• 2018 Community Litter Index Completed

    2018 Community Litter Index Completed BRUNSWICK, GA (January 30, 2018) — For the eighth consecutive year, UGA Marine Extension Service and Georgia Sea Grant staff assisted Keep Golden Isles Beautiful in completion of the Glynn County Community Litter Index.  A Keep America Beautiful litter measurement tool, the Index enables KAB affiliates to utilize trained scorers in assessing the visual impact litter has on their communities. The results […]

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  • KGIB Installs New Officers

    KGIB Installs New Officers BRUNSWICK, GA (January 19, 2018) – Keep Golden Isles recently installed new Board of Directors officers. The 2017-2019 executive officers are: Chairman, Clement Cullens; Vice-Chairman, Cody Cocchi; and Secretary/Treasurer, Karen Bass. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful is a volunteer based community nonprofit that focuses on litter prevention, waste reduction & recycling, community […]

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  • Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented BRUNSWICK, GA (January 17, 2018) – Five local businesses and organizations have been recognized for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises: The Rose & Vine and International Longshoremen’s Association received “Clean Sweep” awards for the fourth quarter of 2017; Coastal Greenery, Inc., and St. Ignatius Episcopal Church were […]

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  • Community Jubilee Fundraiser Slated for February 11th

    Community Jubilee Fundraiser Slated for February 11th BRUNSWICK, GA (January 08, 2018) — Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for a night of groovy music, good food and fun for a great cause – the annual “Community Jubilee”  benefiting Keep Golden Isles Beautiful.  The Community Jubilee event takes place on Sunday, February 11th […]

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  • State Accolade Bestowed to City/County for Litter Prevention Program

    State Accolade Bestowed to City/County for Litter Prevention Program BRUNSWICK, GA (December 21, 2017) — Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation’s top Litter Prevention distinction was recently awarded to the City of Brunswick and Glynn County government for their joint Coastal Litter Prevention Program. The state’s Litter Prevention award recognizes educational and remedial efforts designed to change […]

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  • New Year’s Day Beach Sweep Slated

    New Year’s Day Beach Sweep Slated BRUNSWICK, GA (December 11, 2017) – Ring in the New Year, welcome in a clean and green 2018 and make a difference at the same time – join in Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s New Year’s Day beach sweep!  Volunteers meet at the St. Simons Island Old Coast Guard Station […]

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  • Ultimate Christmas Tree Contest Winners Announced

    Ultimate Christmas Tree Contest Winners Announced Kicking off Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign, The Home Depot in Brunswick recently awarded five local Boys and Girls Club members live Christmas trees of their very own. To promote the Chipper effort, the students participated in an art contest […]

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  • Christmas Tree Recycling Effort Continues Golden Isles Holiday Tradition 

    Christmas Tree Recycling Effort Continues Golden Isles Holiday Tradition  BRUNSWICK, GA (November 21, 2017) – A Golden Isles holiday tradition continues with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign. On January 6, 2018 from 9AM-1PM, volunteers will be on hand to assist with tree drop-offs at The Home Depot, […]

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  • 2017 School Recycling Challenge a Success

    2017 School Recycling Challenge a Success BRUNSWICK, GA (November 9, 2017) — With the goal of reducing waste, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s 2017 School Recycling Challenge did just that. This fall, eleven local schools took part in the Challenge to collect non-traditional items for recycling. By collecting items not accepted in local curbside recycling programs, […]

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  • KGIB Tree Buddy Program Volunteers Needed

    KGIB Tree Buddy Program Volunteers Needed BRUNSWICK, GA (November 3, 2017) – Make a difference and be part of a project that will benefit Golden Isles generations to come – participate in Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s “Tree Buddy” program. With the replanting of 40 new live oak trees to replace those lost to Hurricane Matthew, […]

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