It’s Finally Here – Introducing the KPB 2016 Annual Report!

2016 was quite a year for Keep Philadelphia Beautiful – we’re still catching our breath! But now that 2017 is underway, we’re proud to introduce last year’s annual report. We pride ourselves on the work our organization, our friends and partners and – perhaps most importantly – our city’s dedicated volunteers put into keeping Philadelphia…

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21
March
2017

Spring into spring with #KeepPhillyBeautiful!

Although the cold weather has (sadly) yet to leave us, today marks the first day of Spring. Here at KPB, we’re celebrating the changing seasons with three upcoming city greening events – and you’re invited to join in the fun! March 30 we’ll be happy hour-ing it up with Repair the World: Philadelphia alongside the…

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2015 Cleanup Roundup!

There’s a lot to love about winter – time with family and friends, pumpkin spice lattes, the snow, the holidays. And did we mention pumpkin spice lattes? However, at Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, our least favorite part about colder weather is the end of the community cleanup season. And we’ve had quite a 2015! But don’t…

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09
December
2015
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A Busy Few Days for #KeepPhillyBeautiful!

We’ve had a busy few days here at #KeepPhillyBeautiful closing out the cleanup season! Thanks to a generous grant from The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful, we were able to partner with TreePhilly and the Associated Polish Home to give away over 70 trees to Northeast Philadelphia residents this past Saturday. And today, Keep…

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16
November
2015
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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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19
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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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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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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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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