Our Impact

Together, we will achieve a cleaner, greener Louisiana.

Each year, Keep Louisiana collects and publishes data from our programs, Affiliate organizations, and grant recipients. This data reporting reflects the efforts of thousands of people committed to cleaning up Louisiana. Download the 2021-2022 Impact Card, highlighting our network’s accomplishments, and view the more comprehensive report below.

  • COMPREHENSIVE IMPACT REPORT 2021-22

    Volunteers and Participants: 314,793

    Volunteer Hours: 106,770 

    Value of Volunteer Workforce: $2.8 million 

    Students Receiving Environmental Education: 30,791 

    Schools and Universities Involved: 340 

    Teachers Receiving Environmental Education Training: 301 

    Waterway and Roadway Litter Cleanups: 1,050 

    Litter Removed from Waterways and Roadways: 487 tons 

    Recycling Events: 31 

    Recyclables Collected: 955,751 lbs 

    Cigarette Butts Removed: 43,535 

    Hazardous Waste Diverted from Landfill: 643 tons 

    Trees Planted: 1,126 

    Gardens Maintained or Planted: 2,837 

    Partnerships with Businesses, Organizations, Churches, Schools, and Groups: 1,502 

  • » Waste Reduction and Recycling

    School Recycling/Environmental Education 

    Programs: 39   

    Students Reached: 30, 791  

    Schools Recycling/Environmental Education: 84  

    Students Recycling: 21, 521  

    America Recycles Day (ARD) 

    ARD Events: 20  

    Participants: 576  

    Recyclables Collected: 955,751 lbs

    Household Hazardous Waste Days (HHW) 

    Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Day Events: 22 

    Electronics Collected: 169,959 lbs

    Batteries Collected: 18,444 lbs

    Tires Collected: 4,292 lbs

    Light bulbs Collected: 8,775 lbs

    Pesticides Collected: 34,114 gal

    Oil Collected: 7,112 gal

    Paint Collected: 82,420 gal 

  • » Cleanups

    Land-based Cleanups: 990 

    Land-based Litter Removed: 894,068 lbs

    Waterway Cleanups: 60 

    Waterway Litter Removed: 79,020 lbs

  • » Engagement

    Schools and Universities: 340         

    Businesses/Churches/Civic Groups/Governments/Organizations : 1,162 

  • » Enforcement

    Trainings: 6 

    Participants: 118 

    Revised Ordinances: 2 

  • » Plantings

    Gardening workshops: 12 

    Participants: 32 

  • » Capacity Building

    Trash Receptacles Installed: 39 

    KLB Grants Awarded: 46 

    KLB Grant Dollars Awarded: $196,804.80 

    KLB Awards Presented: 35 

    Individuals Trained: 658 

    Total Hours of Training Provided: 59 

    Litter Bags Distributed: 16,800 

    Litter Grabbers Distributed: 1,296 

    Safety Vests Distributed: 1,300 

    Masks Distributed: 1,200 

    Gloves Distributed: 4,276