• 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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  • Community Orchard Coming to Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park

    Community Orchard Coming to Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park BRUNSWICK, GA (October 26, 2017) — A new community orchard will soon be planted inside of Brunswick’s Howard Coffin Park thanks to a Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation Community Orchards Grant secured by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (KGIB). Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful and UPS, Community Orchards Grants […]

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  • Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed

    Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed BRUNSWICK, GA  (October 23, 2017) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently presented Brunswick High School tenth grader Verna Li with its “Coastal Visionary” art award, a unique art supply caddy created from upcycled items. Selected from the CoastFest student art contest, Verna’s painting, a fanciful swirling of night and day intermixed […]

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  • New County Litter Enforcement Vehicle Unveiled

    New County Litter Enforcement Vehicle Unveiled BRUNSWICK, GA (October 19, 2017) — Glynn County’s commitment to litter reduction is shown in the addition of a new code enforcement officer specifically targeting litter/illegal dumping and a new code enforcement vehicle. The new litter truck showcases Glynn County’s natural areas and serves as a mobile education and […]

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  • Third Quarter Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Third Quarter Clean Sweep Awards Presented BRUNSWICK, GA (October 18, 2017) — The Clean Sweep Award recognizes local businesses and non-profit organizations for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises. Michael Harris TEAM Realtor has been selected as the 2017 third quarter for-profit recipient, while the The Well receives the non-profit distinction. Selected by […]

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  • Volunteer Makes Trash Can Donation

    Volunteer Makes Trash Can Donation BRUNSWICK, GA (October 17, 2017) — Local Starbucks employee Sam Rumph helps the community by picking up litter in his spare time. These volunteer hours continue making a difference via the Starbucks volunteer donation program – for 100 hours of volunteer time, Starbucks makes a $1,000 donation to a directed […]

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  • Tenth Annual Community Beach Sweep Slated for GA/FL Football Weekend

    Tenth Annual Community Beach Sweep Slated for GA/FL Football Weekend BRUNSWICK, GA (October 4, 2017) – Organizers of the tenth annual “GA/FL Football Weekend Community Beach Sweep” are seeking volunteers to help with the community litter removal endeavor. On the morning of Saturday, October 28th, community members and volunteers will assist officials in removing St. […]

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  • KGIB Awarded National $10,000 Community Restoration Grant

    KGIB Awarded National $10,000 Community Restoration Grant BRUNSWICK, GA (October 4, 2017) – Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, and Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: ADR), announces the recipients of the 2017 Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Community Restoration Grants program. The Keep […]

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  • School Recycling Challenge Focuses on Non-traditional Recycling

    School Recycling Challenge Focuses on Non-traditional Recycling and Community Stewardship BRUNSWICK, GA (September 22, 2017) – Reducing landfill waste is the focus of the annual Keep Golden Isles Beautiful 2017 School Recycling Challenge and the public is invited to support local schools in this October 9-20 endeavor. “This year’s Challenge again focuses on three items not […]

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