Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Registration for 2013 National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Waste Management Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Think Green® Grants

Ten communities receive grants of $10,000 to support local projects
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that $10,000 Think Green® Grants were being awarded to 10 KAB affiliates across the country.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Third Annual Recycle-Bowl Competition

Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School Today!
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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is again teaming up with Nestlé® Pure Life®, a brand of  Nestlé Waters North America, to announce the launch of the third Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.

Keep America Beautiful, Alcoa Foundation Team Up with State and County Fairs to Launch Major Recycling Initiative

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STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – When the 2013 Indiana State Fair and county fairs in Virginia and Washington open in August, fairgoers and vendors will be introduced to a brand new recycling initiative. The Indiana State Fair Commission (Aug. 2-18), the Arlington County Fair (Aug. 7-11) in Virginia and the Kitsap County Fair and Stampede (Aug.

Keep America Beautiful Launches “Cars to Donate” Vehicle Donation Program

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STAMFORD, Conn., July 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB),  the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities,  today announced that it has partnered with 1Car1Difference to launch a new vehicle donation program. All donations may be eligible for a tax deduction on one’s federal income tax return.

America Recycles Day 2013 Announces Open Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting a local event
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB). This year’s America Recycles Day theme, “I Want To Be Recycled,” will help to educate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being as well as motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers.

After the ‘Crying Indian,’ Keep America Beautiful Starts a New Campaign

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Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council launched a new public service ad campaign -- “I Want To Be Recycled Campaign” -- which encourages people to recycle more and “give their garbage a new life.”  The following article highlighting the campaign appeared in The New York Times.

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Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council launched a new public service ad campaign -- “I Want To Be Recycled Campaign” -- which encourages people to recycle more and “give their garbage a new life.”  The following article highlighting the campaign appeared in The New York Times.

”I Want To Be Recycled” Campaign to Target the Nearly Two-Thirds (62 Percent) of Americans Who Are Not Avid Recyclers, According to New Research Released Today

Public Service Advertising (PSA) Campaign is First in Over 40 Years from Keep America Beautiful and Ad Council, Creators of Iconic “Crying Indian” Anti-Littering Ads
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NEW YORK, July 11, 2013 /3BL Media/—The average American produces 4.4 pounds of trash a day, and on the whole the United States produces over 250 million tons of trash a year. However, only about 35 percent is currently recycled, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). To address this national concern, the Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today launched a public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling with the goal to make recycling a daily social norm.

The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Tree Planting Grants

30 Communities Receive Grants Totaling $150,000 to Support Local Projects
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STAMFORD, Conn.. June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The UPS Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2013 KAB/UPS Community Tree Planting Grants. Thirty grants, totaling $150,000, are being awarded to KAB affiliates throughout the country with a focus on tree planting initiatives in urban and suburban communities.

The UPS grants are part of UPS’s Global Forestry Initiative designed to plant more than 1 million trees around the world by the end of 2013.

Keep America Beautiful Announces 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program

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STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced the availability of the 2013 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program, designed to assist communities in augmenting their local graffiti prevention activities. With municipal government funding under increasing burdens, KAB believes that the grant program will serve as a catalyst to combat the economic and quality-of-life setback caused by graffiti vandalism.

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