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  • Check out our 2017 GAC Grant Recipients!

    Congratulations to our 2017 GAC Grant recipients! This year, 36 organizations in Oklahoma were selected as recipients of the OGE Cash Grants. 11 groups were selected to receive a P&K Equipment Grant.P&K Equipment in Edmond has partnered with Keep Oklahoma Beautiful to provide Oklahoma groups with the equipment they need to make their communities more beautiful.

  • Congratulations, End Litter Winners!

    After two rounds of judging, winners have been selected for our 2016 End Litter contest! We were impressed with the level of talent we saw in the submissions this year. Though we wish we could award everyone, last week's public voting selected our High School and College category winners.

  • Oklahoma Organizations Recognized by KAB

    Oklahoma was well-represented at Keep America Beautiful's annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. last night. Awards were presented to Keep Oklahoma Beautiful; the Oklahoma Department of Transportation; the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority; the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry; and KOB Affiliate, OKC Beautiful.Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards program recognizes its network of community-based affiliates and other individuals and organizations from around the nation t...

  • Congrats to our Affiliate Grant Recipients!

    Thanks to the generosity of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, we are able to present several of our affiliate with funding to selected affiliate through our Roadside Beautification and Environmental Beautification grants.After an application phase and many impressive project proposals, the grant recipients have been chosen. Congrats to our recipients, shown below!Roadside Beautification Grant RecipientsCity of CherokeeCity of StroudCi...

  • Meet our new Staff Member!

    Today, Keep Oklahoma Beautiful welcomes a new full-time staff member to our team. Brooke Morris will serve as KOB's new Office Administrator. You've likely already heard her cheery voice over the phone, as Brooke has served as our intern since July. After graduation from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Geology, Morris continued her interest in the environment through studying soil science and plant ecology.Morris says KOB's mis...

  • Register for the 2017 Great American Cleanup!

    From March 1 to May 31, an estimated 60,000 Oklahomans will join millions nationwide to participate in the 2017 Great American Cleanup (GAC).Individuals and groups wishing to participate in the GAC in Oklahoma must register through KOB. Registered groups are able to receive free cleanup supplies, program materials and grant opportunities. Free supplies include trash bags, gloves, vests, water, t-shirts and promotional banners.

  • 10 Resolutions for an Eco-Friendly, Beautiful 2017

    Along with your New Year's resolutions to hit the gym and stick to the newest diet, keep in mind resolutions that will benefit you and the environment. Better yourself, all while protecting your community and the world; we promise these resolutions aren't nearly as hard as maintaining a gym membership. 1.

  • Get in the Christmas Spirit with KOB Affiliates!

    This holiday season, several KOB affiliate communities are hosting special Christmas events. Check out the events below and see how to add to your holiday cheer!City of EnidWednesday, December 2 - 26, 5:00 p.m."Escape to a simpler time and experience Christmas in the Cherokee Outlet as it was over 100 years ago, with the sights, smells and sounds of the holiday season."Click here for more info.City of Oklahoma CityTuesday December 6 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.Click here for more information!Ci...

  • 2016 Environmental Excellence Winners are Announced!

    Keep Oklahoma Beautiful is proud to announce this year's Board Commendation Award Winners and the Environmental Excellence Competition Award Winners. All finalists and winners were recognized at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum on November 17, 2016. Congratulations to these award winners for their inspiring efforts!Board Commendation WinnersTowering SpiritLatta High School FFAVisionary LeadershipGlobal GardensVanguard AwardOGE Energy CorpChampion VolunteerDixie HarperLifetime ...

  • Happy America Recycles Day!

    Today is America Recycles Day, which means today is a call to action and an invitation to committing to reduce, reuse and recycle.Our landfills are rapidly filling. America produces around 258 million tons of municipal solid waste each year. Recycling prevents much waste from ending up in a landfill.

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