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Ridgeland High Students Reeling in Recyclables

Ridgeland High Students Reeling in Recyclables

Ridgeland High School students are working with Keep Mississippi Beautiful and Keep the Rez Beautiful to compete in this year’s national Recycle-Bowl Competition. Keep America Beautiful, KRB’s parent organization, sponsors this event in which schools compete to gather the most recyclables. The winning school in Mississippi wins $1,000, and Ridgeland High School is vying for … ...
Info on our upcoming event for America Recycles Day

Info on our upcoming event for America Recycles Day

Keep the Rez Beautiful will be hosting America Recycles Day a little bit early – but we promise it’ll be a great event. We are holding a cleanup (both on foot and in kayak) as well as providing opportunities for people to drop off their recyclables. Our event will be held Nov. 5, and everyone … Read more Info on our upcoming event for America Recycles Day ...

KRB’s greening efforts covered by Rankin Ledger

Rankin Ledger covered Keep the Rez Beautiful’s plans to beautify a vacant site on Scenic Drive. Click here to read the article that printed Sept. 20. Right now, KRB is working with landscape architects to synthesize the different concepts developed by Rez-area residents. We hope to meet with the landscape architects in the next month … Read more KRB’s greening efforts covered by ...
KRB Holds First-Ever Charrette

KRB Holds First-Ever Charrette

About 25 people gathered Saturday to help design concepts for a new green space proposed for Scenic Drive between the Turtle Creek and Forest Point subdivisions. The group was divided into three groups, each of which designed a potential concept for the park. Keep the Rez Beautiful was awarded a $2,000 grant for beautification, and … Read more KRB Holds First-Ever Charrette ...

Help Us Design a Park on Saturday

Keep the Rez Beautiful’s first major beautification effort will make its first big stride Saturday when the organization invites the public to help design a greenspace on Scenic Drive. KRB received a $2,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful for beautification. Because KRB believes in the importance of public participation, the organization has organized a public … Read more Help Us ...
KRB Director Makes News for Conservation

KRB Director Makes News for Conservation

Jeannine May, KRB’s executive director, made the news this week at an event that promoted conservation of threatened and endangered species. May works as the state public affairs specialist for the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, and her agency is helping The Nature Conservancy create new habitats for the gopher frog in Jackson County. Click … Read more KRB ...