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We will be giving away an installed solar system (2.5kW) valued at $7,898. This is a turn-key system which includes the cost of permits, paperwork labor, materials etc
Balcones Resources converts waste into valuable resources
City of Bastrop, Texas is a unique blending of old and new. Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, the historic district offers a delightful selection of shops and restaurants as well as B&B's. Nearby neighborhoods contain over 100 historic homes. Be sure to visit our historic Downtown.
Whether you're thinking about moving your family or your company, Bastrop extends a Texas-sized welcome and full community services to make your relocation a success. Our schools, our mild climate, our excellent transportation, our growing economy, and our proximity to a major metropolitan area all combine to make Bastrop a great place to visit, a great place to work, and a great place to live.
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Keeping the heart of Texas green
Keep Texas Beautiful
Keep Bastrop County Beautiful is a nonprofit, 501(c)3, organization dedicated to inspire individuals and businesses to improve their community and the natural environment.  All donations are tax deductible.  KBCB is a GOLD affiliate of Keep Texas Beautiful.

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Recycle More Art Contest 2014

Student artists in Kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to design a holiday tree decoration using recycled materials. Decorations will be displayed in local businesses during the FestiviTREES celebrations in Bastrop, Elgin and Smithville. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges from your nearest city.

  • Kindergarten
  • First and Second grades
  • Third and Fourth grades
  • Fifth and Sixth grades
  • Seventh and Eighth grades
  • Ninth through Twelfth grades

In addition – 1st Place at each Bastrop County High School will be a Kindle Fire HD


  1. Create a holiday tree ornament out of recycled paper/cardboard, plastic, or metal
  2. Complete this entry form
  3. Cut out the “ornament tag” and attach securely to your ornament
  4. Take your entry form and your tagged ornament to your local library by November 14,2014

Smithville Library
507 Main St
Mon-Sat 10-5
512-237-3282 ext 2401

Bastrop Library
1100 Church St
MWF 10-6; Tu & Thurs 1-9; Sat 10-4

Elgin Library
404 N Main
Hours 10-4 Tues-Sat

Team Up to Clean Up Bastrop

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Don’t miss the first annual, city-wide Team Up To Clean Up competition on November 15 as we all pitch in to Keep Bastrop County Beautiful. Join this fun race to clean up within the city limits of Bastrop, and Your Team can ‘clean up’ — Cash prizes will be awarded for the largest amount of trash collected!

$2,000 – First Prize
$1,500 — Second Prize
$1,000 — Third Prize

Register your team

You can register your team, with  a minimum of 5 on your team, by clicking either of the following methods:

 ONLINE. (fastest – easiest way to submit by the deadline of 31 Oct, 5pm)

 PAPER.  (not preferred, but will accept if having trouble registering online)

Become a Sponsor

We are also offering opportunities for sponsors to support this great community event (prizes, food, bottled water, etc.).  You can become a sponsor by clicking either of the following methods:

 ONLINE. (fastest – easiest way to submit by PRINT deadline of 15 Oct)

 PAPER.  (not preferred, but will accept if having trouble registering online)

Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off will be available the same day from 7:30 – 11:30 a.m. for Bastrop residents at 1209 Linden Street in Bastrop. Drop off used motor oil, paint, tires, batteries, computers and other hazardous waste items.

Take an oath to help the Earth, starting in our own Community.
Sponsored by the City of Bastrop and Keep Bastrop County Beautiful, keeping the Heart of Texas Green.

Elgin Receives Beautification Grant from Keep Texas Beautiful

(Elgin,Texas) – Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Elgin and Keep Bastrop County Beautiful (KBCB) as a recipient of the Native Garden Grants Program. Through funding from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Lowe’s, Keep Texas Beautiful will provide thirteen drought-affected Keep Texas Beautiful affiliate communities with the support and materials needed to create and maintain a native plant demonstration garden. Continue reading

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