Amy Wells is the Executive Director of Keep Lewisville Beautiful. On this blog, she shares her experience with utilizing a Green Bag Grant to adapt to new changes during a pandemic. In the midst of COVID restrictions, Keep Lewisville Beautiful (KLB) wanted to give back to our community and support volunteers, but with event restrictions and C...
"VIRTUALLY" 6 months new, but …THE SHOW MUST GO ON… Keep San Angelo Beautiful (KSAB) was revitalized in February this year to bring much awareness and maintain clean, green, and beautiful spaces in San Angelo, Texas. Strategic plans were implemented, a logo, letterhead, and brochure were designed and we put it all on a...
Each year, the Governor's Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) celebrate ten Texas communities for their outstanding efforts to keep their communities beautiful. From the Texas coast to the Panhandle, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has awarded cities with this honor since 1986. Winners are selected for their ability to engage citizen...
Since around the time that "trash" became part of our daily lives and waste management became a necessity, cleanups to keep it out of the environment have also been happening. While we don't know who "started" the community, waterway or beach cleanup, Keep America Beautiful and Ocean Conservancy have certainly been at the forefront of nationwide an...
Each month, KTB highlights a new affiliate organization on the blog and through an Instagram takeover. This campaign recognizes the diverse organizations working hard to keep Texas beautiful. Check out past highlighted affiliates here. Katy is known to many as the "huge suburb west of Houston," but what many people don't know is that the cit...
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 provided $25,000 i...