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  • Title: Keep Georgia Beautiful | Home
    Descriptive info: About.. Find Your Local Affiliate.. For Affiliates.. Events.. Awards and Grants.. Publications & Forms.. Contact Us.. Keep Athens Clarke Beautiful “Litter Gitter” Program.. At Keep Georgia Beautiful we know that clean land, water and air are important to Georgians.. For 30 years, we have been working with volunteers from our statewide network of affiliates to protect and improve Georgia's environment.. Litter.. Prevention.. Waste Reduction.. and Recycling.. Community Greening.. Water.. Education.. An Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful.. 2012 Keep Georgia Beautiful..

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  • Title: About/Contact Us
    Descriptive info: KGBF and Georgia Recycling Coalition launch statewide program, “A Bag’s Life” to promote recycling of plastic bags and other film products.. Keep Georgia Beautiful is not only the first state network of Keep America Beautiful, but the largest as well.. Mission/Guiding Principles.. Who We Are.. The Keep America Beautiful Five Step Process.. Board of Directors..

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  • Title: Contact Your Local Keep America Beautiful Affiliate
    Descriptive info: Dedicated Keep DeKalb Beautiful volunteer.. Affiliate Directory.. Affiliate Map.. Establish a KAB Affiliate in Your Community..

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  • Title: For Affiliates
    Descriptive info: KGBF volunteers at Georgia Power’s annual Renew Our Rivers event with Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful.. “It’s a Process.. ” Quick links and references just for our KAB Affiliates in Georgia.. Get the Facts.. KGBF Needs Assessment at a Glance.. (2011).. Statewide Studies/Resources for Georgia.. Georgia Recycling Markets Directory.. Water Toolkit.. Roadside Litter Study.. (2008).. Solid Waste Characterization Study.. Composting! Residential Source Separated Organics Collection Toolkit: In 2009, more than 90 cities in the United States offered separate curbside collection for source separated organics (SSO) from residents (U.. S.. Residential Food Waste Collection and Composting, BioCycle, December 2009).. The number of communities with SSO curbside programs was over double that reported in 2007.. However, few of these communities are located in the southeast.. In an  ...   curbside collection of SSO.. Click here.. Film Plastic Research: film plastic comprises 7.. 4 percent of municipal solid waste (MSW) disposed in the State of Georgia (State) landfills by weight, the fourth most abundant material worth an estimated $50 million.. Reading Room.. Involve the People.. List of Georgia Keep America Beautiful Affiliates.. Board Resources.. GBeda.. (executive directors association).. KAB Affiliate Forum.. Media PSAs- TV/Web/Radio.. KAB Man.. Litter.. It Costs You.. Ice Age – Environmental Acts of N’ICEness.. Only Losers Litter.. 25 Ways to Keep Georgia Beautiful.. KAB PSA available for download.. Plan Systematically.. Great American Cleanup Program Kit.. KAB Grants.. KGBF Mascots.. Buster Reservation Form.. (doc).. Chipper Reservation Form.. Focus on Results.. ReTrac Connect: KAB Annual Report.. Provide Positive Reinforcement.. KAB Awards.. KGBF Awards..

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  • Title: Keep Georgia Beautiful Events
    Descriptive info: Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful volunteers paint a Rivers Alive mural on the Turner McCall Bridge by the Oostanaula.. Keep Georgia Beautiful Events.. Join volunteers from across the state to help improve your community!.. Click Here.. for more details.. Bring your Christmas tree to be recycled during the.. Bring One for the Chipper.. campaign.. Renew your pledge to recycle, register your local ARD event to  ...   Recycles Day website.. ! Or sign your school up for Keep America Beautiful's brand new k-12 school recycling contest.. Recycle Bowl.. For year round recycling information visit the.. Georgia Recycling Coalition.. Join thousands of Georgian's as they work to clean up the state's rivers and streams during.. Rivers Alive!.. Learn to plan your own.. Children's Water Festival.. and sign up to borrow the festival trailer!..

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  • Title: Awards and Grants
    Descriptive info: Keep Athens Clarke Beautiful school garden work day.. Keep Georgia Beautiful.. Awards Program.. Applications now open! Deadline to Apply: October 1, 2012 (for all awards).. The Awards Program honors those whose ongoing efforts in community improvement, waste reduction, and/or litter prevention exemplify leadership in protecting Georgia’s environment.. The KGB mission is to build and support community environmental activities and behaviors resulting in a more beautiful Georgia.. The Awards Program is based on the belief that positive reinforcement of hardworking and deserving individuals advances KGB’s mission and is a key way to create sustainable communities..  ...   for you, your organization, and your volunteers.. Do you need to heighten awareness of your program with a city council, board of directors, students or your boss? What better way to attract new funding, business and civic partners or volunteers than to have an award-winning program?.. The first place winners will be recognized at Keep Georgia Beautiful Annual Awards Event (more event details to come).. Certificates are also available for second place, and Distinguished Winners.. A press release will be issued and sent out statewide with results.. KGB State Awards.. KGB Individual Awards.. KGB Grants..

