Keep America Beautiful started when a group of civic leaders and corporate leaders got together to try to fight pollution. The organization focuses on keep public spaces beautiful by promoting a variety of campaigns such as, ‘Graffiti Hurts,’ or the ‘Great American Cleanup.’ Keep America Beautiful is the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities. With a network of more than 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations including state recycling organizations, they work with millions of volunteers to take action in their communities through programs that deliver sustainable impact.
It offers solutions that create clean, beautiful public places, reduce waste and increase recycling, generate positive impact on local economies and inspire generations of environmental stewards. Through their programs and public-private partnerships, they engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community’s environment. Their work aims to build and sustain vibrant communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound.