Keep America Beautiful

Keep America Beautiful's National Awards Program

Categories are listed as follows:
1) National Awards Community Improvement Recognition
2) Affiliate Awards
3) Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Awards
4) GAC Awards
5) US State & DOT Awards
6) State Recognition Awards
7) Innovation Awards
8) Youth Recognition Awards

* all individual award winners wil be announced at KAB's National Conference

 

National Awards - Community Improvement Recognition

   
BEAUTIFICATION & COMMUNITY GREENING    
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st City of Guntersville Parks & Recreation  AL Government
2nd KAB -Topeka Shawnee County  KS Government
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st Hultquist Landscapes  KS Business 
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st Keep Warner Robins Beautiful GA Nonprofit/Civic 
2nd Keep Evansville Beautiful IN Nonprofit/Civic 
DSC KAB - Topeka Shawnee County  KS Nonprofit/Civic 
       
LITTER PREVENTION & COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION    
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st City of McAllen - Project Imagine Tomorrow TX Government
2nd Keep Luna County Beautiful NM Government
DSC Guntersville Police Department  AL Government
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st HEB Central Market  TX Business
2nd Strathman Sales  KS Business
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st Keep Southwest Virginia Beautiful VA Nonprofit/Civic 
2nd Silverbackks  KS Nonprofit/Civic 
DSC The Outdoor Circle HI Nonprofit/Civic 
       
RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION    
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st Keep Guntersville Beautiful AL Government
2nd Keep DeKalb Beautiful GA Government
DSC Keep Dorchester County Beautiful SC Government
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st TIE Pepin Distributing Company  FL Business
1st TIE Metropolitan Recycling LLC CA Business
2nd Waste Management of KS KS Business
DSC Community Waste Disposal TX Business
       
Place Nominating Affiliate/Organization Name State Eligible Group
1st Topeka Housing Authority KS Nonprofit/Civic 
2nd MIMO IL Nonprofit/Civic 
DSC Branford Holiday Recycling CT Nonprofit/Civic 
*Distinguished Service Citation    
       

Affiliate Awards

     
PREVIOUSLY RECOGNIZED    
Place Affiliate State Population
1st Keep Kingsport Beautiful TN 50,000 or less
2nd Keep Tularosa Beautiful NM 50,000 or less
DSC Keep Lake Jackson Beautiful TX 50,000 or less
       
Place Affiliate State Population
1st Keep Smyrna Beautiful GA 50,001-200,000
2nd Keep Athens Clark Co. Beautiful GA 50,001-200,000
DSC Keep Liberty County Beautiful GA 50,001-200,000
       
Place Affiliate State Population
1st Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful FL > 200,001
2nd Keep Irving Beautiful  TX > 200,001
DSC Keep Cincinnati Beautiful OH > 200,001
       
UNRECOGNIZED      
Place Affiliate State Population
1st Keep Haltom City Beautiful TX 50,000 or less
2nd Keep Luna County Beautiful NM 50,000 or less
       
Place Affiliate State Population
1st Keep Lewisville Beautiful TX 50,001-200,000
2nd Keep Akron Beautiful OH 50,001-200,000
DSC Keep Dorchester Co. Beautiful SC 50,001-200,000
       
Place Affiliate State Population
1st I Love a Clean San Diego CA > 200,001
2nd Keep Jacksonville Beautiful FL > 200,001
*Distinguished Service Citation    
       
       

Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Awards

   
Place Affiliate State  
1st I Love a Clean San Diego CA  
1st Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful FL  
2nd Keep Coffee County Beautiful TN  
2nd Metro Beaut. & Environment Comm. TN  
DSC Keep Brunswick-Golden Isles Beautiful GA  
DSC Keep Norfolk Beautiful VA  
Hon. Mention Keep Charlotte Beautiful FL  
Hon. Mention Keep Jacksonville Beautiful FL  
Hon. Mention Keep Winston-Salem Beautiful NC  
Hon. Mention Keep Lancaster County Beautiful PA  
Hon. Mention Keep Greenville County Beautiful SC  
Hon. Mention Keep Denton Beautiful, Inc. TX  
       

Great American Cleanup Awards

   
GAC Best Activation     
Population Affiliate State  
50,000 or less KAB -- Topeka/Shawnee County KS  
50,001-200,001 Keep Carroll Beautiful GA  
> 200,001 Keep Mississippi Beautiful & Keep Cleveland Beautiful MS  
       
GAC Innovation       
Population Affiliate State  
50,000 or less Keep Guntersville Beautiful AL  
> 200,000 Keep Oklahoma Beautiful OK  
       
Social Media       
Population Affiliate State  
> 200,001 Keep Mississippi Beautiful MS  
> 200,001 Keep Arkansas Beautiful AR  
       
Best Statewide Promotion    
Population Affiliate State  
> 200,001 Keep Tennessee Beautiful TN  
> 200,001 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful PA  
       

U.S. State DOT & GAC Partnership Awards

   
Mississippi Department of Transportation    
Ohio Dpartment of Transportation    
Oklahoma Department of Transportation    
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation    
Tennessee Department of Transportation    
Texas Department of Transportation    
       

State Recognition Winners

   
Diamond Level:      
Keep Arkansas Beautiful    
Keep Florida Beautiful     
Keep Georgia Beautiful    
Keep Illinois Beautiful    
Keep Louisiana Beautiful    
Keep Mississippi Beautiful    
Keep Nebraska Beautiful    
Keep North Carolina Beautiful    
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful    
Keep South Carolina Beautiful    
Keep Tennessee Beautiful    
Keep Texas Beautiful    
New Mexico Clean and Beautiful    
       
Gold Level:      
Keep Ohio Beautiful    
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful    
Keep The Hawaiian Islands Beautiful    
Keep Virginia Beautiful    
Keep Iowa Beautiful    
       
Silver Level:       
Keep Alabama Beautiful    
Keep California Beautiful     
 

Innovation Awards

 
Beautification   
Affiliate State
Keep Phoenix Beautiful AZ
   
Litter Prevention  
Affiliate State
Keep Columbus Beautiful OH
   
Waste Reduction/Recycling  
Affiliate State
Keep Bristol Beautiful TN
   
State Innovation Awards  
Partnership State
Keep Oklahoma Beautiful OK
   
Program State
Keep Mississippi Beautiful MS
     
       
       

Youth Recognition Awards

 
SCHOOL PROGRAM  
Place Organization/Group Name State
1st Lady Bird Johnson Middle School TX
     
SCHOOL PROJECT  
Place Name State
1st Town of Little Elm/Little Elm ISD TX
     
INDIVIDUAL     
Place Name State
1st Erek Hansen OH
2nd Brooke Welch FL
DSC Etta Hanlon CT
     
YOUTH GROUP PROJECT  
Place Name State
1st CMK Service for Change KS
2nd OKC Beautiful Teen Board OK
DSC Girls Scouts of the USA Troop 10098 AL
     
YOUTH GROUP PROGRAM  
Place Name State
1st CMS Community Based Instruction Class GA
2nd Grades of Green CA
DSC Lake Jackson Youth Advisory Comm. TX
*Distinguished Service Citation