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Planting seeds of unity and growth

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: April 3, 2024
Categories: Community Forestry, Engaged Citizens, Partners, Trees and Native Habitats

On Thursday, March 28, we partnered with the Center for Interfaith Cooperation to celebrate the arrival of Spring with an interfaith tree planting at Marian University.  Spring is often associated with rebirth and renewal. In addition to welcoming the many wonders of Spring, this season also holds special significance for several faith communities as they […]

Empowering Youth, Tree Health, and Buzzworthy Backyards: Reflections from Keep America Beautiful conference

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: February 22, 2024
Categories: Education, Engaged Citizens, Partners, Trees and Native Habitats

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of speaking on two separate panels at the national Keep America Beautiful conference in San Diego, California, discussing the importance of greenspaces in our cities. One panel focused on the benefits of engaging youth in maintaining greenspaces once established. KIB stands as a national leader, boasting our Youth […]

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” […]

Protecting our waterways together

Posted by: Benjamin Shine
Posted: November 8, 2023
Categories: Busy Roads and Waterways, Clean Neighborhoods, Education, Engaged Citizens, Partners, Volunteers

Indianapolis is a city where collaboration thrives. And our waterways are no exception! In October, we teamed up with Frank’s Paddlesports Livery and Friends of the White River for a water cleanup to help protect and preserve Wallet Island and Butterfly Island. During this guided cleanup, volunteers made a meaningful contribution to the health and […]

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 […]

Good Attracts Good: Study shows KIB’s AES Project GreenSpace sites reduce gun violence

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: September 26, 2023
Categories: AES Indiana Project Greenspace, News & Features, Partners

This morning marked a significant moment in our journey at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB), as we proudly unveiled the promising results of a year-long study of our AES Indianapolis Project GreenSpace program. Together with Mayor Joe Hogsett and other community members, we gathered at our Shelton Heights GreenSpace to announce the exciting findings of the […]

JD Finish Line Foundation partners with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: May 17, 2023
Categories: Community Forestry, Custom Day of Service, Partners

JD Finish Line Foundation has partnered with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful for the 2023 Employee Campaign where employees donated a portion of their paycheck to serve their corporate community on the Far Eastside of Indianapolis. Employees raised around $44,500 which was matched by the Foundation to support Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s mission for the Far Eastside. On […]

IMS and KIB partner to plant trees on Georgetown Road.

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: April 12, 2023
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.

Mayor Joe Hogsett plants Indy’s 30,000th tree, marking major milestone in city’s increasing sustainability and resilience goals

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: March 16, 2023
Categories: Community Forestry, News & Features, Partners

Mayor Joe Hogsett, the Indianapolis Office of Sustainability and local nonprofit Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB) gathered today to plant the 30,000th new tree in Indianapolis, celebrating the completion of a critical goal in Thrive Indianapolis as well as Indy’s 35 th official Tree City USA designation. Photos from the event are included below. The 30,000 trees included […]

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful named Affiliate of the Month by Keep America Beautiful

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: February 6, 2023
Categories: News & Features, Partners

Keep America Beautiful® is proud to announce our next Affiliate of the Month. In this KAB initiative, we feature the great work being done in our network of 700 certified affiliates. Our Affiliate of the Month for January 2023 is Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is being recognized for the Innovation Awards they received […]