• SCHOOL RECYCLING CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    SCHOOL RECYCLING CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED The 2020 Keep Golden Isles Beautiful School Recycling Challenge was a big success thanks to the efforts of the 14 participating schools and contributing public. Focusing on non-traditional recyclables not currently accepted into local recycling programs, the participating schools collected 144 pounds of nontraditional recycling in 2020! Students kept cereal […]

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  • Golden Isles FFA Maintain Gateway Park Flower Beds

    Golden Isles FFA Maintain Gateway Park Flower Beds Golden Isles FFA students from the Golden Isles College and Career Academy (GICCA) have been busy at Brunswick’s gateway Overlook Park spreading mulch in flower beds. A partnership between GICCA, the City of Brunswick and Keep Golden Isles Beautiful provides maintenance of the Park’s flowerbeds as a […]

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  • Thirteenth GA/FL Beach Sweep to be Held on SUNDAY, November 8th

    Thirteenth GA/FL Beach Sweep to be Held on SUNDAY, November 8th BRUNSWICK, GA (October 19, 2020) – The thirteenth annual “GA/FL Football Weekend Community Beach Sweep” will be held this year on SUNDAY, November 8th, and organizers are seeking volunteers to help with the community litter removal endeavor. Students and football fans enjoying the St. […]

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  • 3rd Quarter Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented

    Community Clean Sweep Awards Presented BRUNSWICK, GA (October 20, 2020) – Two local organizations have been recognized for their efforts in maintaining clean and attractive premises: Heritage Christian Academy and Grace United Methodist Church have received “Clean Sweep” awards for the third quarter of 2020. Clean Sweep awards are presented quarterly by Keep Golden Isles […]

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  • September 12th “TRASH DASH” Plogging Event Invites Walkers, Joggers and Runners

    September 12th “TRASH DASH” Plogging Event Invites Walkers, Joggers and Runners BRUNSWICK, GA (August 26, 2020) – What do you get when you combine exercise, fun and litter removal?? Why, “Plogging” of course! Plogging, which merges the words “jogging” and the Swedish phrase for pick up “plocka upp,” began in 2016 as an organized activity […]

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  • July 5th Beach Sweep Slated, Volunteers Needed

    July 5th Beach Sweep Slated, Volunteers Needed BRUNSWICK, GA (June 26, 2020) – Help keep the Golden Isles clean, green and beautiful and join in Keep Golden Isles Beautiful’s inaugural July 5th beach sweep!  Volunteers meet at the St. Simons Island Old Coast Guard Station beach crossover at 7AM on Sunday, July 5th to sign […]

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  • KGIB Receives State and National Honors 

    KGIB Receives State and National Honors  BRUNSWICK, GA (February 19, 2020) – Keep Golden Isles Beautiful has been recently awarded state and national honors recognizing the educational organization’s efforts in litter prevention, waste reduction and recycling, water resource awareness, community green and education. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation bestowed the Governor’s Circle Award, recognizing efforts […]

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  • Twenty March “Marsh Madness” Cleanups Planned, Volunteers Needed

    Twenty March “Marsh Madness” Cleanups Planned, Volunteers Needed BRUNSWICK, GA – (February 7, 2020) – Roll up your sleeves, put on your boots and come get muddy with Keep Golden Isles Beautiful! Help keep the beautiful Marshes of Glynn litter free at one of multiple scheduled March “Marsh Madness” cleanups!  Sponsored locally by Georgia-Pacific Brunswick […]

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  • 2020 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival Slated for February 8

    2020 Green Screen Environmental Film Festival Slated for February 8 BRUNSWICK, GA (January 9, 2020) – Green Screen, the Golden Isles’ premier environmental film festival brings environmental awareness to the big screen on Saturday, February 8, 1:45 PM (doors open) at The Ritz Theater in historic downtown Brunswick. Organized by Green Scene of Coastal Georgia, […]

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  • KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service

    KGIB Volunteers Honored for Community Service BRUNSWICK, GA (December 12, 2019) — 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, Epworth-By-The-Sea; Community Partner of the Year/Profit, GP Cellulose Brunswick Mill; Outstanding Public Official, […]

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