this affiliation, Operation Green Team is able to offer curricula that teach our youth how to manage the waste we produce, intelligently and responsibly.
Operation Green Team's Coordinator and mascots are available for appearances at schools, youth and organizational events, or corporate events. Contact our office if you or your group would like to become part of the team.
Huntsville belongs to all of us, and it's up to all of us to Keep Huntsville beautiful.
Cities Leading Dixie Green
Huntsville ranked a top "Green City" Popular Science magazine recognizes nation's best cities for environmental living.
State Arbor Day Ceremony
Huntsville Students Win 15th Consecutive Year
ART IN THE PRESERVE
Let's have some fun during Fall Break! These pieces of art might be perfect gifts for grandparents, if you can part with them. Just in case…clothes that could get dirty, or painted, might be a good idea. All Art in the Preserve activities are offered 9am-2pm.
Monday, October 5 - Acorn Picture Frames Tuesday, October 6 - Paper Weights or Rock Garden Markers Wednesday, October 7 - Flower /Leaf Sun Catcher Thursday, October 8 - Pinecone Ornaments /Stick Yarn Weaving with Nature Items Friday, October 9 - Bring your own terra cotta pot.
We'll use paints, markers and/or crayons to personalize your own piece of art to hold plants, pens or for just for admiring.