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Keep America Beautiful to Conduct Second Annual Signature 'Plogging' Event on Sun., Sept. 20

Leading Nonprofit Brings TrashDash to Hometown, Offers New Virtual Component; Invites Individuals to Participate in Litter Pickup focused on PPE
Press Release

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.

'Community Restoration Cleanup Series' Launched, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Boat & Truck Outfitted through $6,000 Keep America Beautiful Grant

Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful launches ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following flooding.
Press Release

This week, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following this past spring’s flooding.

Duke Energy Reaches $10 Million Commitment to Support Waterways in the Carolinas

Summary: 
  • Since 2014, the Water Resources Fund has provided 125 grants to support projects in 12 river basins in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia
  • The most recent round of grants supports 12 projects impacting 43 counties
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  • Since 2014, the Water Resources Fund has provided 125 grants to support projects in 12 river basins in the Carolinas, Tennessee and Virginia
  • The most recent round of grants supports 12 projects impacting 43 counties

Rolling Up Our Sleeves for Clean Waterways

Partnering in Communities
Blog

Here a shoe. There a tire. Everywhere a bit of litter. This isn’t an updated version of a children’s nursery rhyme. Nor is this an inventory of a local city trash dump. This, unfortunately, is the reality of some of our most precious waterways. Alongside where families fish or swim, a few feet away, items meant for a recycling or garbage bin may be seen floating by. This isn’t okay.

"The Power of Water" by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

Article

“Water promises to be to the 21st century what oil was to the 20th century.”  - Fortune Magazine

By Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. of the Waterkeepers Alliance

Water has emerged as the target of choice for the robber barons of globalization. As freshwater supplies dwindle, global investors are scrambling to own what’s left. The World Bank already values water privatization at $1 trillion and predicts that many of the wars of the 21st century will be fought over water.

REI Grants Care for the Great Outdoors Across the Country

Article

This year, REI buils upon a long-standing commitment to maintain the outdoors by awarding $4.6 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations. The funding will help enhance more than 650 parks, trails and waterways across the country – places enjoyed by REI’s members, customers and other adventurers. View some of the great work from 45 of the national retailer's nonprofit partners on REI.com.

 

Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 4th Annual SPLASH Series, Presented by Toyota

Thousands of Americans Swim, Paddle and Clean Up Their Local Waterways to Celebrate the Importance of Clean Water Nationwide
Press Release

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Waterkeeper Alliance, the global environmental organization dedicated to defending every person’s right to clean water, announced today the locations of its 4th Annual SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota.  SPLASH events will take place in waterways across the United States to raise funds to support Waterkeeper Alliance and local Waterkeeper member organizations by engaging community members and clean-water enthusiasts in water-based recreational activities

Subaru Hauls Trash with United By Blue

Summary: 
  • Subaru kicks off a summer of waterway cleanups with ocean-friendly apparel brand United By Blue
  • Subaru Outbacks set to haul thousands of pounds of trash from waterways along the East Coast
Press Release
  • Subaru kicks off a summer of waterway cleanups with ocean-friendly apparel brand United By Blue
  • Subaru Outbacks set to haul thousands of pounds of trash from waterways along the East Coast
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