The mission of Keep America Beautiful is to inspire and
educate people to take action every day to improve and
beautify their community environment. The major focus areas
are to end littering, improve recycling, and beautify our
In our neighborhoods and communities many people
work hard to clean up litter and recyclables, plant gardens,
work in sustainable community gardens, plant trees, shrubs,
and flowers, and to educate folks about working together to
keep our surroundings beautiful.
In our schools, there are ongoing educational themes and
activities concerning understanding and respecting nature
systems. Our schools reuse and recycle as much as possible.
Many schools also have butterfly and vegetable gardens, nature
trails, and green areas for education purposes and enjoyment.
How can you help to “Keep America Beautiful”?
Consider getting outside and seeing what you can do to
beautify your environment. Consider taking a walk or riding
your bike and appreciate the nature around you. You might
consider picking up trash and recycles along the way. You
could plant trees and flowers, create vegetable garden areas,
and work to reduce, reuse, and recycle in your everyday