Youth Advisory Council Fundraiser

Graffiti Garbage Grab | YAC Fundraiser

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YAC’s What is the Youth Advisory Council?   Keep Pensacola Beautiful’s Youth Advisory Council is a student-lead volunteer organization. It’s an opportunity for 10th-12th grade students to take a more active role in the community. Throughout their time in YAC, they’ll develop and execute an environmentally-focused service project within the county they serve. YAC gives students hands-on learning experience in leadership, project management, and the nonprofit sector.   What is a WATERGOAT?   For starters, a WATERGOAT is a litter-prevention devise AND this year’s YAC service project! The 2020-21 council is developing a WATERGOAT model […]

2020-21 Youth Advisory Council

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Meet the 2020 was the year of many firsts, among those is Keep Pensacola Beautiful’s FIRST Youth Advisory Council! These exceptional 10th-12th grade students will be working with KPB on a year-long community improvement project. Many exciting things in the works with these ladies! I chose to join KPB’s Youth Advisory Council because I have a fervent passion for environmental and marine science. My research includes writing an extended essay on the impact of seismic airguns on the ocean and seafloor. My CAS Project is aimed at upcycling scrap material into usable household products like […]

America Recycles Month 2020

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Collect, clean and drop off your used Yankee Candles, Solo cups, and cigarette butts at Keep Pensacola Beautiful! We’ll be taking these items throughout the month of November for America Recycles Month. In addition, we’re taking Halloween costumes for next year’s Costume Swap! Visit us at 2001 N. Palafox Street during our offices hours from 9 am to 1 pm. Previous Next KPB wants you to rethink your waste during America Recycles Month! There are plenty of alternative uses for your trash. So this year, we wanted to introduce you to Terracycle.  Terracycle is a […]

Garbage Pizza

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Check out this activity for to kids K-6th! AboutAs an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, KPB mainly utilizes the “Waste in Place” curriculum. The logic behind its namesake is that every single piece of waste, has a very specific place. Whether it goes in the normal trash bin, a recycle bin, or in the compost, the kids will go home knowing the answer!All of our K-6 activities are designed to optimize S.T.E.A.M. learning objectives and provide a hands-on educational experience in litter awareness & prevention, community engagement, recycling habits, or even composting!Today, we will be […]

DIY Waste Audit

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What is a Waste Audit? It’s a way to measure the amount of waste against the type of waste your household produces!  Why is it useful? Waste audits help determine the most heavily discarded items in your household. With this information, you can make solutions to curb your impact in a way that is tailored to your lifestyle. Basically, it helps you send less trash to the landfill considering your household’s needs.  For example, if you throw away a lot of old produce, you may want to think about creating a compost bin. This way, […]

DIY Paper-Making

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Learn how to upcycle your shredded paper into unique, sustainable stationary! Watch as our Events Coordinator, Lauren, talks you through the process step-by-step. This activity is great for kids, teens or adults! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCwHley378A