Keep America Beautiful

Resource pages for "Keep America Beautiful"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


cigarette litter

Do Cigarettes Litter Your Landscape?

Nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful announces the grant application period for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Deadline is April 10, 2020.
Recycling Bin Grant

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Application Open

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful grants are available to increase public space recycling collection infrastructure.
America Recycles Day

November 15 Is America Recycles Day

This week, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, in concert with the U.S. EPA, has conducted a series of initiatives to showcase what's possible through recycling.
waste management

Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.
recycling competition

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Eighth Annual Recycle-Bowl

The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.
Recycling Bins

Grant Places More Than 900 Recycling Bins In Public Parks Across U.S.

Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.
cigarette litter

Question Of The Week: Ways To Prevent Cigarette Litter?

Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.
recycling competition

Indiana Elementary School Is First Repeat Recycle-Bowl Champion

For the second time, Bon Air Elementary beat out more than 1,000 other schools to become the K-12 recycling competition's National Champion.

Grants For Recycling Bins In Park Settings Available

The sixth annual Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program is accepting applications until February 16, 2018.
recycling programs

The 20th Annual America Recycles Day

Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.
prevent littering

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.
littering

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students “How Will You … End Littering?”

The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.
recycling

Keep America Beautiful Launches 2017 Recycle-Bowl

The K-12 school-based competition helps communities improve their recycling efforts by educating students and community members on how and what to recycle, while providing an array of resources.
Plastics Recycling

Dow, Keep America Beautiful Team Up To Increase Plastics Recycling

Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.
Flint water crisis

Flint, MI Schools Launch Water Bottle Recycling Initiative

This builds upon a partnership forged in 2016 that provided for storage and delivery of bottled water to Flint schools.
Waste Management

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.
compost

Free Workplace Composting Guide Available

The guide provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help workplaces divert organic matter from landfills through composting.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Results Of “Recycling At Work” Research Study

Convenience and bin size are keys to establishing improved results of recycling in the workplace.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Bowl Of All—The Recycle-Bowl!

More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables recovered.

Combating Cigarette Litter

Keep America Beautiful reports, on average, 54% less cigarette litter in communities implementing its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2011.

Webinars

Operational Efficiency

Free Webinar: Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn

Attend this free webinar and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.
Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.

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