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KEEP GOLDEN ISLES BEAUTIFUL


ELECTRONICS RECYCLING  EVENT


APRIL 23, 2016

(Mark your calendars - our next Electronics Recycling & More event is April 22, 2017.)


Great job Glynn County! 500 vehicles carrying recyclables

drove through our event area in four hours. That's a record!

(Click HERE for 2016 photos)


TOTAL ELECTRONICS RECYCLED: 43,278 lbs


TOTAL PAPER RECYCLED: 11,500 lbs


TOTAL TEXTILES RECYCLED: 2,500 lbs


TOTAL PRESCRIPTION MEDS COLLECTED: 103 lbs


TOTAL SCRAP METAL RECYCLED: 35,260 lbs


TOTAL BATTERIES RECYCLED: 710 lbs


TOTAL LIGHT BULBS COLLECTED: 350


WE COULDN'T DO IT WITHOUT THE HELP FROM

OUR AWESOME VOLUNTEERS:

 

Brunswick Job Corps

Brunswick High NJROTC

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority

Glynn County Public Works

John Meyer

Terry Trowbridge

Nancy King

Sharon & Rick Hindery

Jenn Chasse-Fernald

Karen Bass

Jarrett Bridges

Madison Callaway 

 


 

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful


Cleaner and Greener


Golf Tournament Fundraiser


a Smashing Success! 


A huge thanks to the Brunswick Country Club


for hosting our Tournament again this year!


Our hole sponsors:


Atlantic Shore Dermatology

BDR Partners

Bill Duckworth Tire Co.

Bill Hardison Ins. Agency

Brunswick Auto & Truck Accessories - Sidney Gonzalez, 912-265-1685

Brunswick Country Club

Brunswick Woman's Club

Butch Paxton Ins. Agency Inc.

Climate Controllers / Alert Alarm Co.

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United

Dale McNabb - Edward Jones

Dan Hogan

Drew, Eckl & Farnham

Duckworth Properties - Tracey Gonzalez, 912-266-5350

Duke's Flooring, Inc. - Duke Royer, 912-466-9773

Elegant Island Living

Embassy Suites Brunswick - Golden Isles

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott

Georgia Power Company

Glynn Iron & Metal

Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island

HHS

Hodnett Cooper Real Estate

Homebridge Financial Services, Milton Hall 912-217-9025

Jarrett Bridges - Turner & Associates Ins.

J.C. Strother Co.

Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Larry L. Bryson, Architect, P.C.

Marc Neu for Coroner

Mr. Pete's Pecans

Murrell Construction - Corey Murrell, 912-674-9613

Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation

PerryCrabb

Rich Products Corporation

Sam Tostensen for Clerk of Superior Court (1)

Sam Tostensen for Clerk of Superior Court (2)

South Coast Bank & Trust

Southeast Georgia Health System

Southern Landscape & Outside Services (1)

Southern Landscape & Outside Services (2)

St. Simons Drug Company

Teamwork Services, Inc.

The Squire Family

Steve Holt

Steve Mosher

UBS - Bob Prater

Varn Wood Products, LLC

Ward/Meader Marketing

Willis & Johnnye Sue Hunter

Lea King-Badyna, Marsha Smith, Christy Trowbridge


Our tent sponsor:


Servpro of Brunswick


Our table sponsor:


Jeff Chapman


Our teams:


Atlantic National Bank (first place)

Brunswick Auto & Truck Accessories (second place)

Dale McNabb - Edward Jones

Dan Hogan

Drew, Eckl & Farnham

Hagemeyer North America

HHS

Jeff Martin, CPA

Jekyll Island Club Hotel (fourth place)

McGinty-Gordon & Associates (third place)

M.D. McDonald Construction Co.

Overholt Construction, Inc.

United Community Bank


Our Inkind Sponsors:


Brunswick Country Club

The Brunswick News / Coastal Illustrated

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United

The Islander

The League of Protectors

 


 

 

 

NON TRADITIONAL RECYCLING OPTIONS nb

 

 


 

 

THANK YOU to our sponsors and


volunteers for making our annual


BRING ONE FOR THE CHIPPER


event a HUGE success!

2012 Chipper

 

RESULTS

 

Volunteers - 236


Volunteer Hours - 688


Total number of trees recycled during 2 week event - 1,889


Total TONS mulch - 28.3


SPONSORS


Republic Services, Inc.


Waste Management


Georgia Power Company


The Home Depot


Golden Isles Broadcasting


iHeart Media, Inc.


Winn Dixie stores #19, #60, #68 and #159


Georgia Forestry Commission - Glynn Co Unit


Glynn County - Public Works


The City of Brunswick - Public Works


Golden Isles Wood Products


Brunswick Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United


Boys & Girls Club of Southeast GA


Tidelands Nature Center


Marshes of Glynn Library



VOLUNTEERS


Cub Scout Pack #227


Boy Scout Troop #248


Cub Scout Pack and Boy Scout Troop #1


Boy Scout Troop #224


Boy Scout Troop #213


Marshes of Glynn Girl Scouts,


especially Girl Scout / Brownie Troop #30024


YOU, if you recycled your Christmas tree!!!


