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Recognition

GCAA Cat. 3 Winner: Bastrop

Each year, the Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) celebrate ten Texas communities for their achievements in litter prevention, beautification, public awareness, and other focus areas. Categorized by population, these ten cities share a prize of $2 million in landscaping projects. Bastrop is a resilient city. In 2011, the largest wildfire…
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August 8, 2017
Recognition

GCAA Cat. 2 Winner: San Saba

Each year, the Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) celebrate ten Texas communities for their achievements in litter prevention, beautification, public awareness, and other focus areas. Categorized by population, these ten cities share a prize of $2 million in landscaping projects. San Saba is known for its pecans, vineyards and picturesque…
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August 7, 2017
Recognition

GCAA Cat. 1 Winner: Muenster

Each year, the Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) celebrate ten Texas communities for their achievements in litter prevention, beautification, public awareness, and other focus areas. From the Texas coast to the Panhandle, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded cities with this honor since 1986. Each year, the Governor's…
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August 7, 2017
Programs

Check out the 2017 Green Bag Grant Applications!

The opportunity to win up to $3,000 dollars for your community's KTB programs is here again, thanks to H-E-B and Central Market's Green Bag Grants! We are excited to announce that the application for the 2017 Green Bag Grants is now open and accepting enthusiastic applicants! In previous years H-E-B/Central Market have…
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July 26, 2017
Recycling

5 Sweet Summer Recycling Tips

Everyone knows that now is the perfect time to kick back, relax and enjoy that sweet, sweet summer time. That means spending the majority of the time hanging out in the great outdoors soaking up some vitamin D and enjoying all the natural beauty Texas has to offer. And while…
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July 19, 2017
History

Things may look a bit different around here…

Have you checked out the Keep Texas Beautiful website recently? Things may look a little different than you remember. This morning, our team launched a fresh new look to help KTB friends, family and guests learn more and have better access to our mission, tools and resources on the web.…
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May 23, 2017
KTB Blog

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May 9, 2017
Recycling

The Truth About Carton Recycling: Myth vs. Reality

Carton recycling continues to gain momentum in Texas. With recycling programs across the state adding cartons, there are several common questions that are raised. Read about a few of the most common myths and realities about cartons. Myth: Cartons have a "wax" coating.Reality: Food and beverage cartons do not contain any…
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March 3, 2015
Programs

Keep America Beautiful Presents Pflugerville’s Sarah Young with First Place Youth Recognition Award

Pflugerville's Sarah Young was recognized for her outstanding commitment to improving her community environment with the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) First Place Youth Recognition Award. Keep America Beautiful, the nation's leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, presented the award during its recent National Conference in Charlotte, NC where…
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February 24, 2014