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Remake Learning Days

APRIL 12-20 | Brought to you by KETJoin KET for this open house of FREE*, hands-on learning events across Eastern Kentucky. This festival of 70+ events showcases a variety of organizations—such as schools, nonpro?ts, and museums — who are dedicated to providing interactive learning experiences for youth of all ages. From building robots to creating […]

Free waste tire disposal in Lake Cumberland ADD

The Kentucky Division of Waste Management’s free Waste Tire Collection Program (formerly known as Tire Amnesty) is an ongoing, state-run program to rid Kentucky’s landscape of waste tires. Individuals can drop off their unwanted tires at a location within their county free of charge during the collection period. The tires are recycled through “beneficial end […]

Free Solid Waste Management Workshops

Southern and eastern Kentuckians are invited to a free workshop to learn more about solid waste management, as well as how to recruit volunteers for a Spring Cleanup event in their community. In March, PRIDE will host four free Environmental Leadership and Solid Waste Management workshops to assist communities with their solid waste management issues. Topics […]

April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month

#PRIDESpring Cleanup #TrashtagChallengePRIDE April is PRIDE Spring Cleanup Month across southern and eastern Kentucky. Since the first Spring Cleanup in 1998, 440,408 people have volunteered with PRIDE to pick up litter and make our region look its best. The theme for the 2019 PRIDE Spring Cleanup is “Together We Can!” Together, we can: […]

Shopping at Amazon can send donations to PRIDE

Shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/61-1321358 and AmazonSmile donates to PRIDE!

Goals for green living in 2019

#1: Go paperless Opt for paperless delivery of magazines, bills, etc. Opt out of junk mail using these links: DMAChoice.org – For a $2 fee, you can unsubscribe from entire categories of mail. Catalogchoice.org – For free, unsubscribe from one catalog at a time. #2: Buy local food Buying fresh, locally grown […]

Our gift to you: Tips for a “green” Christmas

The Board of Directors and staff of Eastern Kentucky PRIDE would like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy holiday season. Below are  links to tips for keeping your holidays environmentally friendly: “5 ways to make Christmas 2018 more sustainable and environmentally friendly” (courtesy of Newsweek.com) “

Free trainings for water & wastewater operators, local officials

PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present a free training workshop for elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development. The workshop targets the 42 counties served by PRIDE. The objective is to help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the […]

2018 Environmental Education Grant Forms

Congratulations to our 2018 PRIDE Environmental Education Grant recipients! Below are links to all the materials you will need. The 2018 grant program was made possible by a grant from Appalachian Regional Commission. Grant Forms (PDFs) 2018 Compliance Manual 2018 Environmental Education Grant Progress Report (Due May 31, 2018) 2018 Environmental Education Grant Final […]

Regional Branding Initiative: Natural beauty and outdoor recreation are tops in Southern and Eastern Kentucky

Natural beauty and outdoor recreation are the top tourism assets of Southern and Eastern Kentucky, based on research recently completed through a regional branding initiative by PRIDE in partnership with the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky through a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission. “This research confirms that our natural resources are critical to the economy […]

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