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2014-03-31 12:23:39

Public voting open on takingroot.troybilt.com until May 25 to determine largest grant recipient CLEVELAND, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two organizations with a commitment to improving and beautifying communities across the country are pleased to bring back Taking Root(TM), a gardening grant program introduced last year. Troy-Bilt(®), a leading manufacturer of outdoor power equipment, and Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's leading nonprofit bringing people together to build and...

2014-03-20 12:25:39

ReFoamIt wins Excellence in EPS Recycling Award CROFTON, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The EPS Industry Alliance (EPS?IA) has awarded the annual Excellence in EPS Recycling Award to ReFoamIt, a company that organizes foam recycling collections. The award is presented to companies that display an extraordinary commitment to the advancement of expanded polystyrene (EPS) recycling. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/DC87364 ReFoamIt was started in 2009 by...

2014-03-17 08:24:38

Leading Corporations Partner with National Nonprofit and Its Affiliate Network to Engage and Educate Volunteers to Improve Their Community's Environment STAMFORD, Conn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, announced today the launch of the 16th annual Great American Cleanup. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/DC83834LOGO The Great American Cleanup is the...

2014-02-03 08:22:13

461 Colleges and Universities to Participate in Largest US Student-Driven Recycling Campaign STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let the competition begin. Through March 29, a special kind of madness is in the air at college campuses across the nation - the 14(th) annual RecycleMania, the national tournament for colleges and universities competing to reduce, reuse and recycle the most. For an eight-week period, beginning today and running concurrently with the...

2014-01-28 12:21:53

More than 1,500 schools mark third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables recovered STAMFORD, Conn., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, today announced the winners of "Recycle-Bowl," the first nationwide recycling competition for elementary-, middle- and high-school students. The Recycle-Bowl® competition, sponsored by...

2013-12-12 08:24:46

STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of Jennifer M. Jehn to lead the organization as its new president and CEO, beginning in January. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131212/DC31821) Jehn is a proven leader with expansive marketing and management experience. Most recently, she held several leadership positions...

2013-11-19 23:23:59

For every pound of cigarette waste sent to TerraCycle®, a donation is made to Keep America Beautiful. Pier Park, Panama City Beach’s premier open-air shopping destination with more than 125 popular retail and dining choices, has joined a national effort to keep cigarette waste out of area landfills, waterways and off Panama City Beach streets. Panama City Beach, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Pier Park, Panama City Beach’s premier open-air shopping destination with more than 125...

2013-11-15 12:21:30

Acting Secretary Abruzzo Speaks at Unveiling of New Recycling Exhibit HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection is reminding residents that today, Friday, Nov. 15 is America Recycles Day. On Thursday, during The State Museum's unveiling of Recycling Works! - an exhibit sponsored by the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center (RMC) - Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo stressed the importance of recycling as a small way that we can all...

2013-11-14 16:22:49

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On America Recycles Day, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its environmental impact, and is making it easier for consumers to do the same. "From our 100 percent recyclable packaging to our efforts to minimize waste and support recycling programs, our industry is leading the way and doing our part to reduce our environmental impact," said Susan Neely, American Beverage...

2013-11-13 08:24:29

'I Want to Be Recycled' Campaign Appears on FreshDirect Delivery Boxes STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful are partnering with popular online grocer, FreshDirect, to feature messaging from their national I Want to Be Recycled public service advertising (PSA) campaign on all FreshDirect delivery boxes. The collaboration, announced in advance of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), is a part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about...