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Keep Mandeville Beautiful is focused on anti-littering, increasing recycling, beautification and heightening environmental awareness through educational programs and activities.  

Progressive Waste Solutions - 985-781-3171
Within city limits, CURBSIDE is available....  Pick up is Wednesday.
Outside city limits, 2 RECYCLE BINS are provided at these locations:
1.  2000 General Pershing - near Girod, Fire Station & Mandeville Trailhead
2.  4350 Hwy. 22 - off Dawill, near Rouses
Both sites are emptied 3 times/week....Monday, Wednesday, Friday.  Please DO NOT PUT ITEMS ON THE GROUND!  Use both sides of bin.  If one is full, bring items to the other bin or return later in the day.  

Puppets with Purpose 

Puppets with Purpose, is a series of two environmental puppet shows with original scripts, props and songs.  Preschool and elementary school students follow colorful characters such as Sir Razzle Dazzle, Lily and Greenie on adventures learning why litter is not only ugly but harmful to wildlife and can pollute the water.  They also learn that when we recycle we save energy and beautiful trees.  This past year, over 2,920 children and adults saw the puppet shows which travels to local schools.  To book a puppet show email




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KMB April 16, 2016 City Wide Clean Up

 150 volunteers came out to help clean upour streets and parks, as well as, plant,

weed and mulch 2 community gardens.

Volunteers came from Mandeville High, Fountainbleau High, Lakeshore High,

Boy Scouts, Kwanis Clubs,

Knights of Columbus, Church groups, corporate groups, families and individuals.

Our volunteers collected 110 bags of trash from our city! The most collected

items were food paper cigarette butts.  About 2,715 cigarette butts were collected!

Butts are the most commonsource of litter in Mandeville. We need to

remember that this is litter too and Keep Your Butts In Your Pants.

 Call 985-624-3165 for a free pocket ashtray.  

Volunteers were rewarded with apples, bananas and snack bars donated by WHOLE FOODS! Yummy donuts were donated by MANDEVILLE BAKE SHOP. ...THANK YOU BOTH!

We would like to thank all of our volunteers! We look forward to our next city

wide clean up September 17th 2016!  It is called Beach Sweep because we partner

with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation.

92 bags of trash collected at the Great American Cleanup on April 16th.


In an effort to educate school-aged students on the importance of not littering,

Keep Mandeville Beautiful conducts two art contests each year: one for

students in kindergarten to 3rd grade and a second contest for 4th - 6th grade

students.  The winners were presented with trophies, certificates or gift cards

by Mandeville Mayor Donald Villere at the March 24th Mandeville City Council

meeting.  The winner of the Litter Monster banner contest was Anthony Bosco

and his artwork will be displayed on banners located on East, West and North

Causeway Approaches. Over 300 entries were received from the

following schools: Woodlake Elementary,  Mandeville Elementary,  

Marigny Elementary,  Mary Queen of Peace,  Cedarwood,  

Pontchartrain Elementary,  Lake Harbor Middle,  Mandeville Middle

and Tchfuncte Middle.

Litter Monster Banner Contest for grades 4th - 6th
Anthony Bosco - 1st place, Ally Matamoros - 2nd place, Ava Aguilar - 3rd place

and Cadence Renfro - honorable mention.  Other top citywide winners

include: Gage Graham, Rebecca Scafidel, Emma Rainey, Lydia Glauser,

Jeanne Marie Desmond, Bailey Hunt, Anna Langford, Remy Marsh,

Maggie Stokes, Brianna Johnson, Grace Hawkins.

Anti-Litter Poster Contest for grades K - 3rd
K winners: 1st place - Samuel Valenti,  2nd place - Madelyn Bennett,  3rd place - Arrolyn Plonka.

First Grade: 1st place - Kate Talbot, 2nd place -Jack Trainor,  3rd place - Caleb Hudson.

Second Grade: 1st place - Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, 2nd place -Claire Canaenne, 3rd place - Mia Trahan.

Third Grade: 1st place - Hannah Bradley,  2nd place - Mischa Crider,  3rd place - Abrianna Swindell.

92 bags of trash collected at the Great American Cleanup on April 16th.

On Saturday, April 16th Keep Mandeville Beautiful and the City of Mandeville hosted the Great American Cleanup (GAC).  Over 150 local volunteers registered for the event which was held throughout Mandeville.  School groups, civic groups, businesses and families picked up 92 bags of trash from 23 roadways in Mandeville.  In addition, volunteer groups weeded and mulched gardens on Hwy. 22 and at the butterfly garden at City Hall.  Volunteers returned their supplies to the lakefront and were rewardedd with fresh apples & bananas and snack bars donated by WHOLE FOODS and yummy donuts donated by MANDEVILLE BAKE SHOP.  


MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE NEXT CITYWIDE CLEANUP  SEPTEMBER 17, 2016.  We partner with the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, so it is called Beach Sweep.  More info coming soon.



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