View photos of the event HERE.

 

 


 


COMMUNITY JUBILEE -


THANK YOU, VOLUNTEERS!


Celebrating community and honoring volunteers was the focus of Keep Golden Isles

Beautiful’s recent Community Jubilee. Guest speaker Sarah Visser, Keep Georgia

Beautiful Foundation executive director, framed the event with an inspiring message,

emphasizing the importance of community and volunteerism.

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 Ten community volunteer and partner awards were upcycled by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful staff

thanks to Monkeywrench Bicycle and Gulfstream Aerospace (they provided bicycle parts and scrap wood

destined for the landfill). These upcycled awards were presented to:

Community Partner of the Year/Non-Profit, College of Coastal Georgia;

Community Partner of the Year/Profit, Glynn Iron & Metal;

Outstanding Public Official, Commissioner Bill Brunson;

Outstanding Public Service/City Government, Emmett Head;

Outstanding Public Service/County Government, Dave Austin;

Environmental Steward of the Year, The League of Protectors;

Horizon Award, Officer Evelyn Timmons;

Shinning Star Award, Mary Kathleen and Jim Ritter;

Lynell Stapleton Volunteer of the Year, Deborah Coleman;

Bootsie Mason Award, Willis Hunter.

Pictured, back row (L-R): Ryan Hall, Lea King-Badyna (Keep Golden Isles Beautiful), Emmett Head,

Commissioner Bill Brunson, Jim Ritter, Dave Austin, Andrew Smith, Kelly Bennett (Keep Golden Isles Beautiful).

Middle Row (L-R): Sarah Visser (Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation), Alyssa Hall, Seth Hall, Deborah Coleman,

Officer Evelyn Timmons, Johnnie Sue Hunter, Mary Kathleen Ritter, Nissa Hall, Jennifer Jenkins,

Michael Fairman. Front row: Hannah Ryan.

The event was sponsored by Southeast Georgia Health System and Golden Isles Wood Products.

 


  

KEEP GOLDEN ISLES BEAUTIFUL

WINS STATE and NATIONAL AWARDS IN 2015


Thanks in part to your financial support, Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

had another banner year with 2015's projects and outreach, earning top

distinctions in both state and national standings:

 

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Keep America Beautiful Award

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful's

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) / "This is Litter Too"

outreach campaign, earned a FIRST PLACE distinction in the

Keep America Beautiful NATIONAL network!

THANK YOU to our many supporters, partners and volunteers who

work so hard to help keep our community clean and green!

 

 This is litter too SIGN WeB

 

DOWNLOAD YOUR OWN "THIS IS LITTER TOO" SIGN HERE!!!

 

Keep Georgia Beautiful Award

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful placed SECOND

in the Affiliate of the Year category within Georgia's Keep America

Beautiful network for affiliates of our geographic size!


(Not to toot our own horn, but did we mention that

we won FIRST PLACE IN THE NATION

for our Cigarette Litter Prevention Program?)

 

  


 

 

Clean Sweep Award Winners


January Quarter 2016


 

Profit Winner 

KGIB Clean Sweep_2016 1st Quarter Profit_Embassy Suites by Hilton_building 

Embassy Suites Brunswick - Golden Isles


Nonprofit Winner

 KGIB Clean Sweep_2016 1st Quarter NonProfit_Perry Park Neighborhood Clinic_building

Perry Park Clinic


 

5 Year Clean Sweep


Award Winners - 2015

 

 Profit Winner

 Clean Sweep 2015_5Year Award for Profit_City Market

City Market

 

 

Nonprofit Winner

Clean Sweep 2015_5Year Award for Nonprofit_Signature Squares of Brunswick 

Signature Squares of Brunswick


 


Do you notice when a business or nonprofit organization

keeps their premises clean and attractive?  We invite Y-O-U

to nominate them for a CLEAN SWEEP AWARD!


CONTACT US


Nominations are considered and voted upon by a 7-member

committee made up of people from various community sectors.


Quarterly and 5-Year Awards are presented by Keep Golden Isles Beautiful,

the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce and The Brunswick News


Judging Criteria:

- streets, gutters, and surrounding areas are kept clean of litter and debris;

- dumpster areas in back are kept clean of litter and debris;

- beautification efforts evident including flowers, vegetation,

weeded sidewalks, premises mowed and well-maintained;

- ash receptacles present on the outside premises to collect cigarette litter.


Quarterly Award Winners receive recognition in front of their peers

at a Chamber meeting and receive a Keep Golden Isles Beautiful-made upcycled

award.  They also receive recognition on Keep Golden Isles Beautiful

social media sites as well as in the Brunswick News.


YOU can help reward a business or nonprofit that goes the extra mile!

 

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