Projects

  • Off-site Recycling Bins/Trailer Loaner Program

    Easily capture recyclables and reduce landfill waste with the Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Off-site Recycling Trailer and/or Bins Loaner Program – FREE OF CHARGE for events and gatherings.   Reserve the trailer/bins in advance to ensure availability. GREAT FOR: road races / special events / family gatherings Off-site Recycling Trailer (includes up

  • Recycling in the Golden Isles

    RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE RECYCLING is available for both City of Brunswick and Glynn County residents. This service is paid annually through property taxes (whether you utilize the service or not). The City of Brunswick and Glynn County contract with Republic Services, Inc. If you live in the City of Brunswick and

  • Residential Curbside Recycling

    Turn Brunswick and Glynn County “Blue and Green” every other week with Residential Curbside Recycling – and help keep the Golden Isles clean, green and beautiful!   Residential recycling is EASY – just deposit accepted recyclable items in the home recycle bin and place curbside every other week on your normal

  • 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

  • Business Recycling

    A question and answer section on how you can do more recycling at your business.

  • Non-traditional Recycling

    Non-traditional recycling methods offer Brunswick and Glynn County citizens even greater opportunities to recycle as much as possible and assist with landfill waste reduction. With technology improvements and growing industry interest, new technologies and programs are making it easier than ever to recycle almost anything. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful now

  • Cigarette Butt Recycling

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful has partnered with TerraCycle to offer cigarette waste recycling options in the Golden Isles community.   Made of cellulose acetate, a type of plastic, cigarette butts do NOT biodegrade. Because they are made of plastic, cigarette butts CAN be recycled via TerraCycle and turned into low grade plastic

  • 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