Keep Hutto Beautiful received $2,500, which will be utilized to help promote recycling education outreach within the city, per the release. The nonprofit organization will specifically target youth recycling education in schools, as well as enhance local business participation by creating drop off points, according to the release. The funds will also go toward creating a digital marketing campaign to educate Hutto residents on the importance of plastic reduction and proper recycling methods, the release stated.
“We are thankful for sponsors like H-E-B who support our efforts to clean and beautify communities around Texas,” says Suzanne Kho, executive director of KTB, in the release. “We cannot wait to see the projects our affiliates are able to complete with help from our Green Bag Grants.”
Alongside Hutto, other affiliate organizations that received a 2019 Green Bag Grant include Abilene, Aransas County, Austin, Cedar Hill, Friendswood, Levelland, Lewisville, Midland, Plano, Santa Fe and Wilson County, per the release.