Keep Bermuda Beautiful is Celebrating Its 60th Anniversary

News  |  April 22, 2024

Of course, April is the crucial month for environmentalists worldwide since it celebrates our planet Earth. Indeed, in 2009 the United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day. This year, April has another special significance for Bermuda because it commemor... Read more

How Karen Plianthos is Leading the Fight Against Ocean Pollution

News  |  April 21, 2024

More than 2,000 pounds of marine debris was removed from Bermuda’s waters this summer by ocean activist Karen Plianthos, as part of her annual ‘Cash Bash Trash’ cleanup campaign. The initiative, which was started by Plianthos seven years ago has removed a whopping total of... Read more

2023 Recap, The GBBC & 60 Years Of KBB

News  |  April 18, 2024

Tune in and watch The Daily Hour replay with KBB from Thursday 18 April 2024. We discussed the 2023 collections data, the Great Big Bermuda Clean-Uo (GBBC) and celebrating KBB’s 60 years of community impact. ... Read more

Irie 98: Traci Talks – 60 Years of Keeping Bermuda Beautiful on Apple Podcasts

GBBCU, News  |  April 15, 2024

Tune in and listen to KBB on the first Irie 98 podcast ever conducted. Traci Burgess, KBB's Executive Director, speaks with Rusty G and Naeomi about KBB's 60 years of community engagement and impact across the island. The conversation also highlights the 2024 Great Big Bermuda C... Read more

Keep Bermuda Beautiful celebrates 60 years of service

News  |  April 11, 2024

An environmental charity that prides itself on keeping the island clean is celebrating 60 year of service to the community. Keep Bermuda Beautiful is one of the island’s oldest environmental charities, established as a sub-committee of The Garden Club of Bermuda in 1964. ... Read more

Greenpeace outlines activities planned for Bermuda visit

News  |  April 5, 2024

Bermuda is to be used as a launch pad to call for the creation of an ocean sanctuary on the Sargasso Sea next month. Representatives from the environmental pressure group Greenpeace will meet government officials, the Sargasso Sea Commission and other groups to examine ways i... Read more

Abandoned Boats, Recycling & Sustainable Hospitality Featured In The Road To Net Zero Final Episode

News  |  March 26, 2024

Thanks to the Bermuda Broadcasting Company for featuring KBB’s Abandoned Boat Project in this final episode of The Road To Net Zero. We also appreciate the coverage of Bermuda’s recycling streams and the efforts of Bermuda Gin Company and ecoSPIRITS to promote sustainability... Read more

E-mail reporting system targets abandoned vehicles

Abandoned Vehicles, News  |  March 9, 2024

The Minister of Transport said the Government was making progress in the removal of abandoned vehicles. Wayne Furbert said that, in addition to a recent media campaign highlighting the issue, the ministry had established an e-mail-based reporting system. To date, the public h... Read more

Community invited to help with island-wide spring clean

News  |  March 1, 2024

The community is invited to join an island-wide clean-up being organised by an environmental charity. Keep Bermuda Beautiful will host the annual Great Big Bermuda Clean-Up during Earth Week from April 22 to 28. Last year’s event resulted in more than 1,700 volunteers re... Read more

KBB removes derelict boat from Spanish Point

News  |  February 25, 2024

Keep Bermuda Beautiful removed a derelict boat from Stovell Bay in Spanish Point yesterday. The effort was in line with charity’s partnership with the Government to remove old and abandoned vessels from the island’s waters. The Department of Environment and Natural Res... Read more