• 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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  • 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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