Our 2013 Cleanup Season in Review

We’ve had quite a cleanup season here at Keep Philadelphia Beautiful – and loved every minute of it. So let’s recap, shall we! We started off in the great Northeast section of the City – where we partnered with Clear Channel, Radio 104.5, and the Tookany-Tacony/Frankford Watershed Partnership to hold a cleanup of Tacony Creek…

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City Council and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Honor Former Executive Director

We were thrilled to present our former Executive Director, Phoebe Coles, with a City Council citation to honor her five years of service and dedication to Keep Philadelphia Beautiful. We would like to thank Councilman Clarke, Councilman Greenlee, Councilwoman Blackwell, and all of City Council for honoring Phoebe, and for being such great partners to…

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2013
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Fairmount Cleanup! 11/9! Win tix to Eastern State!

Join us on November 9th for a great fall cleanup in Fairmount! All of the details are on the flyer below. And register early for a chance to win tickets to Eastern State Penitentiary’s regular tour!

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October
2013
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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful in the Inquirer!

Check out our letter to the editor in yesterday’s Philadelphia Inquirer! We are proud to help spread the word about Keep America Beautiful’s I Want to be Recycled national campaign to encourage recycling across the country.

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October
2013
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Catching Up with Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

Check out this great article about Keep Philadelphia Beautiful from our friends at Flying Kite Media. And stay tuned for more news about new initiatives and projects!  Our favorite quote: “KPB has already helped collect thousands of pounds of trash, removed thousands of tires and generated thousands of pounds of recycling. Those are impressive feats, but new…

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September
2013
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Do-Gooder Spotlight

Thanks so much to Philadelphia Cultural Alliance’s GroundSwell initiative for featuring Keep Philadelphia Beautiful in their semimonthly Do-Gooder Spotlight, aimed at “spreading the word about individuals and organizations working to better their communities.”  A must-read quote: “In addition to their regular programs, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is currently working with the Science Leadership Academy on a year-long partnership revolving around sustainability and…

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September
2013
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Waste Management Awards Keep Philadelphia Beautiful with Think Green Grant

We couldn’t be more excited and proud to share the following news with you!  Philadelphia, PA (September 5, 2013) – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Waste Management (WM) awarded Keep Philadelphia Beautiful a $10,000 Think Green® Grant. Keep Philadelphia Beautiful’s Think Green® Grant is one of 10 awarded to KAB affiliates across the country….

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2013
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