• KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service

    KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service  Celebrating community and honoring volunteers was the focus of Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s recent Volunteer Recognition Luncheon. Ten community volunteer and partner awards were presented: Community Partner of the Year/Non-Profit, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc; Community Partner of the Year/Profit, The Brunswick News Publishing Company; Outstanding Public Official, Commissioner […]

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  • KGIB Talks Trash with Glynn County Third Graders

    KGIB Talks Trash with Glynn County Third Graders BRUNSWICK, GA (December 14, 2016) — EDUCATIONAL EXCITEMENT — KGIB has completed our November / December tour of the Glynn County public school third grade classes! In two months, KGIB presented the IS TRASH REALLY TRASH educational program at 10 elementary schools reaching 923 Golden Isles third […]

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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 eleven 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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  • Marshes of Glynn Girls Scouts Promote Christmas Tree Recycling and Capture First Place in Brunswick Christmas Parade

    Marshes of Glynn Girls Scouts Promote Christmas Tree Recycling and Capture First Place in Brunswick Christmas Parade BRUNSWICK, GA (December 6, 2016) — Congratulations to the Marshes of Glynn Girl Scouts for capturing FIRST PLACE in the Brunswick Christmas Parade. Partnering with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful to promote the annual Bring One for the Chipper […]

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  • KGIB and Brunswick’s Embassy Suites Earn Top State Distinctions

    KGIB and Brunswick’s Embassy Suites Earn Top State Distinctions BRUNSWICK, GA (December 5, 2016) – Over 200 Georgians attended the 38th annual Keep Georgia Beautiful awards luncheon recently in Atlanta, honoring individuals and organizations working to improve Georgia’s environment. The Keep Golden Isles Beautiful affiliate and its project partnerships were awarded top honors in three […]

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  • Public Participation Encouraged in Litter Awareness Public Art Sculpture Installations

    Public Participation Encouraged in Litter Awareness Public Art Sculpture Installations BRUNSWICK, GA (November 29, 2016) —  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 […]

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  • Artists/Crafters Sought for Community Jubilee Silent Auction

    Artists/Crafters Sought for Community Jubilee Silent Auction BRUNSWICK, GA (November 27, 2016) — Let your creativity make a difference in the Golden Isles! KGIB is seeking upcycled artwork for inclusion in our annual Community Jubilee up/recycled art silent auction! Funds raised further KGIB efforts, projects and initiatives. Artwork verbal/email commitment deadline, January 3, 2017. Artwork […]

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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 22, 2016) – A Golden Isles holiday tradition continues with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s annual Bring One for the Chipper Christmas tree recycling campaign. On January 7, 2017 from 9AM-1PM, volunteers will be on hand to assist with tree drop-offs at The Home Depot, […]

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  • 2016 School Recycling Challenge a Success

    2016 School Recycling Challenge a Success BRUNSWICK, GA (November 18, 2016) — With the goal of reducing waste, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s 2016 School Recycling Challenge did just that. This fall, fourteen 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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  • CCGA Innovative Recycling Opportunity Marks America Recycles Day

    CCGA Innovative Recycling Opportunity Marks America Recycles Day BRUNSWICK, GA (November 4, 2016) — In celebration of America Recycles Day, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful, the College of Coastal Georgia and the Brunswick Downtown Development Authority have joined forces to provide an enhanced recycling opportunity on the college’s Brunswick campus. Newly added recycling containers now collect […]

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