America Recycles Day 2019: Take a Minute Before You Bin It, Philly.

November 12, 2019 – Join Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, the Philadelphia Streets Department, the Philadelphia Water Department, Mural Arts’ Trash Academy, and area partners on Friday, November 15th, from 11:00a to 1:00p at the Municipal Services Building (MSB) Public Service Concourse to celebrate America Recycles Day! America Recycles Day is a Keep America Beautiful initiative to…

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November
2019
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Philly Orchards Are Community Gathering Places

April 15, 2019 – In anticipation of Earth Day and to celebrate Philly’s inaugural Green Week, we’re excited to highlight a partner of ours that fully embraces playing in the dirt – and is committed to planting as many orchards as possible along the way: the Philadelphia Orchard Project.   Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) “works with…

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April
2019
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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Welcomes New Executive Director

January 7, 2019 – Keep Philadelphia Beautiful has announced that Kelly Offner has been named the next Executive Director of the organization. Following an exhaustive and highly competitive search, the Board of Directors selected Offner to build on the five-year transformative tenure and leadership of Michelle Feldman. “Critical for Keep Philadelphia Beautiful to fulfill its…

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07
January
2019
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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Seeks New Executive Director

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Seeks New Executive Director  Executive Director Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is looking for a collaborative, innovative and creative Executive Director who can step into a passionate organization with a big mission and continue to build sustainable capacity, strong programming and organizational reputation. Are you a changemaker? Do you believe community beautification leads to…

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August
2018
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Michelle Feldman Steps Down as Director of KPB

Michelle Feldman Steps Down as Executive Director of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Community Beautification Nonprofit Launches Search for Successor PHILADELPHIA, August 16, 2018 — Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, a citywide nonprofit that convenes, equips and empowers people to use community beautification to achieve vibrant neighborhoods, announced today that Michelle Feldman, its executive director, will be leaving the organization. Her…

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August
2018
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We asked teens to capture Philly’s beauty. Here’s what happened.

At Keep Philly Beautiful, we joke that we do exactly what our name suggests. Our mission is grounded in our fundamental belief that Philadelphia is an awesome, unique, and above all else, beautiful city to live, work, and play. But that’s just us. We wanted to know what everyone else thought. Last May, we visited…

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We’re fighting cigarette litter. Here’s how.

In April 2018, we launched our fourth annual round of seed funding to support neighborhood-based anti-litter projects. Thanks to our friends at Keep America Beautiful, we’re able to provide more funding than ever towards installing new cigarette litter receptacles throughout the city in collaboration with seven great civic organizations. Did you know cigarette butts are…

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May
2018
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What does #MyBeautifulPHL mean to you?

When you think of the beauty of Philadelphia, what comes to mind? The vast, sparkling skyline at night? The delicate cherry blossom trees that line your street?  The Ben Franklin bridge stretching across the water? The bustling sidewalk of your neighborhood’s business district? Gosh. We’re gonna go with “all of the above.” This summer, Keep…

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Join our volunteer educator corps!

If you’re like us, you’re passionate about education and making Philadelphia a cleaner and greener city. And we need your help! Join our volunteer educator corps and teach students throughout Philadelphia about litter, recycling, why beautiful communities matter, and leadership. Read more below! And learn more by sending us a note at info@keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org or giving…

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08
January
2018
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michelle
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Three Years In: The Little Anti-Litter Program That Could

By our Director, Michelle Feldman When I started at KPB four a half years ago, I almost immediately began receiving emails from teachers – a few times a week – asking if we provided presentations on litter and recycling. Even though at the time we didn’t, I said, “Sure, yep, we do that! Of course…

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December
2017
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michelle
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