Keep greater Milwaukee Beautiful


 ABOUT US | Learn More

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.

Registration is now open for our summer camps! 




icon UPCOMING EVENTS | Learn More

Calendar of Events



Office Closed

08:00 AM - 06:00 PM



Choose to Re-Use Day: Sports Equipment

01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Choose to Re-Use Days are like a free rummage sale. They are sustainable solutions to exchange serviceable items that you no longer use. Each Choose to Re-Use Day has a focus; this one is on sports equipment. So clean out your garage or basement and bring the sporting items you don't use anymore to the event. Everyone is welcome to come and take an item for free. All left over items will be donated.



Third Thursday Volunteer Night

05:30 PM - 07:30 PM



Clean Out the Closet Day

01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

This is a chance to get rid of old clothes, belts, purses, sheets, bedspreads, blankets, curtains, drapes, towels, boots, shoes, throw rugs, quilts and sofa covers.  Clothing is sold second hand, recycled into wiping cloths or reprocessed into fibers.

Location:  New parking lot across from the Farmers Market, 6th and Norwich



Shredding Day

01:30 PM - 04:30 PM

Free document shredding

Location:  New parking lot across from the farmers market, 6th & Norwich

See More Events


See More Events »

KGMB received a grant from Kohl's Care to purchase 1,300 trees (please click here for a description of the trees offered) to beautify areas where kids and families live and play.  Kohl's employees are volunteering their time to repot and distribute a variety of trees.  The trees would be available for pickup on Saturday, June 13th in Menomonee Falls. If you or your organizaiton would be interested in receiving trees and are able to pick up on the designated day, please complete the Kohl's/KGMB Tree Request Form.


Keep It Clean! begins June 1st and ends October 31st.  For more information, click here.  To register as a Site Coordinator, please complete the Site Coordinator Registration Form.

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