Clean and Beautiful Overview
The purpose of the New Mexico “Litter Control and Beautification Act,” NMSA 1978, § 67-16-1 et seq., is to accomplish litter control by vesting in the Department the authority to eliminate litter from the state to the maximum practical extent. The department shall aid in establishing a statewide Keep America Beautiful program through the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful grant program to prevent litter, improve recycling, and beautify New Mexico communities.
The Clean and Beautiful grant program funds projects and initiatives that contribute to the following established goals, as identified through Keep America Beautiful and the Litter Control and Beautification Act:
- End Littering
- Reduce Waste
- Beautify Communities
- Empower Youth
- Increase Program Capacity
For further information, please contact Clean and Beautiful Program Coordinator - Lucy Stanus.