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Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Photos: KBB Teams Pick Up 4.5 Tons Of Litter

Volunteers joined in Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s [KBB] National Cleanup over the weekend of May 16, with 28 teams picking up 4.5 tons of litter and debris from neighbourhoods and public parks across the island. “We are pleased to have the Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] support this year’s event and form ‘tourism teams’ at two of our Island’s... Read more of this article

BTA Recruiting For KBB Clean-Up Mission

BTA Recruiting For KBB Clean-Up Mission

The Bermuda Tourism Authority [BTA] is teaming up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] this weekend [May 16] for the charity’s annual island-wide National Clean-Up Day. The BTA is calling on hospitality stakeholders to join the clean-up mission on May 16 and has sent a volunteer recruitment email to its class of 400 Certified Tourism Ambassadors [CTAs]. “The... Read more of this article

Over 70 People Clean-Up John Smith’s Bay

Over 70 People Clean-Up John Smith’s Bay

A large group of over 70 people — including Saltus students, their family members and Saltus staff — turned out  on Saturday, 25th April, to clean up John Smith’s Bay as part of Keep Bermuda Beautiful’s “Adopt-A-Spot” initiative. The clean-up was organized by S4 teacher Erika Powell, who said,  “In total we collected the... Read more of this article

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Bermuda ‘Trash Art’ Shown At United Nations

Every year, students create art from beach plastics as part of a Keep Bermuda Beautiful education program, and this year one of the trash art pieces was selected to be part of a presentation at the UNEP Marine Litter Conference at the United Nations. The artwork — by Prospect Primary School’s Alaysia Swan, Khamanie Pitt-Nesbitt, Alziae... Read more of this article

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

Video: Plastic Pollution In Bermuda’s Waters

The Race for Water Odyssey crew visited Bermuda recently, having traveled from the Azores as part of their 300-day expedition that is studying the impact of plastic pollution in the ocean globally. That study continued on the island, with the crews work captured on camera and released to the public. A video released by the team features Anne Hyde of... Read more of this article

125 Volunteers Remove 4,100lbs Of Trash/Debris

125 Volunteers Remove 4,100lbs Of Trash/Debris

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] reports a busy weekend of clean-up activities with 125 volunteers in 11 locations across the Island removing more than 4,100 pounds of litter and debris. More people are helping to clean up the Island’s litter problem and are coming out in force to volunteer in their communities, KBB said. On Saturday  [Mar 14], eleven... Read more of this article

KBB Announce Appreciation Award Winners

KBB Announce Appreciation Award Winners

Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] announced the recipients of its Appreciation Awards at the 51st Annual General Meeting held recently at Masterworks Gallery in the Botanical Gardens. Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier congratulated the members of the anti-litter organization and Senator Lynne Woolridge, presented the KBB Awards in recognition of... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $10K To KBB

Keep Bermuda Beautiful has received a $10,000 donation from The Garden Club of Bermuda to go toward KBB’s 2015 fundraising drive. The presentation took place at the Garden Club’s January General Meeting where the Club President, Susan Conyers said, “We are delighted to be able to support this very worthwhile organization.” [Left to Right]: Susan... Read more of this article

KBB: “Let’s Keep Elbow Beach Beautiful”

KBB: “Let’s Keep Elbow Beach Beautiful”

Elbow Beach plays host to a popular get-together every Christmas Day, and Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] are reminding attendees to help keep the beach beautiful.KBB Executive Director, Anne Hyde, said, “KBB assists the Department of Parks by ensuring that extra bins, on loan from Waste Management, are placed along the beach. On Boxing Day morning... Read more of this article

KBB Launch “50 For 50″ Fundraising Campaign

KBB Launch “50 For 50″ Fundraising Campaign

As Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] reaches the milestone of their 50th year, they are launching an appeal through social media with the aim of increasing awareness. A spokesperson said, “Keep Bermuda Beautiful has been ‘talking trash’ for 50 years. Generations have grown up with KBB cleanups, and as a result, respect our Island home and do not... Read more of this article

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