Black Lives Matter.

We are undividedly in support of those protesting and calling for justice for the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless other unnamed black men, women, and children killed by racist acts and failed by a broken system.                                …

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19
June
2020
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kelly
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Stay Home Web Series – Episode 3: Beautiful Block Challenge

What do you love about your block?   If you’ve been self-quarantining or social distancing since late March (thank you!), chances are high that you’ve spent way more time at home and within one square block of your neighborhood. With all of this extra time in one place, we challenge you to observe or find…

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29
April
2020
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kelly
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Stay Home Web Series – Episode 2: Reclaimed Critter

Do you want to build an animal?  Come on, let’s make some art!   Do recent recycling schedule changes mean you have more recyclable items in your bin every other week? Grab a handful of items, any art supplies you have at home, and get ready to do a bit of research!   How to…

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24
April
2020
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kelly
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Stay Home Web Series – Episode 1: Waste Audit Challenge

What’s in your waste?   We’re kicking off Earth Day, and our Stay Home Web Series, by asking you to be a Waste Detective! You’ll learn about what kind of waste is in your home, understand how much recyclable and reusable items are in your waste stream, and investigate options on how your waste may…

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22
April
2020
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kelly
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Sustainable Spring “Clean-In”

By: Jess Mihalczo   This year, Spring is taking on an unusual meaning in the wake of the COVID-19 quarantine. Many of us are spending more time at home than we are used to, which can cause stir-craziness. Our instinct may be to throw lots of items away right now, but we risk overloading our…

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15
April
2020
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kelly
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Our Top 3 Takeaways from Pennsylvania Litter Research Study

By: Jess Mihalczo Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful recently partnered with Burns & McDonnell, the Pennsylvania (PA) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to publish the first state-wide litter cost study in over twenty years.  They surveyed nine cities across the state on litter management and illegal dumping budgeting. These cities included: Allentown,…

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24
February
2020
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kelly
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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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13
November
2019
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kelly
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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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15
April
2019
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kelly
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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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michelle
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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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16
August
2018
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michelle
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