Happy Park(ing) Day!

This past Friday, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful teamed up with our friends at Recyclebank and the Streets Department to participate in Park(ing) Day, a Citywide event where about 40 organizations turned parking spots throughout the City in to mini-parks. Our parklet, at 19th and Sansom in the heart of Center City, focused on recycling. We spoke to fellow concerned…

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September
2014

Greene Town West: KPB & DOW’s Impact

Often times Keep America Beautiful affiliates, like us, step in during the aftermath of a physical disaster and help the communities they love and serve to rebuild. Dow Chemical and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful were able to do just that for Greene Towne Montessori, a wonderful Center City Philadelphia based school that was devastated by flooding last…

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September
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Haddington Community Composting Program: A Year in Review

Haddington Community Composting Program: An Urban Tree Connection, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful & Bennett Compost Initiative  Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is not only dedicated to community building and tackling the litter problem in our City; we’re also passionate about reducing the amount of waste we produce in general. That’s why we were so thrilled to partner with The…

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Peace Day in Hawthorne

Join us for Philly Rising and Global Citizen’s Peace Day of service in Hawthorne (Ridgeway Park, 13th and Carpenter St.,  Philadelphia, PA 19147) on Saturday, 9/20! Pre-register here – and we hope to see you on the 20th!  

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05
September
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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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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Dewain Johnson
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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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August
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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