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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Calling All Philly Millennials! Do Good, Have Fun!

Calling all Philly millennials! Join us, Bud Light and Keep America Beautiful on August 3rd at Penn Treaty Park to Do Good, Have Fun! Bud Light and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up for a nation-wide series of community service events, and we’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be bringing that series to Philly on…

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04
June
2014

News You Can Use From the Streets Department!

Two pieces of great news from our friends at the Streets Department that we wanted to be sure and pass along: 1. The 2014 Tire Round Program is here! Get rid of illegally discarded tires in your community and get money back to put in to your block! Check out all of the details here….

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03
June
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Video Alert!

Check out this great video, sildenafil courtesy of KPB Board Member Loraine Ballard Morrill, from our cleanup with the Friends of the Wissahickon! We had a great time Keeping the Wissahickon Beautiful, and want to again thank Clear Channel and Radio 104.5 for the opportunity to raffle off tickets to a sold out Jack Johnson concert…

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30
May
2014

Keeping the Wissahickon Beautiful!

We spent a great Sunday with the Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) and Radio 104.5 cleaning up the Wissahickon – and celebrating the 90th anniversary of the FOW! Thanks to Radio 104.5 and Clear Channel Communications, Inc., we were able to give away five pairs of tickets to Jack Johnson‘s sold out show at the Tower Theater, too!Happy 90th, FOW – here’s…

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18
May
2014

Follow the Bouncing KPB Gloves!

It’s time to play a quick game of follow the bouncing KPB gloves. Our giant box of gloves began their spring at Gideon School for the Philly Spring Cleanup. Then they found their way to Kelley School for a mini-cleanup we hosted with our friends at Need in Deed. And if that’s not enough, they’re currently…

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Our Latest Newsletter – Hot Off the Presses!

Check out the latest from the Keep Philadelphia Beautiful team here! Learn about what we’ve been up to, and what we’ve got coming up this summer Basically, get excited!

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12
May
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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Oh The Places You Will Go

We spent a couple minutes this afternoon mapping all of the places where Keep Philadelphia Beautiful has helped spearhead a cleanup, or an environmental / civic education opportunity over the past year. We’ve absolutely loved traveling all over Philadelphia – and can’t wait to keep adding to the map!

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28
April
2014
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Dewain Johnson
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