Keep Abilene Beautiful Awards

KAB Beautification Ambassador Awards

Keep Abilene Beautiful recognizes the efforts of those enhancing their neighborhood/community. We currently provide three different award categories focused on projects, groups and individuals that actively contribute to recycling, beautification and sustaining our Abilene landscape and natural resources.

Past Award Recipients….

Abilene Recycling Award

  • 2015 Bridgestone Bandag of Abilene
  • 2016 Bird Thomas and The Center
  • 2018 City of Abilene Recreation Department

Bridgestone Bandag was recognized for its recycling accomplishments. The Bridgestone Bandag Abilene Plant exceeded its recycling rate goal of 91%. The plant recycled a total of 1,982 tons of material.

Donna Albus Beautification Award

  • 2015 The Mill Wine Bar & Event Venue
  • 2016 John McLeod State Farm
  • 2018 SoDA District Courtyard

Sustainable City Award

  • 2015 The Cedar Creek Waterway Development
  • 2016 The Abilene Zoo and Conservation Committee
  • 2018 Abilene Downtown Association

Award Applications are due by December 31st of each year to be awarded the following year.

Download and complete the pdf application below and submit via fax or email OR submit the electronic on-line form directly below.

Keep Abilene Beautiful, Inc. recognizes programs and projects that actively contribute to recycling, beautification, and sustaining Abilene’s natural resources. These awards are given to local community groups, businesses, non-profit and civic organizations; as well as, government agencies with offices in Abilene.

KAB Sustainable City Award Recognizes sustainability efforts through water or energy conservation, litter prevention, or any community action that recovers resources or sustains our quality of living.

The Donna Albus Beautification Award Recognizes beautification efforts that improve the local community aesthetics.

KAB Recycling Award Recognizes achievement in preventing waste through recycling efforts.


If submitting an award nomination on-line, complete the application below and submit.

Please complete the information below to nominate or apply for one of these awards.