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Recycling to Keep America Beautiful

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Keep America Beautiful (KAB) established as one of its 2013 Vibrant Communities Goals to place 5,000 recycling bins in public spaces to increase on-the-go recycling.

KAB is pleased to have already exceeded its 2013 goal through a number of Public Space Recycling partner programs.

Mayor Emanuel and Coca-Cola Announce $2.59 M Grant to Support Blue Cart Recycling Program Expansion

Grant made Keep America Beautiful will fund 50,000 blue carts over five years
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media - Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful today announced a $2.59 million grant to support the citywide expansion of the Blue Cart Recycling Program through the purchase of 50,000 blue carts over the next five years.

Troy-Bilt® and Keep America Beautiful Launch Taking Root™, a New $25,000 Gardening Grant Program

Public voting open on Troy-Bilt’s Facebook Page until May 12 to determine largest grant recipient
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Two organizations with a commitment to improving and beautifying communities across the country have teamed up to launch a new gardening grant program, Taking Root™.

Recycle-Bowl Helps Keep America Beautiful Educate Future Environmental Stewards

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One of the most vital roles that Earth Day plays is to serve as an opportunity to educate. Keep America Beautiful (KAB) shares this commitment to education. In fact, one of its 2013 Vibrant Communities Impact Goals is the goal of educating 250,000 children about the environment.

National Coca-Cola Grant Program Awards Recycling Containers to 41 Colleges and 114 Communities

Keep America Beautiful Helps Decrease the Main Recycling Barrier: Convenience
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and local governments will advance their recycling efforts this summer thanks to a significant grant made possible by The Coca-Cola Foundation. The winning communities, schools, universities and organizations will receive between 5,000 and 5,200 recycling bins.  Over 70 percent of the bins are designed specifically for permanent, ongoing use in heavily-trafficked public spaces and events, with the remaining 30 percent to be used by students in college residence halls.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers Support Keep America Beautiful's 2013 Vibrant Communities Goals

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This spring, Keep America Beautiful affiliates across the country are participating in a variety of activities during this year’s Great American Cleanup that help support our 2013 Vibrant Communities Impact Goals.

Last month, 1,200 Keep Little Rock Beautiful volunteers picked up litter and storm debris and raked leaves in 23 neighborhoods and nine parks, and at six schools. The efforts of Keep Little Rock Beautiful support our goal of cleaning and restoring 200,000 public acres and sites to build and sustain safer, cleaner communities.

523 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 90 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Recycling rivalries added another level of “madness” to March this year, as 523 schools competed in the RecycleMania Tournament, which harnesses the competitive spirit around sports rivalries and uses them to increase campus recycling and waste reduction.

Keep America Beautiful's National Day of Action Mobilizes Volunteers Nationwide

Great American Cleanup Encourages Volunteers to Take Action in Their Communities
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This weekend, Keep America Beautiful is mobilizing millions of volunteers as part of the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program that runs from March through May. Every spring, the Great American Cleanup is activated in more than 20,000 communities and engages upwards of 4 million volunteers who take action to improve their local communities.

Keep America Beautiful Rallies Volunteers for Great American Cleanup “National Day of Action” on April 6

Country’s Largest Community Improvement Movement Features Events in Nine Cities
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Great American Cleanup, Keep America Beautiful’s flagship program, is conducting its second annual “National Day of Action” on Saturday, April 6, with volunteer initiatives taking place throughout the country. The day serves as a national platform to encourage volunteerism through Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities.

Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Put Sustainability in Action with Recycling Bin Grant Program

Keep America Beautiful in Partnership with Dr Pepper Snapple Group to Offer Grants for Recycling Bins in Parks
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) today announced a partnership agreement focusing on increasing recycling in city, regional and state public parks across the country. As part of the one-year collaboration, DPS is donating $300,000 to KAB primarily to fund the placement of recycling bins to provide citizens visiting public parks greater access to recycling systems.

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