• School Recycling Challenge

    In an effort to reduce waste, highlight non-traditional recycling and promote community stewardship, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful hosts an annual School Recycling Challenge each Fall. The Challenge is open to all Glynn County public schools, private schools, home schools and institutions of higher education. Many unusual items can be recycled via

  • BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER – Christmas Tree Recycling

    Each year Keep Golden Isles Beautiful organizes the community’s annual Christmas tree recycling effort, encouraging citizens to recycle their Christmas trees instead of dumping them along roadways, marshes and creeks. Eight community drop-off locations are available free of charge during a two-week period (click HERE for current info) with four

  • America Recycles Day

    America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Each year, on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, thousands of communities across the country participate by promoting environmental citizenship and taking action to

  • National Planting Day

    Keep America Beautiful’s National Planting Day, a fall initiative of the Great American Cleanup that takes place each September, is a national call to action designed to mobilize Americans to support local ecosystems by planting native species. National Planting Day celebrates the critical nature of native plants and trees in

  • Community Litter Index

    Keep America Beautiful affiliates utilize trained volunteer scorers in assessing the visual impact litter has on communities.The results allow affiliates to quickly and reliably assess community litter volumes with the aim of achieving long-term sustainable results. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful partners with the University of Georgia Marine Extension Service /

  • GA/FL Football Weekend

    Joining Glynn County, the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful actively encourages recycling and litter prevention in the STASH YOUR TRASH public awareness anti-litter campaign surrounding the yearly Georgia/Florida football weekend. The day prior to the annual football match up greets 10,000+ football fans

  • UP/REcycled Trash Art Exhibit

    Partnering with Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful promotes the annual UP/REcycled Trash Art Exhibit and Contest. Open to all ages, the exhibit/contest encourages waste reduction through the creative processes of upcycling and recycling. Turning trash into treasure, entries of all shapes, sizes and colors adorn the

  • Upcycling

    Upcycling is the process of converting waste materials or useless products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. A great way to breathe new life into items and keep them out of the landfill, many fun crafts and project involve upcycling. Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

  • Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

    In an unprecedented collaboration, dozens of conservation and gardening organizations have joined together to form the National Pollinator Garden Network and launch a new nationwide campaign – the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge. Designed to accelerate growing efforts across America, the Network launched the Challenge to reverse the decline of pollinating insects, such

  • Community Jubilee

    As a 501(C)3 non-profit organization, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful depends on fundraising to sustain our many programs, projects and outreach efforts. The annual “Community Jubilee” fundraising event combines great live music, delicious southern BBQ, ultra creative upcycled art silent auction and big ticket live auction. Promoting waste reduction, talented local and