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Local Faith Leaders Gather for Tree Planting

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: November 28, 2023
Categories: Community Forestry, Engaged Citizens, KIB in the News, News & Features, Partners, Trees and Native Habitats, Volunteers

For the last decade, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been touted as Giving Tuesday, a year-round global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. But for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, it’s Giving Treesday. On Tuesday, November 28, we partnered with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation to host “Giving Treesday” […]

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.

Keeping Midtown Clean: Lilly Endowment Grant Funds Workforce Development

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: April 26, 2023
Categories: Busy Roads and Waterways, KIB in the News

Thanks to a $3.78 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc., Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) is working with partners to clean up litter along several busy streets and waterways in Indianapolis through 2025. Local partners include the City, Keys2Work, the White River Alliance, and Friends of the White River. Keys2Work is a nonprofit that works with […]

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 […]

Litter is getting cleaned up along 20 of Indy’s busiest roads

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: April 12, 2023
Categories: Busy Roads and Waterways, KIB in the News

Litter is getting cleaned up along some of the busiest roads across Indianapolis by a group known as “The Clean Team.” “So we’ve been deploying people where it’s most needed,” Jeremy Kranowitz, President & CEO of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful said. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful has identified 20 busy roads that have a lot of litter using […]

IMS and KIB partner to plant trees on Georgetown Road.

Posted by: Derek Glass
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Categories: Community Forestry, Custom Day of Service, KIB in the News, Partners

Ahead of the 107th running of the Indy 500, KIB worked alongside IMS, Indy Car and racing teams to plant trees along Georgetown Road. See the full story from WISHTV below.

Lilly Day of Service brings out hundreds of employees to help clean up, brighten Indianapolis community.

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: September 23, 2022
Categories: Clean Neighborhoods, Custom Day of Service, KIB in the News, Partners

There will be different sites around Indianapolis where 950 Lilly employees will be doing 19 different projects to help spiff up parts of the town on Thursday as part of the Lilly Global Day of Service. View the video here: https://www.wishtv.com/lifestylelive/lilly-day-of-service-brings-out-hundred-of-employees-to-help-cleanup-brighten-indianapolis-community/