• City/County Get Tough on Litter by Updating Ordinances

    City/County Get Tough on Litter by Updating Ordinances  BRUNSWICK, GA (April 5, 2017) — In an effort to meet local litter challenges, the Glynn County and Brunswick City Boards of Commissioners have approved updates to their respective existing litter ordinances. The updated litter ordinances are clearly written, incorporate pertinent State litter ordinances, contain an enhanced […]

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  • KGIB Annual Electronics Recycling & More event slated for April 22

    KGIB Annual Electronics Recycling & More event slated for April 22 BRUNSWICK, GA – (March 27, 2017) – Wondering what to do with old electronics, clothes, batteries, prescription drugs, light bulbs, sensitive documents and scrap metal? Bring them to the annual Electronics Recycling and More event on April 22, 9am-1pm at Glynn Place Mall’s JCPenney […]

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  • Volunteers Sought for City of Brunswick Spring Cleaning Effort

    Volunteers Sought for City of Brunswick Spring Cleaning Effort BRUNSWICK, GA – (March 28, 2017) – The City of Brunswick will conduct its first city-wide “Clean Your Neighborhood Party” effort on Saturday, April 22, 9AM-11AM with a volunteer celebration cookout to follow in Sidney Lanier Park. Taking a neighborhood to neighborhood approach, the City is […]

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  • Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Earns State and National Honors

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Earns State and National Honors BRUNSWICK, GA (March 14, 2017) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful was recently awarded the 2016 “Affiliate Award of Excellence” by Keep America Beautiful. As only one of 10 affiliates to receive this prestigious award in a national network of more than 620 statewide and community-based affiliates, […]

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  • County to employ “Trash Free Beach” policy

    For Immediate Release: March 3, 2017 Contact: Kathryn Downs kdowns@glynncounty-ga.gov 912-554-7412 County to employ “Trash Free Beach” policy GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. – In an effort to modernize litter control, Glynn County, in coordination with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and the Convention and Visitors Bureau, has developed a Trash Free Beach initiative to reduce waste on […]

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  • 2017 Community Litter Index Completed

    2017 Community Litter Index Completed For the seventh 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 allow affiliates to quickly and reliably assess […]

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  • Arbor Day Tree Planted

    Arbor Day Tree Planted BRUNSWICK, GA (February 22, 2017) – In observance of Georgia Arbor Day, UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant EcoScapes Program, Georgia Forestry Commission and Keep Golden Isles Beautiful presented a short educational program and planted a native flatwoods plum, Prunus umbellata, with clients of the City of Brunswick’s Roosevelt Harris […]

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  • Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Kicks Off the 19th Annual Great American Cleanup

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Kicks Off the 19th Annual Great American Cleanup BRUNSWICK, GA – (February 21, 2017) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful welcomes spring by kicking off the 19th annual Great American Cleanup – the country’s largest community improvement program engaging more than 4 million volunteers in over 20,000 communities nationwide. A Keep America […]

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  • March “Marsh Madness” Cleanups Planned

    March “Marsh Madness” Cleanups Planned BRUNSWICK, GA – (February 21, 2017) – Roll up your sleeves, put on your mud boots and come get muddy with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful! Help keep the beautiful Marshes of Glynn litter free at one of six Keep Golden Isles Beautiful scheduled March “Marsh Madness” Cleanups!  Kicking off the […]

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  • Litter Prevention Public Art Sculptures Installed Throughout Golden Isles

    Litter Prevention Public Art Sculptures Installed Throughout Golden Isles 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 to […]

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