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Great Indy Cleanup

Celebrating a year of impact

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: December 27, 2023
Categories: Adopt-A-Block, Clean Neighborhoods, Engaged Citizens, Great Indy Cleanup, KIB Ambassadors, Trees and Native Habitats, Uncategorized, Urban Naturalists, Volunteers

We’ve been making our city cleaner, greener, and friendlier since 1976. With the support of our volunteers, advocates and partners, we continue to accomplish extraordinary things together. This year was no exception! Just like ecosystems in nature, communities that are connected and support one another become stronger and more resilient. None of our work would […]

Bin Your Butts goes mobile

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: October 23, 2023
Categories: Adopt-A-Block, Clean Neighborhoods, Education, Engaged Citizens, Great Indy Cleanup, Partners

Allow me to the set the scene: a friend of mine was standing in her kitchen, carefully removing a staple from her tea bag, so that she could compost it. She considered herself an A+ composter and was happy to be doing her part to live more sustainably. The television was on, and as she […]

Illegal dumping is a problem in Indianapolis. Here’s how you can help.

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: July 10, 2023
Categories: Adopt-A-Block, Clean Neighborhoods, Engaged Citizens, Great Indy Cleanup, KIB in the News

Summer Keown, KIB’s director of clean neighborhoods, was recently featured in the IndyStar to discuss Illegal dumping and what you can do about it. From reporting issues to the Mayor’s Action Center to organizing a Great Indy Cleanup, we’ve got you covered. Read the full story here.

Community Love Fest Clean-Up occurs hours after carjacking in same area

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: June 12, 2023
Categories: Community Forestry, Great Indy Cleanup, KIB in the News

Vests were on and buckets were in hand for day one of Community Love Fest.  Love Fest is a grassroots effort to drive out hate with love across the city. It kicked off with the “Great Indy Clean-Up” along East 34th St. and Keystone Avenue.  See the full story from FOX 59 below.

Volunteers step up to clean up waste on Earth Day

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: April 25, 2023
Categories: Great Indy Cleanup, KIB in the News, Volunteers

Earth Day is a time for people across the globe to come together to show support for protecting our planet and the environment. In Indiana, communities across the state participated in clean-up events as part of Earth Day celebrations. One of those events happened in a local neighborhood on the northwest side of Indianapolis. Keep […]