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  • Title: Keep Georgia Beautiful Publications and Forms
    Descriptive info: Great American Cleanup 2012 Kick-off Event at State Capitol.. Publications and Forms.. Publications.. Keep Georgia Beautiful Brochure.. Every Drop Counts Brochure.. Home Composting Brochure.. Secure Your Load Brochure.. Georgia’s Litter Laws –.. Coming Soon.. Mascot Reservations.. "Chipper" Mascot Reservation Form.. (Please click here to check Chipper's calendar for availability).. “Brown Trasher” Reservation Form (Word doc)..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: DeKalb County’s Seminole Rd Landfill renewable energy center inauguration.. Keep Georgia Beautiful Staff Contact Information.. Sarah Visser.. , Executive Director.. (404) 679-4910.. sarah.. visser@kgbf.. org.. Kanika Greenlee.. , Director of Programs & Development.. (404) 679-1580.. Kanika.. greenlee@kgbf.. Reach us by mail at:.. Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.. 60 Executive Park South, NE.. Atlanta, GA 30329-2231..

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  • Title: Support Us
    Descriptive info: KGB Home.. About KGB.. KGBeda.. Annual Awards.. and Grants.. Media.. KAB affiliates and volunteers pose with First Lady Deal to launch the 2012 Great American Cleanup in Georgia.. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation is a registered charitable organization in Georgia.. Please send your tax deductible donation to:.. The Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation.. Atlanta, Georgia 30329.. If you are a state employee, you can also donate to the Foundation through the State's Charitable Contributions Program by selecting number 161000.. The  ...   that recognize the difference affiliates make in Georgia.. The Foundation would like to offer special thanks to:.. Steward Level:.. Patron Level:.. Premiere Level:.. Leader Level.. :.. Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association.. ,.. Georgia Electric Membership Corporation.. Sustainer Level:.. Caraustar, Miller Coors, Publix Supermarket Charities, State Employees Charitable Contributions Campaign.. Supporter Level:.. APCO Graphics, Georgia Association of Convenience Stores, MEAG Power.. Bring One for the Chipper Program.. : Ferry Morse, Davey Tree, The Home Depot, WXIA-11Alive.. Thank you for your support!..

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  • Title: About/Contact Us
    Descriptive info: The Facts.. Cleaning up our state will require the "three Es" -- a united effort to.. educate.. people about the problem,.. enforce.. litter laws and.. eradicate.. litter from our communities.. Education - Learn About Litter.. Litter is misplaced, abandoned, or discarded waste.. Litter impacts our quality of life, destroying the state's natural beauty, harming or killing wildlife, diminishing water quality and causing increased costs to treat it for public consumption, and is a contributing factor to several motorist deaths a year.. Cigarette butts are litter.. The most commonly littered items found during roadside cleanups are fast food wrappers, cigarette butts and aluminum cans.. Georgia market research has shown that the most likely person to litter, regardless of race, income, and education level is a male between the ages of 18-25.. Litter is everyone's responsibility.. Individuals must accept responsibility for litter prevention.. Littered recyclable items are a lost resource.. A clean community welcomes economic growth and development.. Eradication - Clean Up Litter.. The Georgia Department of Transportation annually removes litter from 1,245 interstate miles and 18,000 state route miles.. Cities and counties are responsible for litter cleanup along 96,818 miles of local roads or 84% of the total road miles in the state.. Nearly 400 organizations participated in the April 2006 Great American Cleanup activities, picking up almost 4 million pounds of litter and debris.. During this effort, an  ...   are active programs in many communities.. More than 400 organizations are active in Georgia's Adopt-A-Highway program and there are 67 Keep America Beautiful affiliates serving 75% of the state's population.. In 2006, the Georgia Department of Transportation spent almost $14 million to pick up litter on state highways alone.. This does not include local government, nonprofit and corporate cleanup efforts.. Enforcement - Stop Litter.. Littering is a crime.. Anyone caught littering in Georgia can be ordered to pay a fine of as much as $1,000 or more for serious littering violations.. Convicted litterers can also be ordered to clean up a littered area in a community.. Littered neighborhoods can result in property values being lowered by as much as 15% and often lead to more serious crimes.. Georgia's litter laws can be enforced on both public and private property.. Public perception is "I won't get caught," and if I do, prosecutors and judges don't consider littering a serious crime and will not prosecute or enforce a littering citation.. Anything leaving a vehicle and falling on the roadside is litter.. The driver of the vehicle is guilty of a misdemeanor.. Successful litter prevention programs are the result of bringing civic organizations, local government officials (including enforcement personnel) and businesses together to identify the issues and implement solutions.. Municipal, Probate, Magistrate, State, and Superior Courts all have jurisdiction over littering citations..

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