Save the Date!
Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Annual Awards Gala
When: Saturday – November 1, 2014 / 7:00-10:00 pm
Where: Rockland Country Club, Sparkill NY
Featuring: Dinner — Live Performances by Anna de la Paz Flamenco
and Jazz by the Dynamic Trio — “Upcycled” Art Installation — Silent Auction
Shopping Cart Rescue
Was a Success!!
Thanks to Board Member Tom Kyle and our many KRB Volunteers for making this rescue a success. The total for this rescue was 239 carts of which 229 were returned to the original stores and 10 were taken to Teplitz (to be recycled). We did 100% of Nanuet, Pearl River, Spring Valley and part of New City. The cart winner was Stop and Shop with 44 carts followed by Home Goods at 22 & The Rockland Farmers Market took all 18 of the no name carts.
The Results Are In
2014 was a banner year for KRB’s contribution to the Great American Cleanup! Read here about everything that 3,480 volunteers helped to accomplish during the busy months of April & May across Rockland
The Great American Cleanup is over but that should not stop you from going out and cleaning. We operate all year round so register and call us to pick up any supplies you need.
CONTACT OUR OFFICE 845-708-9164 FOR SUPPLY PICKUP/DROPOFF INFORMATION
After your cleanup, please report your results online here
Keep Rockland Beautiful receives the
2014 Clarkstown Environmental Excellence Award
Keep Rockland Beautiful has been selected to receive the Environmental Excellence Award for it’s dedication to cleanups, environmental education programs and our critical efforts to “stop tons of litter and debris from entering into our drainage systems and streams.” Keep Rockland Beautiful and Tony Lisanti, also a recipient of the award who is dedicated to helping green Clarkstown, was recognized at the May 6, 2014 Town Board meeting. A birdhouse was dedicated in honor of each recipient and will be installed at the Congers Trailway. Thanks to all our hard working volunteers! We could have not done this without you!
Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Community Cleanup Leaders receive the Orangetown Highway Department Community Clean-Up Award
The Orangetown Highway Department honored Jo Anne Peterson the Sparkill Community Cleanup Leader (represented by Margie Turrin), Geraldine Collins the Pearl River Community Cleanup Leader and Galit Maayani the Blauvelt Community Cleanup Leader for their Outstanding Service to The Town of Orangetown. We thank the Orangetown Highway Department for the recognition and partnership throughout the Great American Campaign.
2014 Rockland County EMC: “Green Champion Award”
On June 18, 2014, the Rockland Environmental Management Council (EMC) honored Keep Rockland Beautiful for its Commitment to the Environment with their Second Annual Rockland County EMC: “Green Champion Award”. The EMC is an advisory council established by the Rockland County Legislature and also serves as a liaison to the general public on matters pertaining to improving our environmental resources. The EMC highlights and promotes sustainable practices implemented in the county. KRB was selected for this distinction based on its environmental achievements.