• KGIB Receives State Honors

     KGIB Receives State Honors BRUNSWICK, GA (December 10, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful was awarded three prestigious honors at the recent Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation awards luncheon in Macon. KGIB was recognized in the 78-affiliate state network with the Waste Reduction and Recycling Award (non-profit) for the Is Trash Really Trash 3rd grade education […]

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  • 2018 School Recycling Challenge a Success

    2018 School Recycling Challenge a Success BRUNSWICK, GA (November 8, 2018) — With the goal of reducing waste, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s 2018 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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  • Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed

    Coastal Visionary Art Award Bestowed BRUNSWICK, GA (October 24, 2018) — Keep Golden Isles Beautiful recently presented Nahunta Elementary fifth grader Marissa Rogers with its “Coastal Visionary” art award, a unique art supply caddy created from upcycled items. Selected from the CoastFest student art contest, Marissa’s creation, a fanciful whale tail, uses an old board, […]

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  • Cigarette Litter Prevention “Coasts” into Coastal Georgia for August 24th Event

    Cigarette Litter Prevention “Coasts” into Coastal Georgia for August 24th Event BRUNSWICK, GA (August 03, 2018) – In the continued promotion of cigarette litter prevention, the GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY “drink coaster outreach effort” coasts into local pubs and restaurants on August 24th. Using GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY branded drink coasters, participating […]

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  • KGIB Offering Two Volunteer Site Leader Training Sessions

    KGIB Offering Two Volunteer Site Leader Training Sessions  BRUNSWICK, GA (July 25, 2018) – Make a difference in the Golden Isles as a volunteer Site Leader at Keep Golden Isles Beautiful community cleanup events. Site leaders represent KGIB at organized cleanups and give direction, distribute supplies, register volunteers and provide staff with post-cleanup reports. KGIB […]

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  • Coastal Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Installs Cigarette Receptacles

    Coastal Cigarette Litter Prevention Campaign Installs Cigarette Receptacles (BRUNSWICK, GA, June 5, 2018) — Promoting cigarette litter prevention, the GEORIGA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY coast-wide educational initiative is installing cigarette receptacles in public spaces near water bodies throughout Georgia’s coastal region. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant are […]

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  • 2018 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival Slated for March 24

    2018 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival Slated for March 24 BRUNSWICK, GA (March 6, 2018) – Green Screen, the Golden Isles’ premier environmental film festival, is set to explode with environmental awareness and fun on Saturday, March 24,  10:30 AM (doors open) at the Ritz Theater in historic downtown Brunswick.  Now under the reigns of Green […]

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  • Local Cigarette Litter Awareness Program Recognized as Top in Nation 

    Local Cigarette Litter Awareness Program Recognized as Top in Nation BRUNSWICK, GA (February 16, 2018) – The joint cigarette litter prevention outreach program, THIS IS LITTER TOO, by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful and the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant was recently recognized as TOP in the nation at the Keep America […]

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  • Community Orchard Planting Ceremony Slated for February 14th 

    Community Orchard Planting Ceremony Slated for February 14th  BRUNSWICK, GA (February 5, 2018) – There is more to Valentine’s Day this year than just roses and chocolates – the unveiling of the City of Brunswick’s new Community Orchard in Howard Coffin Park.  A joint project between the City, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (KGIB), Golden Isles […]

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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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