Keep Peoria Beautiful

Keep Peoria Beautiful is a volunteer, not-for-profit organization established to improve the environment of the Peoria area through beautification, litter prevention, waste reduction, recycling, and education. Keep Peoria Beautiful is the local affiliate of the national Keep America Beautiful organization.


Events and Activities



Great American Cleanup


Annual Awards



We collected 100,000 pounds of litter and landscape waste, 2,400 old tires (that were then recycled), and hundreds of old TVs and computers. Thank you to everyone who participated! 

  • Orchid and Onion Awards
  • Beautification Awards
  • Building Beautification Awards
  • Orchid Maintenance Awards


Iris Awards




Orchid & Onion Awards

Iris Awards recognize neighborhood associations and homeowners for outstanding landscaping and beautification of their homes and gardens



School presentations on litter awareness/prevention and recycling to primary school children in Peoria

  • Orchid Awards recognize local businesses for outstanding beautification
  • Onion Awards for visually unappealing properties in the community