DIY Paper-Making

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!

All About Native Plants

European Americans have been obsessed with the aesthetic of manicured, verdant lawns since they first appeared in royal gardens. But are they worth all of the hype? Read further to discover why lawns are out and living gardens are in… Lawns Are So Last Century For centuries, front lawns have been a socio-economic symbol of success. Traditionally in Western cultures, a well-kept lawn signifies status. From the White House to thousands of suburbs across the U.S., many Americans still subscribe to this ideology. In fact, 80% of Americans have grass lawns. Despite being in vogue, our […]

Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Find out why you should choose reef-safe sunscreen and how it impacts not only our environment, but our bodies It’s hot. We’re melting. Coral reefs are dying. Go Coral Neutral to save the planet… and yourself. The Importance of Reefs Coral reefs cover 1% of the ocean floor and serve as a hotspot for biodiversity thus providing a wealth of benefits to both fish and human populations. These marine ecosystems foster opportunities for new medicine, support tourism and deter storm damage. No one benefits more from reef stability than us. Just as reefs contribute $36 […]

Climate & Racism

Climate & Racism

It’s no secret that Black Americans are underrepresented in the climate discussions, and in STEM fields all over the country. So, in light of current events, we wanted to elevate Black voices and provide some articles that discuss this national inequality in the environmentalism sector.  NYT Article: Black Environmentalists Talk About Climate and Anti-Racsim “It’s impossible to live sustainably without tackling inequality.” “Intersectional environmentalism advocates for the protection of both people and the planet.” Author, Leah Thomas, is featured in the photograph above. Why Every Environmentalist Should Be Anti-Racist 8 Black Environmentalists You Need To […]

Black Lives Matter

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”  – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Keep Pensacola Beautiful stands in solidarity with the Black community, people of color, and the Black Lives Matter movement against racism and injustice. We believe that diversity, inclusion, compassion, equity and equality are tenets of a better society for everyone. Donate to the NAACP

Red, White, Blue & Green

The 4th of July is an exciting nationwide holiday in the midst of summer pool parties and road trips. Friends, families and communities come together to jubilate with fireworks and barbeques that fill the sky with sounds of celebration. But, ironically, all of this festivity doesn’t come free. We may have declared independence from Great Britain but we’re far from independent from planet Earth. While we no longer depend on a king’s jurisdiction for sustenance, we’re at the mercy of our environment. It’s hard to say how much waste is produced on Independence Day but […]