Keep America Beautiful Awards

Congratulations to the California Department of Education, CalTrans, and CalRecycle for receiving awards at the Keep America Beautiful national conference. Keep California Beautiful greatly appreciates the partnership and support of all three organizations over the years!

Registration Open for 2020!

register-nowfor the February
K-12 Recycling Challenge

FREE for all California K-12 Schools!

Foodservice Packaging Institute

Foodservice Packaging Institute

K-12 Challenge on KXTV

Kudos to Kevin Barnes for his many great years of service to Bakersfield and
Keep Bakersfield Beautiful!


Awards Received

K-12 Recycling Challenge
GuideStar Gold Participant

GuideStar Keep California Beautiful

Television Coverage


K-12 Recycling on KCRA Morning News

K-12 on Good Day Sacramento

K-12 on Good Day Sacramento


Bob Hollis

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2015 K-12 Recycling Challenge!


Congratulations to the Winners of
the 2015 K-12 Recycling Challenge!

2015 Final Results

Item School Lbs per Person
Mixed Paper
1 Britton 5.83
2 Sierra Vista – Arvin 2.88
3 Bridgeport Elementary 2.57
1 Arlington Heights (LA) 7.77
2 Walnut Park 7.62
3 Richard Lizarraga 7.16
1 Bridgeport Elementary 1.37
2 Marin Academy .8
3 Oliver Wendall Holmes Jr HS .2
Metal Cans
1 Bridgeport Elementary 1.54
2 Yerba Buena .13
3 Kern HS District .043
1 Gulf  3.12
2 Gault  3.12
3 Ricardo Lizarraga ES  2.58
1 Gulf ES  2.14
2 Gault ES  2.11
3 Ricardo Lizarraga ES  1.86
Mixed Recyclables
1 San Jose ES (San Diego) 21.20
2 Walnut Park ES 20.56
3 Encanto 19.81
Composted Organics
1 Grimmway Academy 4.45
2 Anderson Valley Elementary 3.52
3 Gulf ES 3.25


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