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Help us green your neighborhood!

KRB is holding a tree planting day on Saturday, March 10 from 8-11:30 a.m. This volunteer opportunity will help Keep the Rez Beautiful enhance a green space on Scenic Drive between the Forest Point and Turtle Creek subdivisions. KRB received a grant, and we wanted to plant some trees that will not only beautify this … Read more Help us green your neighborhood! ...

New Drop-off for Glass Opens

Good news! Jackson is again home to a drop-off site for folks wanting to recycle glass. Glass bottles can be taken to 841 Palmyra St, a collection site owned by the city’s recycling company, Global Plastic Recyclers. This site is less than 3 miles from Rainbow Grocery, which was formerly the glass collection site in Jackson. Recycling … Read more New Drop-off for Glass Opens ...
KRB’s story was shared on the USDA Blog

KRB’s story was shared on the USDA Blog

Well, we’re a bit tardy with sharing the news… but the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) blog featured a story about Keep the Rez Beautiful (KRB). And we’re really proud of the coverage! At first you may think, “What does agriculture and KRB have in common?” But KRB and USDA have strong ties through the … Read more KRB’s story was shared on the USDA ...

Another Award in the Hopper

Yep! That’s right. Volunteers with Keep the Rez Beautiful were tapped as the recipient of another award, given by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a sub-agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. KRB received the 2011 NRCS Earth Team Partnership RC&D Award. This award was not for one particular project – just the year … Read more Another Award in the ...

KRB to Receive National Innovation Award on Friday

Keep the Rez Beautiful was selected by Keep America Beautiful, the organization’s parent organization, as the winner of the Innovation Award. This award is given annually to an affiliate who best furthers a component of the organization’s mission. KRB Executive Director Jeannine May and other members will receive the award Friday in New Orleans at … Read more KRB to Receive National ...
Volunteers Comb Streets, Creeks for Trash

Volunteers Comb Streets, Creeks for Trash

About 30 volunteers worked with Keep the Rez Beautiful to cleanup a dumpster load of trash from the streets and creeks of Rankin County. This was KRB’s first-ever kayak cleanup, and three volunteers brought kayaks to use to retrieve trash. The rest of the volunteers picked up trash on foot. The event was connected with … Read more Volunteers Comb Streets, Creeks for Trash ...