Our Focus Areas

A proud affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful assists communities in the improvement of the physical and visual aspects of neighborhood environments. We are focused on civic engagement, litter prevention, waste reduction, and recycling education and promotion. We also work to connect Philadelphia residents and community based organizations to City government.

These areas include:




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More About Us

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful was re-established in the Spring of 2007 after a year of planning and organizational development by a dedicated Board of Directors. The organization is a not-for-profit agency supported by both public and private donations.

Board List



Justin Land

Northeast Regional Public Affairs Manager
The Dow Chemical Company

Karen Lewis (Vice Chair)

Assistant Vice President, External Affairs
Drexel University

Barley Van Clief (Secretary) 

Tree Tenders Project Manager
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Lindsey Votto

Aspira, Inc of Pennsylvania

Kimberly Edmunds

Equal Measure

Nick Marzano

Society of Hospital Medicine and Young Involved Philadelphia

Bianca Reid, Ex Officio 

Program Administrator
City of Philadelphia, Department of Streets

Charles Raudenbush

Waste Management

Peter McDermott

S.T. Hudson Engineers, Inc.

Joanna Winchester

Director of Strategic Partnerships, New Kensington Community Development Corporation

Some of Our Additional Partners

Fairmount Park

Delaware Valley Earth Force

Waterworks Interpretive Center

PA Horticultural Society

Philadelphia Zoo

TTF Watershed Partnership

Young Involved Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity – Philadelphia