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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Volunteerism in Indianapolis

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: April 4, 2023
Categories: AES Indiana Project Greenspace, Clean Neighborhoods, Education, Engaged Citizens, News & Features, Trees and Native Habitats, Volunteers

At Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, we rely on thousands of Hoosiers every year who help us co-create a city that is cleaner, greener, healthier, and safer.  Last year, everyday citizens happily donated 16,660 hours to help us plant trees, create new greenspaces, and remove litter from our streets. When one of us lends a hand, it […]

UPDATED SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR VOLUNTEERING WITH KIB

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: July 14, 2021
Categories: Volunteers

SAFETY GUIDELINES: KIB takes your safety seriously. Masks or facial coverings are strongly encouraged during all indoor events for nonvaccinated volunteers and at the project check-in and demonstration for all KIB volunteers at this time. We also ask you to stay home for 14 days or a negative test if you experience any of the symptoms of COVID-19. If all […]

UPDATED SAFETY GUIDELINES FOR VOLUNTEERING WITH KIB

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: February 10, 2021
Categories: Volunteers

SAFETY GUIDELINES: KIB takes your safety seriously. Masks or facial coverings are required to participate in all KIB volunteer activities at this time. Gloves are strongly recommended and are provided (feel free to bring them from home also). Your group will be no more than 25 volunteers per project leader, with separate meeting sites, tools, water, and hand sanitizer […]

VOLUNTEERING WITH KEEP INDIANAPOLIS BEAUTIFUL COVID-19 HEALTH & SAFETY PROCEDURES

Posted by: Derek Glass
Posted: July 1, 2020
Categories: Volunteers

Note: Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is following guidance from Mayor Joe Hogsett and the Marion County Public Health Department regarding recommendations, restrictions, and workplace adjustments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. KIB’s volunteer and project procedures are subject to change based on guidance from Mayor Hogsett and the MCPHD.  General questions from the public or healthcare providers […]

Mulch Madness

Posted by: Jeremy Kranowitz
Posted: December 6, 2018
Categories: AES Indiana Project Greenspace, Education, Volunteers

Did you know that KIB used over 2,000 yards of mulch last year with our projects? To be exact it was 2,119 yards which comes out to about 210 trucks full!  That may seem like a lot however this is also very important to our work here at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Mulch has lots of great benefits to […]