Launching Comprehensive School-Based Recycling Program with Support from The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation
FLINT, Mich., February 28, 2017 /3BL Media/– The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé Waters North America, the PepsiCo Foundation and the Walmart Foundation today announced that they have partnered to fund an integrated recycling education and awareness initiative for the 10,000 school students affected by the Flint water crisis, led by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and its local Flint, Michigan, affiliate Keep Genesee County Beautiful (KGCB).
Rick Hendry of Brunswick, Georgia, claims, “Everyone has interest and a passion. No matter what your physical abilities are no matter how little time you have ... you can do something in line with your passion.” For Rick and his wife Sharon, their passions are recycling and community service.
Hundreds of Colleges and Universities Join Annual Campus Recycling Competition; Program Builds Impact with Streamlined Categories and New ‘Race to Zero Waste’ Category
STAMFORD, Conn., February 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition managed by Keep America Beautiful, is back for the 17th time as college and university campuses across the country rally school spirit while competing to see who will claim the championship title in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. The 2017 RecycleMania competition launched on Sunday, Feb. 5, and will run for eight weeks, concluding on Saturday, April 1.
The Polar Bears were splashing around Virginia's cold James River on Saturday, Jan. 28, as Keep Virginia Beautiful produced another successful "Shiver in the River" frigid fundraiser and cleanup event.
Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Park Bin Grant Program
STAMFORD, Conn., January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grant program opened its 2017 application process today, offering new opportunities to make recycling convenient for communities across the country.
Leading Community Improvement Nonprofit Brings Together Community, Civic & Business Leaders to Discuss Best Practices, Strategies to End Littering, Improve Recycling & Beautify America’s Communities
STAMFORD, Conn., January 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Judith Glaser, founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, will serve as the keynote speaker at Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference, which takes place Jan. 24-26 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.
Two High School Students Receive National Award in Video Contest Focusing on Litter Prevention
STAMFORD, Conn., January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Grand Prize Winners were announced today for Keep America Beautiful’s “How Will You … End Littering?” Video Contest, which was open to students from grades 9-12.
Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
LOS ANGELES, California & WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the United States Composting Council (USCC) today announced that they, along with five other participating nonprofits and government agencies, recommend designating green as the voluntary container color standard for organics collection containers. This initiative was simultaneously announced at the USCC’s 25th Annual Conference in Los Angeles and at the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Wash
Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, has launched the Hockey All-Star Game Sweepstakes as part of its "#DoBeautifulThings — Sports" initiative.