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Chemical herbicides have been shown to cause damage to humans, animals, aquatic life, and the environment. There's a better way. With the many natural and organic weed killers on the market and plenty of make-at-home recipes using simple ingredients, you can keep your lawn and gardens safe, healthy, and weed-free. Find out more on the dangers of chemical herbicides and how to replace them with natural and organic remedies.
The 2021 Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act addresses the plastic pollution crisis and is currently before Congress. It contains the strongest language to date on plastic manufacturing, use, and recycling, and it needs your support.
Using your smartphone and the Litterati app, you can collect data and help fight litter in Massachusetts!
Have you heard of a Library of Things? Just as you can borrow books from a public library, you can borrow all sorts of household items from a Library of Things. Find out how they work, where to find them, and even how to start one in your community.
Bathroom recycling is often overlooked, but it's an important part of reducing waste in your household. Learn tips and tricks to get your bathroom recycle friendly, and find out exactly what bathroom products are and are not recyclable.
Learn more household and self-care product swaps you can make to eliminate plastic, reduce your waste, and protect the planet.
Learn about the origins of aluminum cans—how they're made, their growing popularity, and why it's beneficial to recycle them!
Learn how to dispose of your unwanted electronics in the safest, most environmentally friendly ways.
Are you ready to reduce your waste and be plastic-free in 2021? Check out our list of simple product upgrades to get you on your way!
Become a local hero by spearheading a local Keep Massachusetts Beautiful chapter launch in your community in the New Year.
Congratulations to our 2020 Clean Community Award winners and thank you to all of our volunteers across Massachusetts!
Maintain your mental and physical health by joining the Massachusetts Litter Cleanup Crew.
Make your Halloween greener in these six ways
Creative ways to transform your trash into treasure.
Learn how grantees will use their funds to enhance pollinator habitats.
Turn your environmental lessons into fun games and activities for your kids or grandkids.
Now that we’re more than midway through August, it’s time to introduce a new hobby for fall—plirding!
MassDEP Recognizes Young Environmental Stewardship Educational Activities
New ways to manage EPS in your community.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) litter lowers the bar on personal responsibility and respect for other people even further.
Follow these safety tips if you decide to clean up litter in your neighborhood this spring.
Valentine’s Day has passed, but it's not too late to reexamine your relationship with single-use plastics.
Rather than simply complain about local litter, the Burgess family decided to take action and do something about it.
Launch a Keep Massachusetts Beautiful chapter and start taking an organized approach to cleaning up and beautifying your community.
Keep these tips in mind as the holiday gift-giving and entertaining season kicks into high gear.
Help rid Boston's Muddy River of trash and debris.
Five organizations each received a $500 grant to support the planting of pollinator-friendly plants.
Many battery types contain mercury, a known carcinogen. So it's important to dispose of batteries properly.
Five $500 grants will be awarded to support the planting of pollinator-friendly plants and trees in public spaces.
4 ways to protect and preserve our beautiful public beaches in Massachusetts.
Our Massachusetts Clean Community Awards gala exceeded our expectations and we hope everyone who attended came away feeling inspired, appreciated, and re-energized!
Tickets are going fast, so make your purchase now!
Learn best practices and ideas for preventing and cleaning up litter on Boston's North Shore.
Are pizza boxes recyclable? What's the problem with plastic bags? And why does what happens in China affect recycling practices here in Massachusetts?
With the passage of a recent new ordinance in Wilmington, 85 Massachusetts towns and cities have now passed laws to reduce plastic bag waste. Together, these communities represent almost 40% of the state's population.
To celebrate America Recycles Day on November 15, please join more than 75,000 people who have already taken the pledge to recycle more
Halloween may be a time of the year to embrace the macabre and the creepy, but there are few things more horrifying than degrading and destroying our environment by generating even more plastic pollution.
Join us for an afternoon of “talking trash.” We’ll share best practices and ideas for preventing and cleaning up litter in your community.
More than 7,000 volunteers in 100 Massachusetts communities removed 132 tons of trash and litter as part of this year's Great Massachusetts Cleanup.
Here’s a little prayer and apology I make as I pick up trash and work along roads, waterways and woodlands. Pat Conaway, President & Founder, Keep Natick Beautiful
Donate textiles to keep them out of landfills and incinerators,—regardless of their condition.
Massachusetts beaches and coastlines are under siege—not by sharks, seals, or lobsters—but by plastic pollution, cigarette butts, fishing gear, and all manner of debris that wash ashore from our cities and towns.
A team of 75 enthusiastic volunteers from Dell Technologies recently gave Route 135 in Hopkinton a thorough cleaning.
Massachusetts Sponsor A Highway® offers $100 referral donations to Keep Massachusetts Beautiful.
Summer cookouts do not have to happen at the expense of the environment.
Liberty Mutual volunteers clean up a highly littered area of Boston.
Volunteers from Trip Advisor helped clean up and beautify the Martin Luther King Jr. School and surrounding neighborhood.
The Great Massachusetts Cleanup kicked off with pre-race cleanups of the Boston Marathon route in Hopkinton and Ashland.
Thank you to Keurig Green Mountain Inc. for sponsoring the 2018 Great Massachusetts Cleanup.