America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day (ARD), a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around November 15 (ARD) event organizers, educate neighbors, friends, and colleagues host thousands of events across the country. Each year Keep Pensacola Beautiful works with different companies  and groups to help the people of Escambia county recycle different hard to recycle items.  Check out some of  our past partners below.  If you are interested in working with us on the next Americas Recycles Day please contact us!  […]

DIY Compost Bin

Composting is a fun, interactive and exciting way to reduce your carbon footprint. Find out why and how to build your own below! What is composting? Well, it’s like recycling for food. Through this process any food scraps made from organic materials, such as fruits and vegetables, are broken down by microorganisms into soil called humus. This soil is nutrient-rich, perfect for growing produce. Benefits: Composting is a cyclical process that promotes a less wasteful lifestyle. There are many advantages to composting: Once your food straps are in a landfill, they breakdown VERY slowly. This snail-speed […]

Oyster Shell Recycling

Previous Next In 2011, Keep Pensacola Beautiful received a temporary grant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Foundation that funded the Offer Your Shells To Enhance Restoration (OYSTER) initiative. This program worked to rehabilitate populations in the Escambia Bay area in partnership with local restaurants. Continue reading to learn more about this program and to be shucked (pun-intended) by the economic and ecological importance of these tasty bivalves.  Small Organism, Big Impact Oysters are a keystone species of coastal estuaries in southeast. The density and wellness of an oyster reef is inextricably linked to the […]

40 Trees for 40 Years

In 2019, Keep Pensacola Beautiful celebrated its 40th anniversary. In honor of this milestone, we planted 40 trees. These trees where adopted by members of our community and planted around the county. Trees provide an abundance resources and are an asset to the community!