The Blog
Structural Pruning of Young Trees

Our Crew Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) employees a crew of high school students and adult leaders who work to structurally prune trees planted by KIB three years ago (in 2012). This crew prunes young trees, in accordance with arboricultural best practices, to improve the physical structure of each tree. Our Goal Our goal in structural pruning is to improve the … Read more

Making Change for a Beautiful Indy!

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is excited to partner with Make Change Indy to encourage and reward green activities in our community. Volunteers at select KIB projects in the Fountain Square area will receive community currency in return for their service with us, helping people and nature thrive. That earned community currency—up to a $20 value—can be used at local businesses also … Read more

What does this place mean to you?

Of the many joys KIB has working with the community on beautification projects in our city, one of our favorites is the IPL Project GreenSpace program. Once our annual GreenSpace grants are awarded in August, we begin the work with the project committee and the community in helping to design and build a greenspace that will serve the community for … Read more

Who uses KIB trashboxes? You!

Black-tie, cocktail, festival wear? What is the one accessory that goes with every event, regardless of the attire? A KIB trashbox! KIB trashboxes, available for just $4, have been gracing the grounds of events like Indy Film Fest, Earth Day Indiana, Talbot Street Art Fair, Indieana Handicraft Exchange, Woodruff Place Flea Market, Indy Irish Fest, Art Squared and more for … Read more

Dave & Josh Wood

Occupation/Company/Organization/Position: D: Retired J: Heavy Equipment Operator What neighborhood do you live in? D: Sullivan, IN at beautiful Lake Sullivan J: Sullivan Indiana. I don’t expect anyone to know where that it. What is the most inspiring place in Indianapolis? D: Soldiers and Sailors Monument How long have you volunteered with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful? D: This is my second time. J: This is my … Read more