The Coca-Cola Co. and Keep America Beautiful are providing 4,000 recycling bins to municipalities, schools and universities, and nonprofit organizations across the country. Awards are granted based on criteria such as bin locations with the greatest potential to divert beverage containers from the waste stream, ability to sustain a recycling program, and intention to support recycling education and promotion. Since it began in 2007, the Recycling Bin Grant program ( has donated more than 20,000 recycling bins.