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Aug 26, 2014, 09:15 ET
More than 20 Lowe's Heroes helped Keep Cincinnati Beautiful clean up and landscape a half-mile stretch of the Mill Creek Greenway Trail in Cincinnati, Ohio, as part of the Lowe's Community Partners grant program in partnership with Keep America Beautiful. (Photo courtesy, Keep Cincinnati Beautiful) (PRNewsFoto/Keep America Beautiful, Inc.)

Keep America Beautiful Receives $1 Million Donation from Lowe's

 Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the national nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced Lowe's (NYSE: LOW) has...

May 19, 2014, 13:16 ET
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Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Dell for its Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Stewardship and Employee Volunteerism

Keep America Beautiful announced today that Dell Inc. is the recipient of the national nonprofit's prestigious "Vision for America" Award. This...

May 14, 2014, 12:00 ET
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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...

Mar 17, 2014, 09:16 ET
Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup. (PRNewsFoto/Keep America Beautiful, Inc.)

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off the 16th Annual Great American Cleanup to Transform Public Spaces into Beautiful Places in Communities Coast to Coast

 Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, announced today...

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
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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...

Dec 12, 2013, 09:00 ET
Keep America Beautiful appoints Jennifer M. Jehn President and CEO.  (PRNewsFoto/Keep America Beautiful, Inc.)

Keep America Beautiful Appoints Jennifer M. Jehn as President and CEO

Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of...

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...

Nov 11, 2013, 12:23 ET
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Give Your Garbage Another Life On America Recycles Day (Nov. 15)!

Keep America Beautiful to launch "America Recycles Day Thunderclap" creating virtual flashmob that encourages people to recycle more every day...

Oct 17, 2013, 09:12 ET

Keep America Beautiful Announces Wrigley as the 2013 Recipient of the Vision for America Award

National nonprofit honors Wrigley with a prestigious environmental award Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's leading nonprofit that...

Sep 26, 2013, 09:29 ET
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Keep America Beautiful Introduces Suite of Resources for Businesses and Organizations to Encourage Recycling in the Workplace

New Recycling at Work Website Offers Pledge-Takers Recycling Bin Discounts, Online Tools  Keep America Beautiful's Recycling at Work...

May 22, 2013, 15:00 ET

17 Year Old Cali Linstrom Met With Abercrombie & Fitch Executives Yesterday To Discuss Their Relationship With Teens

 Yesterday, 17 year old Cali Linstrom of Illinois, NEDA and Darryl Roberts of the America the Beautiful Teen Empowerment Series went to the...

Apr 25, 2013, 09:18 ET
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National Coca-Cola Grant Program Awards Recycling Containers to 40 Colleges and 114 Communities

Keep America Beautiful Helps Decrease the Main Recycling Barrier: Convenience Colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and local governments will...

Apr 04, 2013, 09:12 ET
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Keep America Beautiful Rallies Volunteers for Great American Cleanup "National Day of Action" on April 6

Country's Largest Community Improvement Movement Features Events in Nine Cities The Great American Cleanup, Keep America Beautiful's...

Mar 08, 2013, 09:37 ET
Keep America Beautiful Unveils Social Mission Goals & Social Volunteer Hub   (PRNewsFoto/Keep America Beautiful)

Keep America Beautiful Unveils Bold Social Mission Goals And Interactive Social Volunteer Hub To Impact Communities And Encourage Volunteerism

 Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that brings people together to build vibrant communities, today announced its...

Feb 27, 2013, 09:00 ET

America's Beauty Show is happening in Chicago Saturday, Sunday and Monday March 9, 10, 11, 2013 at McCormick Place, West

This is a perfect time for a glamorous segment or feature on national Beauty Stars, showcasing looks for Spring in Hair, Skin and Nails.  It's...

Feb 13, 2013, 13:02 ET
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Keep America Beautiful Announces America's School Recycling Champions

More than 1,500 schools mark second annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl competition; 4.5 million pounds of recyclables recovered  Keep America...

Feb 07, 2013, 16:32 ET

Communities Report Prolonged Success in Reducing Cigarette Butt Litter

-- National Program Continues to Reduce Cigarette Litter by More than Half --  Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports an average 55...

Jan 30, 2013, 12:00 ET
In Columbus, Ohio, 85 Lowe's Heroes volunteered their time to sand, prime and rehabilitate merchant properties in the South Side business district.  (PRNewsFoto/Keep America Beautiful)

Keep America Beautiful Receives $1 Million Grant from Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation

National Nonprofit to Support More than 100 Community Improvement Initiatives Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced a $1 million...

Nov 14, 2012, 09:31 ET
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Keep America Beautiful Announces Recycling Pledge Inviting Businesses and Governments to Commit to 10% Increase in Workplace Recycling

Recycling at Work Initiative Launched on America Recycles Day (Nov. 15); Links to 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Commitment Keep America...