Preventing Cigarette Litter by the Waterfront

Love the Waterfront? Yeah, we do too. That’s why we’re so pleased to announce that we’ve partnered with the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation on a cigarette litter prevention initiative. Together, we’ve installed thirty new cigarette trash receptacles along the Waterfront, and will be embarking on outreach and education focused on the environmental damage caused by cigarette litter….

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02
September
2014
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EveryBlock!

You might have noticed something new on the resources section of our site – we are so happy to be a part of EveryBlock’s launch in Philadelphia. EveryBlock, a web and mobile app that collects news and data from about 550 Philadelphia sources, allows users to view and post that information on a neighborhood level….

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27
August
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Keeping Philadelphia Beautiful: By the Numbers

It’s only August, but we’ve been crunching the numbers here at Keep Philadelphia Beautiful – and we can’t help but share them with you! KPB has had a banner couple of years, and we know that we’ll only grow our impact in 2015 and beyond. We couldn’t do the work we do without our wonderful partners, and…

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19
August
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Thanks for the love, Green Philly Blog! #ThisWeekI

Our friends at Green Philly Blog have an awesome and inspiring way to start each Monday: by showcasing three things Philadelphians did last week to make our City even better. Read a little bit more about our Director, Michelle Feldman, and her #ThisWeekI contribution.

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19
August
2014
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Summer News from Keep Philadelphia Beautiful!

Our latest newsletter is hot off the presses! Check it out here – and help us to Keep Philadelphia Beautiful! Stay tuned for additional announcements as the new school year starts, and shoot us an email at info@keepphiladelphiabeautiful.org to learn more and get involved with our efforts.

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11
August
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Help Keep the Delaware Beautiful!

Check out this great opportunity to help keep the Delaware beautiful!

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06
August
2014
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Doing Good + Having Fun in Penn Treaty Park

Another weekend, another successful community cleanup! This Sunday, we partnered with Bud Light and Keep America Beautiful as part of the national Do Good, Have Fun series. Thirty amazing volunteers helped keep Penn Treaty Park beautiful. We mulched, raked leaves, removed litter, and painted. Pretty awesome what 30 dedicated volunteers can accomplish in a few…

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04
August
2014

#DowGives – Propel to Excel in Philly!

What a difference just a few hours and some amazing volunteers can make. This past Saturday, Keep America Beautiful and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, along with the City of Philadelphia, were proud to team up with Dow Chemical’s Propel to Excel training and talent development program to transform the Lonnie Young Recreation Center in the Germantown…

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21
July
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Getting Rid of Litter, One Instagram at a Time

Check out this article from today’s Business Journal about Litterati, a startup looking to use instagram to get rid of litter once and for all. “A new startup company is hoping to eradicate litter through crowdsourcing. It’s called Litterati and it’s mission is simple — and ambitious: Get people to take a photo of a piece of litter,…

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13
June
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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