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10 Tips for Commemorating Memorial Day Weekend During COVID-19

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Memorial Day honors the heroes who died while serving our beautiful country, though it is considered by many as the unofficial start of summer. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is as important as ever for everyone to be mindful that our collective health and safety is a top priority. Additionally, as communities across the country begin to reopen and more people go outdoors in public spaces, including parks and beaches, we remind everyone to properly dispose of their trash and recyclables. Litter on the ground can eventually end up in our waterways, harming the environment and animals.

Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon Supports Keep America Beautiful

Richard Childress Racing Cup Series Driver to Compete in No. 3 Dow/Keep America Beautiful Chevy at Darlington Raceway, May 20
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to a long-standing partnership with Dow, Richard Childress Racing will feature Keep America Beautiful® on the No. 3 Chevrolet driven by Daytona 500 Champion Austin Dillon when NASCAR races at Darlington Raceway on Wednesday, May 20. The race will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Keep America Beautiful: As States Reopen, Proper Disposal of Litter and Trash Remains Paramount

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STAMFORD, Conn., May 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As states and cities across the country move forward with plans to reopen parts of their economies and more people go outdoors and seek recreation in public spaces, including parks and beaches, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent reminder to all Americans to properly dispose of trash and litter as they venture outside.

Food Saving Tips During COVID-19

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It is now more important than ever to be mindful of how much food you need. Keeping food fresh and lasting longer is a common practice in the kitchen, and now many of us are trying to extend the shelf life even further.

Food waste accounts for the largest stream of material in trash in our country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Additionally, if food waste were a country, it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Keep America Beautiful Opens Applications for 2020/2021 National Youth Advisory Council

Service Learning and Leadership Development Program Available to 20 High School Students
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is accepting applications for its 2020-2021 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC) through Friday, July 10, 2020.

Keep America Beautiful Takes the Great American Cleanup Virtual in 2020

Building Upon the Launch of DoBeautifulThings.org, National Nonprofit Brings Its Community Improvement Experience to a New Digital Platform
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STAMFORD, Conn., May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® is bringing America’s leading volunteer-driven community improvement program, the Great American Cleanup®, directly to people’s homes with today’s kickoff of the Great American Cleanup Virtual Experience in advance of #GivingTuesdayNow. 

Gardening Tips During COVID-19

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Spring has sprung and as we continue to physical distance, gardening is a perfect way to get fresh air, exercise, improve your mental health, and connect with nature.

Whether you have a small apartment balcony or a sprawling yard, you can add green to any space. Start by planning a course of action, and with these tips from Keep America Beautiful, you can have your garden flourishing in no time.

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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with Launch of DoBeautifulThings.org

National Nonprofit Website Will Feature Moments of Beauty Created by Americans During Coronavirus Pandemic
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® will launch DoBeautifulThings.org, a website designed to showcase acts of kindness during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Keep America Beautiful: Watch Where You Toss Used Wipes and Gloves!

Failing to properly dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE) will hurt the environment and could spread COVID-19
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® issued an urgent call today for all Americans to properly dispose of cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE), including used sanitizing wipes, masks, and plastic gloves. These belong in the trash, not on the ground.

Recycling Tips During COVID-19

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Regulations may be shifting in communities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC guidelines. Many communities have temporarily suspended recycling programs because of worker safety and other limitations. As always — look up what you can recycle locally.

Keep America Beautiful® is not advising the general public to use PPE to pick up litter or manage their recyclables or waste in their homes given they are in short supply and desperately needed by the medical community.

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