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Nadine Armstrong

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Review for Cookeville-Putnam County Clean Commission, Cookeville, TN, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The Clean Commission is fulfilling a vital role in our community that no one else addrsses, that providing leadership in a battle against litter and up to date education on recycling. The Clean Commission started as a grassroots coalition of concerned citizens that wanted to make a difference in our environmnt. Over the past 25 years, the message on litter has stayed the same. Recycling is a natural partner for this endeavor.
The Clean Commission has a twelve member working board that shares the mission of promoting a litter free environment and conserving and preserving our natural resources.
The Clean Commission has a presence in our public schools and at an array of special events, including the Upper Cumberland Home and Garden Show and the popular Fall FunFest. There is a special indoor and outdoor education program that promotes Litter Free Events

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Over a three year period, I experienced first hand the need for litter prevention and recycling education in Putnam County. The schools are open to the education opportunity and the students love to hear how to help Mother Earth. Volunteers hit the streets and pickup litter on a regular basis.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Find a means to increase their funding.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I was the executive coordinator of the Clean Commission for three years.