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New recycling campaign by KAB promotes recycling

New recycling campaign by KAB promotes recycling

More than four decades ago, a crying Indian begged you to pick up trash. Now, trash is asking your to be recycled. Keep America Beautiful has partnered with the Ad Council for the first time in years to launch a new advertising campaign. “They said I couldn’t dream, called me a piece of trash and … Read more New recycling campaign by KAB promotes recycling ...

KRB Announces Photo Contest Winners

A few months ago, we tasked the community to help us find the perfect images for our photo contest. We are pleased to announce the winning photographers (some entered multiple images). Congratulations and thank you to: Freddie Logan; Faye Johnston; Rod Crosby; Angie Argyle; Kenneth Ellis; and Sherrie Dean. The calendar will be for 2014. … Read more KRB Announces Photo Contest Winners ...
KRB Recognizes Top Volunteers

KRB Recognizes Top Volunteers

Keep the Rez Beautiful honors its top volunteers each year with the Rezzy Awards. This year’s awards were presented at Project Rezway on April 25 by First Lady Deborah Bryant, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality’s Donetta McCullum-Weatherspoon and KRB’s Jeannine May. The winners of these awards have dedicated time to serve their community in terms … Read more ...
Volunteers clean 2,500 pounds of trash from Reservoir streams, streets

Volunteers clean 2,500 pounds of trash from Reservoir streams, streets

Litter seekers – on foot, kayaks and paddleboards – cleaned up trash along streets and streams in central Mississippi on March 9 as part of Keep the Rez Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup. More than 2,500 pounds of trash was collected, including a shopping cart, bicycle and several tires. Volunteers also erected bird and bee boxes … Read more Volunteers clean 2,500 pounds of trash from ...
Northwest Rankin High School students help KRB, Reservoir Garden Club spruce up sign

Northwest Rankin High School students help KRB, Reservoir Garden Club spruce up sign

Students at Northwest Rankin High School recently repainted the sign for the Botanical Garden, helping KRB and the Reservoir Garden Club improve our community. Big thanks, NWRHS! ...
Keep America Beautiful honors KRB, board member

Keep America Beautiful honors KRB, board member

Keep the Rez Beautiful received Keep America Beautiful’s President’s Circle Award for exemplary performance made by certified affiliates of the national nonprofit in building and sustaining vibrant communities. Meanwhile, one of KRB’s board members, Justin Fritscher, received Keep America Beautiful’s Young Professional Award. The awards were received at Keep America Beautiful’s 60th anniversary ...