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Recycle-Bowl Helps Keep America Beautiful Educate Future Environmental Stewards

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One of the most vital roles that Earth Day plays is to serve as an opportunity to educate. Keep America Beautiful (KAB) shares this commitment to education. In fact, one of its 2013 Vibrant Communities Impact Goals is the goal of educating 250,000 children about the environment.

National Coca-Cola Grant Program Awards Recycling Containers to 41 Colleges and 114 Communities

Keep America Beautiful Helps Decrease the Main Recycling Barrier: Convenience
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Colleges, K-12 schools, nonprofits and local governments will advance their recycling efforts this summer thanks to a significant grant made possible by The Coca-Cola Foundation. The winning communities, schools, universities and organizations will receive between 5,000 and 5,200 recycling bins.  Over 70 percent of the bins are designed specifically for permanent, ongoing use in heavily-trafficked public spaces and events, with the remaining 30 percent to be used by students in college residence halls.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers Support Keep America Beautiful's 2013 Vibrant Communities Goals

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This spring, Keep America Beautiful affiliates across the country are participating in a variety of activities during this year’s Great American Cleanup that help support our 2013 Vibrant Communities Impact Goals.

Last month, 1,200 Keep Little Rock Beautiful volunteers picked up litter and storm debris and raked leaves in 23 neighborhoods and nine parks, and at six schools. The efforts of Keep Little Rock Beautiful support our goal of cleaning and restoring 200,000 public acres and sites to build and sustain safer, cleaner communities.

Recyclebank Funds 27 Eco Projects with Green Schools Program

Company celebrates youth ingenuity in creating positive impact for their communities, announces most innovative project winner
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NEW YORK CITY, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced it is fully funding 27 environmental projects at schools across the country through the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. The Recyclebank Green Schools Program annually awards grants for unique environmental projects that make a positive impact on students and their communities.

PG&E Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Utility Ranks 37th among United States Companies in “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List Published by CR Magazine
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has once again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list – a comprehensive ranking of Russell 1000 publicly held U.S. companies that best advance corporate responsibility and sustainability through disclosure, policy and performance. This is the sixth consecutive year that PG&E has been included in the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.

UN Global Compact Monthly Bulletin - April 2013

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Flash Volunteer Partners with VolunteerMatch to Bring ‘Cause Crowds’ to Local Neighborhoods

Integration helps Seattle-area nonprofits recruit volunteer armies for local events.
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April 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Flash Volunteer, the Seattle-based organization that harnesses technology to connect volunteers to community service events in their neighborhoods, has launched a new website featuring volunteer needs from VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network.

FIRST Robotics; Season's End

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After 6 simultaneously stressful and fantastic weeks of robot building, the students at LaSalle Community Comprehensive High School, their Vigilant Global mentors and their pet robot Sonic Howl made off for their first competition in Oshawa (Ontario) for the weekend of March 9th. Despite several last minute mishaps and adjustments, the team made it to semi-finals, and the competition for them ended on a good note. Encouraged by their successful performances, the team was prepared and positive that they would do very well in the competition of the Montreal region.

Keep America Beautiful's National Day of Action Mobilizes Volunteers Nationwide

Great American Cleanup Encourages Volunteers to Take Action in Their Communities
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This weekend, Keep America Beautiful is mobilizing millions of volunteers as part of the Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program that runs from March through May. Every spring, the Great American Cleanup is activated in more than 20,000 communities and engages upwards of 4 million volunteers who take action to improve their local communities.

Keep America Beautiful Rallies Volunteers for Great American Cleanup “National Day of Action” on April 6

Country’s Largest Community Improvement Movement Features Events in Nine Cities
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Great American Cleanup, Keep America Beautiful’s flagship program, is conducting its second annual “National Day of Action” on Saturday, April 6, with volunteer initiatives taking place throughout the country. The day serves as a national platform to encourage volunteerism through Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities.

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