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Jan 25, 2017, 05:00 ET Keep America Beautiful Recognizes More Than 80 Individuals and Community Organizations with National Awards at 2017 National Conference

More than 80 individuals and organizations from communities across America received national recognition at Keep America Beautiful's National...


Jan 23, 2017, 11:59 ET Keep America Beautiful Hosts 2017 National Conference in Washington, D.C.

Judith Glaser, founder and CEO of Benchmark Communications, will serve as the keynote speaker at Keep America Beautiful's National Conference,...


Dec 22, 2016, 14:30 ET Keep America Beautiful Launches Online Auctions for Chance to Win Tickets to Winter's Biggest Sports Events

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to...


Nov 29, 2016, 05:30 ET Keep America Beautiful Launches Year-End Fundraising Appeal: "100,000 Miles of Beautiful Things"

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to...


Nov 15, 2016, 09:15 ET 2016 Coca-Cola Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program Awards 4,518 Recycling Bins to 37 Communities and 25 Colleges

As communities across the country recognize the importance of recycling in honor of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Keep America Beautiful and The...


Nov 15, 2016, 05:30 ET Americans Believe Recycling Progress Being Made Over Time: Concerned about Amount of Waste in Landfills and Oceans

While the majority of consumers believe many of the issues related to recycling have improved since the 1970s, such as "ease of recycling" and the...


Oct 19, 2016, 12:34 ET America Recycles Day Encourages Individuals, Businesses to #BeRecycled Every Day

In support of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful today launched the #BeRecycled Sweepstakes, inspiring participants to...


Oct 19, 2016, 11:10 ET Keep America Beautiful Honors Honeywell with 2016 Vision for America Award for Corporate Commitment to Sustainability

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country that is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, honored...


Oct 11, 2016, 09:15 ET Lowe's Surpasses $5 Million in Total Contributions to Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to...


Sep 27, 2016, 10:27 ET Keep America Beautiful Asks Students, "How Will You…End Littering?"

Forty-five years since Keep America Beautiful told people that "People start pollution. People can stop it." in one of the most iconic public...


Aug 09, 2016, 09:45 ET Anheuser-Busch Provides Community Restoration Grants to Keep America Beautiful Affiliate Communities in Need

Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and...


Aug 02, 2016, 09:30 ET Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2016 Recycle-Bowl; Urges Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

As students, teachers, administrators and staff prepare to head back to school, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful plans to ignite a passion...


Mar 30, 2016, 09:15 ET National Keep America Beautiful Initiative Reports 52 Percent Reduction of Cigarette Litter in Participating Communities

Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today...


Mar 16, 2016, 09:15 ET Keep America Beautiful Launches 2016 Great American Cleanup; Encourages Family and Friends to '#cleanYOURblock'

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a green, clean and beautiful place to...


Mar 09, 2016, 11:00 ET Keep America Beautiful Crowns Recycle-Bowl Champions

Egg Harbor City Community School of Egg Harbor City, New Jersey, today was crowned national champion of Keep America Beautiful's Recycle-Bowl, the...


Nov 05, 2015, 10:44 ET Keep America Beautiful Honors Caterpillar Inc. with 2015 Vision for America Award for Corporate Commitment to Sustainability

Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that envisions a country that is a clean, green and beautiful place to live,...


Mar 18, 2015, 07:00 ET Hey America, You Clean Up Nice! Keep America Beautiful Launches 2015 Great American Cleanup, Nation's Largest Community Improvement Program

 Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, announced today the...


Mar 05, 2015, 10:40 ET Keep America Beautiful, Ad Council Join with Unilever to Encourage Recycling in the Bathroom through 2015 "I Want To Be Recycled" Campaign

Typical bathroom products like shampoo bottles, toilet paper rolls and toothpaste boxes are significantly less likely to be recycled than kitchen...


Feb 05, 2015, 16:35 ET Community Organizations and Individuals from Across Country Earn Recognition at 2015 Keep America Beautiful National Conference

More than 100 organizations and individuals from communities across America received national recognition at the annual Keep America Beautiful...


Dec 05, 2014, 09:30 ET Dell Inc. Receives Keep America Beautiful Vision for America Award for its Corporate Commitment to Driving Lasting Impact in U.S. Communities

 Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, honored Michael Dell and Dell Inc....


Nov 12, 2014, 08:38 ET Give Your Garbage Another Life on America Recycles Day

"I Want To Be Recycled" is the theme of Keep America Beautiful's 2014 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place annually on and around Nov. 15...


May 14, 2014, 12:00 ET City of Austin Partners with Keep America Beautiful and Ad Council to Launch 'I Want To Be Recycled' Campaign to Increase Residential Recycling

Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council announced today that the City of Austin is the first city to partner in the groundbreaking "I Want To Be...


Feb 03, 2014, 09:15 ET RecycleMania Kicks Off 2014 Collegiate Recycling Competition

461 Colleges and Universities to Participate in Largest US Student-Driven Recycling Campaign  Let the competition begin.  Through...


Jan 28, 2014, 11:00 ET Keep America Beautiful Announces America's School Recycling Champions

More than 1,500 schools mark third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables recovered  Keep America...


Nov 13, 2013, 09:15 ET Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful Announce Partnership with FreshDirect to Coincide with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

'I Want to Be Recycled' Campaign Appears on FreshDirect Delivery Boxes The Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful are partnering with popular...