STAMFORD, Conn. (January 2023) – Every day, we are tracking articles, stories, and mentions about the efforts of the thousands of staff members and volunteers who make Keep America Beautiful the nation’s leading community improvement organization.

We feel it’s important to gather these where they are easily accessible in one space, to share with our supporters and those interested in knowing more about KAB. We update this page every day.

If you are an affiliate and have a story to add to this list, please email Director of Marketing and Communications, Abby Turpin, at

January 4:

Forsyth County is recycling Christmas trees through Jan. 28

Dawson County continues tradition of recycling Christmas trees

Keep Tyler Beautiful Unveils Three New Traffic Boxes With Floral Artwork

January 6:

Roadside cleanup scheduled for Cove

Washoe County, Carson City open collection sites for fallen tree limbs

Thomasville’s ‘Bring One for the Chipper’ continues efforts to recycle Christmas trees

January 7:

Covington seminar on using native plants to create true Louisiana landscapes

Keep Tyler Beautiful sponsors first three residential boxes in Beauty and the Box program

‘Bring One for the Chipper’: Folks in Macon recycle their old Christmas trees

January 8:

Notice trash along Brunswick County’s roadways? Here are some groups working to help.

Slidell residents to get free trees

January 9:

Keep Bossier Beautiful to plant 50 trees on Arbor Day

Ocean pollution crisis is ‘literally choking our local marine environments’ – KBB

Keep Salem Beautiful seeks cooperation in not putting non-recyclables in recycling trailer

Thank you, Bermuda

Keep Bossier Beautiful plans to plant 15 50-pound trees along Arthur Ray Teague Parkway

January 10:

Don’t Mess With Texas® Scholarship Contest Open For Applications

Woodstock is recycling Christmas trees through Jan. 20

For 4th Year, Keep America Beautiful and Diageo Partner to Support Areas In & Around MLK Jr. Corridors and Neighborhoods

January 11:

Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Launches #NoButtsAboutIt Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Yuengling and Keep Texas Beautiful Announce Official Partnership

Keep Laurens County Beautiful (KLCB) launches a new anti-litter campaign for 2023, called “Keep it Clean, Laurens County.”

January 12:


Watauga Lake cleanup set for Feb. 5

January 13:

Keep Odessa Beautiful hosting repurpose challenge

Master Gardener Community Grant Recipients

Holiday packing party

Victoria Seeks Volunteers for Queen City Neighborhood Cleanup

Southwire 2021 Sustainability Report: Community Engagement and Volunteerism

January 14:

Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship Contest open for applications

Keep Louisiana Beautiful seeking program and projects for Healthy Communities Grant

January 15:

KLB partners with sponsors to recycle 471 Christmas trees

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful kicks off community improvement project with free supply giveaway

Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful Holds MLK Day Of Service Cleanup

Keep Arkansas Beautiful notes 2022 successes, encourages 2023 participation

Elizabethton recycling dropoffs close, group hopes for alternate solution

Don’t Mess with Texas scholarship applications now open

January 16:

Volunteers join forces to clean Santa Cruz River

Garden City Fire Company launches recruitment campaign, website

January 21:

Keep Alliance Beautiful: Inside The Black Box

January 23:

More Public Garbage Cans in Logan Square Neighborhood

Watauga Lake cleanup event coming up next month

Keep Pineville Beautiful to hold cleanup event

January 24:

Bright n’ Beautiful presents 2022 Community Star award to Laurel Small Business Alliance

Keep Lee County Beautiful announces 2023-2024 board

January 25:

Annual Manual 2023: Nonprofits


McKeesport: Keep PA Beautiful names city as Community Partner

January 26:

Outside: Pick Up Artist

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful presents multi-state litter study

Warner Robins gets grant to help curb illegal trash dumping

Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful launches the #NoButtsAboutIt Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

Bright n’ Beautiful Presents 2022 Community Star Award to Laurel Small Business Alliance

“Keep Louisiana Beautiful” receives national award

January 28:

Providence: The Capital of Litter

January 29:

Where in Tampa To Get Rid of Gasparilla Beads and Help Those with Disabilities

Study examines impact of litter laws

January 30:

Hundreds of volunteers work to clean up garbage, beads left behind from Gasparilla festivities

January 31:

Mayor to litterbugs: Trash Jackson, get embarrassed

Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful pulls e-scooters, bikes from Bay after Gasparilla

South Greensburg church team recognized for recycling program


Contact: Abby Turpin, Director of Communications
Keep America Beautiful®

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January 3, 2023

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