Projects

  • Skip the Straw trash free seas program

    Skip the Straw trash free seas program Millions of plastic straws pollute our waterways and ocean, harming marine animals, such as endangered sea turtles, that ingest an alarming amount of plastics. Each year, cleanup volunteers collect hundreds of thousands of plastic straws and stirrers, which continue to make the top

  • Helium Balloon Release Awareness

    What goes up, must come down, and released helium balloons “come down” as either land litter or marine debris, potentially harming wildlife, marine life and ecosystems.  Keep Golden Isles Beautiful joined forces with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Debris Program to tackle the issue of helium balloon release debris. Many sustainable substitutions

  • Rivers Alive & International Coastal Cleanup

    Keep Golden Isles Beautiful partners with two ongoing water based litter prevention efforts: Rivers Alive and International Coastal Cleanup. Each Fall, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful volunteers perform special cleanups within the focus period of these two efforts and count specific littered items found. RIVERS ALIVE is Georgia’s annual volunteer waterway cleanup event

  • The GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP

    Be part of something BIG – the GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP! The country’s largest community improvement program, Keep America Beautiful’s GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP engages more than 4 million volunteers in over 20,000 communities nationwide. During the months of March-May, join friends and neighbors across the Golden Isles and take part in Keep Golden

  • 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

  • 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

  • Clean & Green Golf Tournament

    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 “Clean and Green” golf tournament is our largest fundraiser and is also a fun community event. Held each Spring at the Brunswick Country Club, the Clean and

  • Illegal Dumping

    Illegal dumping is prohibited in City, County and State litter ordinances and contributes to community blight. For illegal dumping, notify the following for the identified violation: Brunswick/Glynn County Police / 912-554-3645 Brunswick Code Enforcement / 912-267-3703 Glynn County Code Enforcement / 912-554-7111 Georgia State Patrol / *GSP or 912-262-2380 GA DNR