Leading Nonprofit Brings TrashDash to Hometown, Offers New Virtual Component; Invites Individuals to Participate in Litter Pickup focused on PPE
STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 17, 2020)/3BL Media/– Join Stamford, Connecticut-based Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, on Sun., Sept. 20 for the second annual Keep America Beautiful TrashDash™ plogging event and fun run.
The Keep America Beautiful® Great American Cleanup® is the nation’s largest community improvement program, which takes place annually in an estimated 15,000 communities nationwide.
After suspending the Great American Cleanup (GAC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Keep America Beautiful rescheduled the signature community improvement program, now taking place through Oct. 18. As the country begins to reopen and individuals are getting back to spending time outdoors, it is as important as ever to help end litter across the nation.
Grant Will Facilitate River Cleanup Awareness and National Employee Cleanup Initiatives
ATLANTA, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of World Water Day, the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $1 million grant to support the efforts of American Rivers to protect and restore the nation’s rivers.
“Rivers are important to our environment and outdoor enjoyment,” said Cox Enterprises Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor, who also chairs the board for American Rivers. “American Rivers does an outstanding job making sure our waterways will be clean for future generations.”
Hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line employees, both on board and ashore, did their part to help our environment by participating in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest single day cleanup event spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy.
From Florida and the Caribbean to Central America and Europe, Carnival employees pitched in to clear debris and collect refuse at a variety of seaside destinations, underscoring the cruise line’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and preservation.
A team of Booz Allen volunteers descended upon the National Zoo in Washington, DC on a brisk October 17th morning to tackle clean-up projects in two of the Zoo’s most popular exhibits: the Bird House Aviary and the Cheetah Conservation Station. Volunteers took on jobs ranging from raking leaves and replacing mulch to shoveling landscaping stones and clearing debris from animal enclosures.
September 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As people across the country gear up to participate in International Coastal Cleanup Day on September 19, hundreds of Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) volunteers are rolling up their sleeves at more than 20 locations around the United States to help remove litter and debris from local rivers and streams.
On Saturday, July 25 more than two dozen volunteers equipped with shovels, rakes and crowbars removed litter and debris from Mill Creek, a tributary to the Santa Ana River located in Chino, CA.
As part of Nestlé Waters North America’s (NWNA) flagship Healthy Waterways Initiative, the Arrowhead Brand Mountain Spring Water brand has sponsored a series of such clean-ups with partner, Inland Empire Waterkeeper (IEWK).