And the results are in…!

There’s nothing we love more than recycling and trees. So on October 10th, we teamed up with our friends at Bennett Compost, My Milkcrate, Bella Vista Neighbors Association and TreePhilly to collect some of those hard-to-recycle items for proper disposal during a tree giveaway event. We collected hangers, plastic bags, pens / markers, lightbulbs, and batteries….

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October
2015
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Our Cleanup Season So Far (Plus TREES!)

We love Philadelphia no matter the season, but have a special place in our hearts for spring and summer – when we get to work with amazing partners and volunteers to #KeepPhillyBeautiful through community beautification events. Though the warmer weather isn’t gone yet, here’s what we’ve been up to so far. Cleanin’ Up!  Have we…

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28
August
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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Trees, Trees, Everywhere!

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, TreePhilly, and The Fairmount Park Conservancy are excited to announce that, thanks to a generous grant from The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful, Northeast Philadelphia will be getting just a little bit greener! We couldn’t be more pleased to partner with the Associated Polish Home in the Great Northeast to give away at least…

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21
August
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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Every Day is Earth Day

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful’s mission is to empower Philadelphians of all ages to care for our natural environment. We believe that a cleaner City is a safer, more prosperous City. To that end, our staff and volunteers provide educational opportunities all across Philadelphia, and spearhead and assist in community beautification projects in every section of the…

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20
April
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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2014 Annual Report – Hot Off The Presses!

Today, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful was proud to release our 2014 Annual Report, which you can read by clicking here. We’re proud of all that we achieved in 2014: we reached thousands of students and adults with our message of environmental stewardship, engaged over 600 volunteers in service events, and removed hundreds of bags of debris…

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10
March
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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You Showed Us How You #KeepPhillyBeautiful

From picking up litter to planting community gardens, thousands of Philadelphians take actions big and small every single day to keep our communities clean and green. So a few months ago, we teamed up with our friends Recyclebank and the Philadelphia Streets Department to amplify and reward those actions – and have some fun, too….

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29
January
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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#KAB2015

A personal note from our Director, Michelle Feldman  Hello from Union Station in Washington, D.C.! I am heading back to Philly, but before I catch my train (and while I catch my breath) I wanted to pass along a few thoughts from this year’s national Keep America Beautiful (KAB) conference. This is only my second year…

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29
January
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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Litter Free School Zone & Volunteer Teacher Program!

It’s been a big week here at Keep Philadelphia Beautiful – we launched two new educational programs, and it’s only the first full week of 2015. (Some of that energy from New Year’s must have rubbed off on us!) Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is proud to provide presentations on litter, recycling and composting to schools throughout…

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07
January
2015

2014 Cleanup Roundup!

We’re busy preparing our 2014 annual report here at Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, but since it’s officially winter – and our cleanup season has come to a close – we thought we’d give you an overview of our community beautification efforts and a taste of our 2014 accomplishments. So without further ado… Cleanup Roundup This year,…

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05
January
2015
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Dewain Johnson
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#KeepPhillyBeautiful one of Generocity’s Top Philly Sustainability Stories

Thanks to our friends at Generocity.org for including our Community Beautification Resource Guide as one of their best sustainability stories of 2014! Check out the whole list here, and peruse our resource guide here. And don’t forget – we updated the resources section of our website, too!

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December
2014
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