Keep greater Milwaukee Beautiful


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Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful, Inc. (KGMB) is an award winning, private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Established in 1983, it has been a member organization of Keep America Beautiful, Inc. since 1985. We are not a public or governmental agency.

KGMB has a strong history of responsiveness, renewal and innovation. KGMB uses a unique combination of community improvement programs like the Great American Cleanup and environmental education programs to accomplish its goals.



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Calendar of Events



City of Milwaukee Water Week

12:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Celebrate the Launch of Milwaukee's Water Centric City Initiative with Milwaukee Water Week!

Please visit the website for more info:  Milwaukee Water Week

All Water Week events are free (except for Wednesday bus tour) and open to the public.  Details on above website.



MRF Talk and Tour

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Join us to learn about recycling in Southeastern Wisconsin! Recycling is an easy way to have a huge impact on the environment. Here is your chance to see what happens to all of the items you put in the bin! Over the noon hour bring your lunch to eat while we talk about recycling and then take a hard-hat tour of the brand new Materials Recycling Facility.  Participants must be 10 years of age or older.  This program is offered free of charge on the first Tuesday of each month (12-1pm) and the third Thursday of each month (4:30-5:30pm).  Please register here and click on adult classes.



Neighborhood House of Milwaukee Cleanup

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2819 W. Richardson Pl. -Neighborhood House of Milwaukee, garden park and neighborhing community (8 block radius).

Contact Mary at for more information.



2017 Earth Day Exposition

10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

KGMB is an exhibitor at the 2017 Earth Day Exposition on Thursday, April 13th from 10am-2pm at the US Bank (Downtown Tower), Galleria Level.  Over two dozen exhibitors attended last year's event.



KGMB Office Closed

08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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2017 Great American Cleanup

The Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest organized annual cleanup & beautification event.  The programs runs from March 1st - May 31st each year.  Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful will support your cleanup by providing bags and lending tools for your event.  If you are interested in being a Site Coordinator, please click here and submit the Site Coordinator Registration Form.

Book a KGMB Program or Tour

Join us! Book an educational program or recycling facility tour today!

Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful Inc.
1313 W. Mount Vernon Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233-2620
Phone: (414)272-5462 Fax: (414)272-5060