Category Archives: Latest KSB News

KSB Volunteers to Beautify Family Promise of Greater Phoenix

  This Saturday, March 23rd,  more than 40 volunteers from Keep Scottsdale Beautiful have signed up to help at the Family Promise of Greater Phoenix center, in Scottsdale. For directions to the center go to our calendar page, or click here.

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KSB Supports Green Luncheon at NASA Research Symposium – ASU SkySong

On February 26, NASA sponsored a local research symposium at ASU SkySong in Scottsdale, Arizona. More than 150 people were in attendance, from the academic community, biotech, energy and aerospace sectors. Lisa Randall, a KSB board member, was a big part in organizing that event, and with KSB’s resources helped make it a sustainable luncheon.

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KSB Presence at Scottsdale Arts Festival – A Success!

The KSB Booth in the Imagine Nation Kids Area at the Scottsdale Arts Festival provided young recyclers the opportunity to use recycled materials to make art projects. A big thank you to our Desert Mountain High School Volunteers as well. It was awesome! — at Scottsdale Arts Festival.

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Community Activity: Clothing Collection at Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Run

“Clothing Collection  Hot Chocolate 15k/5k Run at Talking Stick” December 9, 2012 14 local volunteers from Keep Scottsdale Beautiful, helped out at the Hot Chocolate run at Talking Stick, on December 9, 2012. Volunteers arrived at 6:30am and the first race began at 7:30am.  Volunteers wore KSB vests and had trash bags to collect the clothing.

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Paiute Neighborhood Center After School Program

After School Program: Educational Presentation at the Paiute Neighborhood Center October 26th, 2012 Volunteers John Day, Lisa Randall and Earl Knudsen, from Keep Scottsdale Beautiful, conducted a 30 minute interactive presentation to 30 school children on the impact of waste on our environment.  On how long everyday items take to degrade in the environment, how a child

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Community Activity: Adopt-A-Road

“Adopt-a-Road City Wide Road Clean-Up” Held October 20th, 2012   Every group that participated in the clean-up received a $25 gift card to Safeway purchased by Keep Scottsdale Beautiful funds.  The gift cards can be used to buy water, snacks or incentives for their volunteers. Keep Scottsdale Beautiful board members were assigned different adopted roads through

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