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KBB Praises Govt’s Single-Use Plastic Plans

KBB Praises Govt’s Single-Use Plastic Plans

“This continued commitment by the Government to single-use legislation puts Bermuda at the forefront of the global fight against plastic pollution,” Keep Bermuda Beautiful said. This follows after Minister of Home Affairs Walter Roban announced that ”the Government has committed to eliminating single-use plastics by 2022.”A... Read more of this article

Student Launches Clean Up Doughnut Challenge

Student Launches Clean Up Doughnut Challenge

Student Isis Tucker recently teamed up with Keep Bermuda Beautiful to launch a cleanup effort  — called the ‘Doughnut Challenge’ –  in which the school class that collected the most trash won a doughnut party. A spokesperson said, “Isis Tucker, a Year 8 Saltus student, approached Keep Bermuda Beautiful with the idea... Read more of this article

250 Volunteers Join KBB Great Big Cleanup

250 Volunteers Join KBB Great Big Cleanup

250 volunteers took part in the annual Great Big Cleanup event hosted by Keep Bermuda Beautiful over the past weekend. A spokesperson said, “Over the past weekend 250 volunteers joined Keep Bermuda Beautiful at 56 locations islandwide for their annual Great Big Cleanup event. Tonnes of litter were removed from the Island’s roadsides, parks,... Read more of this article

KBB Announce Launch Of New Website

KBB Announce Launch Of New Website

Keep Bermuda Beautiful announced the launch of a new website – www.kbb.bm – which they said is “easy to navigate, provides lots of fun facts and clear information on the various ways people can get involved.” Board President Stefan Smith said, “We wanted to have a clean and modern website with improved functionality. The new site is... Read more of this article

Under 40s In Philanthropy & KBB Clean Up Event

Under 40s In Philanthropy & KBB Clean Up Event

The Under 40s in Philanthropy Group has partnered with Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] to host a community clean up on Turtle Bay Beach, Cooper’s Island on Saturday, March 27 from 10am – 12pm. A spokesperson said, “The purpose of the community cleanup in the middle of a pandemic is to remind our community it has a duty to keep Bermuda beautiful... Read more of this article

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $5K To KBB

Garden Club Of Bermuda Donates $5K To KBB

Members of the Garden Club of Bermuda made a donation of $5,000 to Keep Bermuda Beautiful this week.Garden Club President, Jan Macdonald and Garden Club Representative to the Keep Bermuda Beautiful Board, Susan Black presented the nonprofit organisation with a cheque for $5000 to sponsor cleanup kits. These kits, which include litter grabbers, are... Read more of this article

Brownies & Guides Take Part In KBB Clean Up

Brownies & Guides Take Part In KBB Clean Up

Bermuda’s Brownies and Guides recently participated in a Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] clean up, working in the area across from Southampton Rangers Club. A spokesperson said, “The Brownies and Guides participated in the KBB clean up on Saturday morning, where they worked in the area across from Southampton Rangers Club. Her Excellency, Ms.... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With Anne Hyde

Video: BNV Interview With Anne Hyde

Outgoing Keep Bermuda Beautiful [KBB] Executive Director Anne Hyde is joining Bernews today [Jan 22] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series. Related StoriesVideo: BNV With LaKiesha-Marie Wolffe Video: BNV Discussion With Gina Spence Video: Interview With Laurie Shiell & Dany Pen KBB Announces Changes... Read more of this article

Berry Appointed As New KBB Executive Director

Berry Appointed As New KBB Executive Director

The Board of Directors has appointed Katie Cooper Berry as the new Executive Director to take the reins at Keep Bermuda Beautiful. A spokesperson said, “The Board of Directors has appointed Katie Cooper Berry as the new Executive Director to take the reins at Keep Bermuda Beautiful. Ms. Berry beat out more than three dozen applicants to win the lead... Read more of this article

AXIS Sponsors Ocean Plastics Documentary

AXIS Sponsors Ocean Plastics Documentary

Keep Bermuda Beautiful and LookBermuda are partnering to create an educational film that will “raise awareness about plastic pollution,” with Axis Capital acting as the lead sponsor for the three-year project. A spokesperson said, “Keep Bermuda Beautiful and LookBermuda announced plans to create an educational film that will raise... Read more of this article

KBB: No Christmas Party At Elbow This Year

KBB: No Christmas Party At Elbow This Year

Noting the Covid-19 restrictions and hurricane damage to the public access at Elbow Beach, Keep Bermuda Beautiful has advised the public that “they should not plan to celebrate Christmas at Elbow Beach.” A spokesperson said, “It has become a Bermuda tradition to go to the beach on Christmas morning, but this will not be the case this... Read more of this article

Phoenix Rugby Team Volunteer To Support KBB

Phoenix Rugby Team Volunteer To Support KBB

Players and staff of the Phoenix World Tens Series team used their down time on Thursday morning to volunteer for the Keep Bermuda Beautiful charity. Head Coach Braam van Straaten and his playing squad collected cans and bottles for recycling and other pieces of trash along the railway walk as a way of showing their support to the Keep Bermuda Beautiful... Read more of this article

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

Photos: KBB Coastal Cleanup At Mangrove Bay

The Sandy’s Parish Council hosted a Keep Bermuda Beautiful Coastal Cleanup this weekend at Mangrove Bay in the west end, with a number of enthusiastic volunteers, including area MPs Minister Kim Wilson and Jamahl Simmons, helping to clean up the shoreline area. Related StoriesPhotos: US Consulate... Read more of this article