Projects

  • Adopt-A Program

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Adopt-A groups are making a tremendous difference in our community! Volunteers from 100 Adopt-A groups perform quarterly litter pickups from roadways, parks, beaches, marshes and spots.   Adopt-A Program participation is easy for participants: read the Contractual Obligations & Safety Guidelines to see if this is

  • Special Cleanups

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Special Cleanups are an easy way to difference in our community! Volunteers perform one-time cleanups of area roadways, parks, beaches, marshes or spots. Special Cleanups participation is easy: ~ contact Keep Golden Isles Beautiful for cleanup location suggestions ~ sign a contractual agreement and liability waiver

  • Neighborhood Cleanups

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Neighborhood Cleanups are an easy and fun way to help keep neighborhoods clean, green and beautiful! Volunteers organize regular cleanups of their neighborhoods and mobilize neighbors to help. Neighborhood Cleanups participation is easy: ~ contact Keep Golden Isles Beautiful to plan the neighborhood cleanup ~ sign a contractual agreement

  • Trash Free Beach Initiative – Frequently Asked Questions

    Trash Free Beach Initiative Frequently Asked Questions Fact Sheet 1. What is a Trash Free Beach? It is a solid waste management strategy that Glynn County is currently implementing on the beaches of St. Simons by removing trash and recycling receptacles from the beach area and relocating those receptacles to

  • Litter Prevention Sculptures

    Litter Prevention Public Art Sculptures In 2015, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful volunteers recovered 65.6 tons of litter and 60.7 tons of recyclables from area roadways, waterways, marshes and public spaces.  Seeking innovative community engagement opportunities focusing on litter prevention, the organization was awarded two grants that fund a creative project

  • Community Greening/Beautification Special Projects

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful community greening/beautification Special Projects are a great way to make a beautiful difference in our community! Volunteer groups partner with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful on various community greening efforts, projects and initiatives. Cleaning historical markers, planting flowers, constructing raised vegetable beds, spreading mulch, building picnic tables/benches and painting

  • Georgia Coast-wide Cigarette Litter Outreach Program: GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY

    In an unprecedented effort, entities in Georgia’s six coastal counties have joined together to battle the nation’s number one most littered item: cigarette butts. GEORGIA'S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY features traditional and non-traditional outreach activities with important messaging.

  • Skip the Straw trash free seas program

    Skip the Straw trash free seas program Millions of plastic straws pollute our waterways and ocean, harming marine animals, such as endangered sea turtles, that ingest an alarming amount of plastics. Each year, cleanup volunteers collect hundreds of thousands of plastic straws and stirrers, which continue to make the top

  • Blight Reduction

    Joining with Keep America Beautiful efforts, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful tackles blight reduction through various programs and projects. Beautification efforts combined with cleanup projects target specific problem areas to reduce blight and revive neighborhoods. When available, grant monies are used in blight reduction efforts and projects. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful routinely

  • Clean Sweep Award

    Promoting clean, green and beautiful community landscapes, the Clean Sweep Award recognizes businesses and non-profit organizations that keep their outside premises clean, green and attractive.  Partnering with the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce and The Brunswick News, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful presents the awards quarterly. An anonymous seven-member volunteer committee from