The Daily Hour: Keeping Bermuda Beautiful in 2023

Articles, News  |  January 12, 2023

Watch KBB's monthly appearance on The Daily Hour podcast, January 12, 2023. Learn about KBB's 2022 year in review and what's in store for 2023. The monthly segment is generously sponsored by Wilmot's Trucking and starts at 36 minutes and 10 seconds into the broadcast. ... Read more

ZBM Report on KBB’s Education & Green Events Waste Management

Articles, News  |  January 11, 2023

Learn about KBB’s role in promoting green waste management for large events and our new schools-based curriculum for students of all ages. ... Read more

Ocean pollution crisis is ‘literally choking our local marine environments’ – KBB

Articles, News  |  January 9, 2023

Local littering is contributing to the ocean pollution crisis, which is “quite literally choking our local marine environments and poisoning the world's oceans”. That is the message from Traci Burgess, the executive director of the environment charity Keep Bermuda Be... Read more

Thank you, Bermuda

Articles, News  |  January 9, 2023

Keep Bermuda Beautiful is one of Bermuda’s oldest environmental charities, having first formed as a sub-committee of the Garden Club of Bermuda at about 1964. Charitable status was granted to KBB in 1966 and the rest, as they say, is history. KBB’s mission is to reduce wa... Read more

Christmas Day revellers leave Elbow Beach in good shape

Articles, News  |  January 3, 2023

Revellers have been praised for leaving Elbow Beach clean after the annual Christmas Day party. According to Traci Burgess, the executive director of Keep Bermuda Beautiful, which helps with waste management for the event, more than 1,300lb of trash was collected on the beac... Read more

Sixteen ways to reduce single-use plastics in your daily life

Articles, News  |  December 29, 2022

As every year passes, climate change and its consequences become increasingly evident. Unfortunately, as we watch huge plumes of toxic gases being pumped into the air and see vast garbage patches in the ocean, followed by pictures of dead sea creatures, droughts and flooding, ma... Read more

Please Keep Elbow Beach Clean On Christmas

Articles, News  |  December 22, 2022

“Everyone is encouraged to “act responsibly and remember to reduce, reuse and recycle to help minimise the amount of waste generated by this event” at the Christmas Day celebrations at Elbow Beach. A spokesperson said, “Christmas Day at Elbow Beach, which is orga... Read more

TV News: Abandoned Boat

Articles  |  November 21, 2022

ZBM TV News reports on the removal of an abandoned sailboat that washed ashore during Hurricane Fiona. Amy Shillingford, KBB's Project Lead for the Abandoned Boats Project, gives an update on the status of the project, number of boats removed to date, and next steps regarding... Read more

BUEI to host second Youth Climate Summit

Articles, News  |  September 14, 2022

Bermuda’s younger voices will continue the global dialogue on climate change with the island’s second Youth Climate Summit hosted by a leading ocean conservation group. Last year, the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute brought international youth speakers together w... Read more

Visiting Rotarians clean up as mangrove project takes root

Articles, News  |  September 12, 2022

A landmark project to save vital mangrove forests from further degeneration has moved a step closer after a botanist spearheading the plan visited the island. Christopher Puttock was part of a delegation of more than 200 members of Rotary groups from North America who visited... Read more