Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful Appoints Jennifer M. Jehn as President and CEO

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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of Jennifer M. Jehn to lead the organization as its new president and CEO, beginning in January.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Community Paint Donation Program through Support from Dow

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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Dow (NYSE: DOW) today announced the launch of the KAB Community Paint Donation Program, which will award donated paint to communities throughout the country.

These merit-based grants have been developed to support KAB affiliates’ efforts to build and sustain vibrant communities at a local level. Grant awards will be used to purchase paint that features innovative raw materials provided by Dow Coating Materials.

Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful Announce Partnership with FreshDirect to Coincide with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

‘I Want to Be Recycled’ Campaign Appears on FreshDirect Delivery Boxes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful are partnering with popular online grocer, FreshDirect, to feature messaging from their national I Want to Be Recycled public service advertising (PSA) campaign on all FreshDirect delivery boxes. The collaboration, announced in advance of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), is a part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling and encourage recycling to become a daily social norm.

Give Your Garbage Another Life On America Recycles Day (Nov. 15)!

Keep America Beautiful to launch “America Recycles Day Thunderclap” creating virtual flashmob that encourages people to recycle more every day
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful is encouraging people to give their garbage another life on America Recycles Day, which is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15.

The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash in a single day, and yet Americans recycle only 35 percent of this country’s waste. America Recycles Day encourages people to recycle more at home, at work and on the go.

Keep America Beautiful’s Graffiti Prevention Grant Awards Presented to Seven Local Organizations

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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced the winners of the 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program. This year, KAB provided four $2,500 cash grants as well as two $2,500 paint supply certificates from The Sherwin-Williams Company. Q-Star also provided a FlashCAM, valued at $6,995, to one deserving recipient. The FlashCAM is a deterrent system effective in preventing illegal trespassing during hours it most often occurs.

$2,500 cash grant recipients:

Keep America Beautiful Announces Wrigley as the 2013 Recipient of the Vision for America Award

National nonprofit honors Wrigley with a prestigious environmental award
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October 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will honor the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, with the 2013 Vision for America Award on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Wrigley as the 2013 Recipient of the Vision for America Award

National Nonprofit Honors Wrigley with a Prestigious Environmental Award
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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will honor the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, a subsidiary of Mars, Incorporated, with the 2013 Vision for America Award on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill.

Wrigley, which was one of KAB’s founding supporters in 1953, has been selected to receive the award for its significant leadership role in social and environmental stewardship, philanthropy, and enlightened corporate citizenship.

Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition; Register by Oct. 15 to be Eligible for Cash Prizes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students, now in its third year, was created in partnership with Nestlé® Pure Life® to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility.

UPS Kicks Off Global Volunteer Month; Commits to Planting Additional 1 Million Trees

$2.3 Million in Environmental Grants Awarded
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ATLANTA, September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it will mark the start of the company’s 10th annual Global Volunteer Month (GVM) on October 1 by pledging to plant another one million trees around the world. The UPS Foundation also announced it has awarded $2.3 million in grants to support environmental programs and forestry-focused initiatives globally.

Keep America Beautiful Introduces Suite of Resources for Businesses and Organizations to Encourage Recycling in the Workplace

New Recycling at Work Website Offers Pledge-Takers Recycling Bin Discounts, Online Tools
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STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful’s Recycling at Work initiative, designed to encourage businesses, organizations and institutions around the country to pledge to increase workplace recycling, has launched a new website (RecyclingatWork.org) that features a host of tools and resources, including recycling bin discounts.

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