Environmental Education

Keep Rockland Beautiful offers dynamic environmental education programs to inspire young people to forge a cleaner, greener, more sustainable future for everyone.

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Surviving the Holidays: Sustainability Tips

The holiday season can be hectic for everyone – read on for some tips on slowing down your holiday & thinking of the environment! Avoid single-use items like plastic & paper plates, cups, & utensils.  They might make cleanup easier, but generates plenty of waste!  Instead, use your finest dinnerware… Read more

Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Suggestions

Happy Thanksgiving from the Keep Rockland Beautiful family!  Thankful for the caring communities in Rockland, and our environment, here are some helpful suggestions for an environmentally-conscious Thanksgiving.   Read more

Waste Free Halloween Tips

Halloween is here!  Whether you’re tricking or treating, be sure to stay safe and keep these tips in mind for a Waste Free Halloween!   Read more

The SUEZ Leadership Institute for Environmental Studies

SUEZ, St. Thomas Aquinas College, & Keep Rockland Beautiful Team Up for Day of Learning & Stewardship. The week-long program, which houses roughly 30 students at St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) in Sparkill, engages high-schoolers interested in learning about introductory environmental issues. Read more

Behind the Scenes at Bear Mountain

Our first Rockland Underground Tour of 2018! On March 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, join PIPC Director of Development, Matthew Shook, for a tour of the historic Bear Mountain Inn, a centerpiece of a unique park system that stretches from the edge of NYC through the Hudson Valley. Established in… Read more

Enjoy the Thaw

This lovely photo of a snowy Kennedy Dells Park comes from Peggy Opalek and appears this month in KRB’s “BEAUTIFUL ROCKLAND” Calendar. To get to this magical location (355 North Main Street, New City – then follow Trail B) 5 OTHER WAYS TO ENJOY ROCKLAND’S WINTER WONDERLAND: 1. Skating in Tallman… Read more

Order Your 2018 “BEAUTIFUL ROCKLAND” Calendar Today!

Thanks to a supporting grant from Rockland County Tourism, KRB is offering its first art-house calendar. It is filled to the brim with amazing images of Rockland’s natural wonders, thanks to the contributions of several wonderful local photographers. The calendar is on sale now through our website and at local retailers. Buy one… Read more

2017 Rockland PLUS

2017 Rockland PLUS was held at nine schools from throughout the county. This year’s culminating symposium was on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Many thanks to HNA Palisades Premier Conference Center for donating the facility and to the program’s lead sponsor, SUEZ, for making this possible. Here’s a video from lead sponsor Suez that… Read more

Time to Schedule EARTH B.E.A.T!

It’s time to enroll your class or camp group for 2017! Earth B.E.A.T. engages students in a day of fun, interactive activities focused on local ecology, waste reduction, water and energy conservation.  By participating in these Eco-Stations, students build knowledge about their community and the human-nature connection. They make meaningful… Read more