3 Kid-Friendly Upcycling Projects | America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, an initiative of Keep America Beautiful, is celebrated on November 15 each year. We are encouraging all Arkansans to reduce, reuse, and recycle on America Recycles Day and every day. Recycling conserves resources and eliminates expensive landfilling. It is extremely important that Arkansans adopt contentious recycling habits […]

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Way to go Clean and Green Team!

Way to go Clean and Green Team! Last month, the Clean and Green team was given orders accepted the challenge to remove litter from Arkansas roadways, rivers, parks, neighborhoods and lakes. With the beauty and well-being our state at stake, Operation Great Arkansas Cleanup commenced. The Clean and Green Team […]

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Introducing the Clean and Green Team

People of Arkansas, there’s an invader in our midst, and as defenders of The Natural State, it’s up to us to take back what’s ours! This invader is taking over our parks, neighborhoods, lakes, rivers, roadways and threatening our very quality of life. What’s the name of this malicious invader, […]

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CLPP Grant Awarded to Keep Van Buren Beautiful

  Congratulations, Keep Van Buren Beautiful! Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant Awarded One of the many ways that Keep America Beautiful supports communities across the country – and in Arkansas – is through its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP). Once again, Keep Van Buren Beautiful (KVBB) has been selected by […]

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Arkansan Students Earn Honors for Recycling Efforts

  Texarkana Students Earn Honors Arkansas High garners first place in state for Keep America Beautiful recycling efforts By: Brenda Brown – Texarkana Gazette Arkansas High School’s Environmental and Spatial Technology students recycled almost 6 tons of paper and cardboard in one month and earned first-place honors in a Keep America […]

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Youth Poster Contest: Deadline March 30

Youth Poster Contest open to grades K – 5 Students in Arkansas asked to create art promoting community improvement Teachers and youth leaders in Arkansas are invited to submit student entries to Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s (KAB) Great American Cleanup Youth Poster contest. The contest is open to grades K – […]

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Great American Cleanup Begins March 1

Great American Cleanup in Arkansas begins March 1 Spring community cleanup volunteer effort beautifies state Arkansans statewide will dedicate their time to improve the quality of life in their communities by volunteering in the national Keep America Beautiful® Great American Cleanup in Arkansas. This year’s spring cleanup campaign, coordinated and […]

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Liz Philpott Honored at National Ceremony

Liz Philpott named national young professional Liz Philpott, Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s (KAB) volunteer services coordinator, has been named a Keep America Beautiful Young Professional. She is one of three individuals to ever be recognized. The award recognized someone under age 40 who has demonstrated remarkable leadership and outreach in the community […]

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KAB and affiliates earn national awards

  Keep Arkansas Beautiful earns award from national organization Seven affiliates also honored The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has been recognized with several honors from Keep America Beautiful Inc., the nation’s premier community environmental improvement organization. KAB has earned its fifth consecutive Diamond Level State Affiliate designation. Arkansas is […]

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2014 Year In Review

Year in review: Arkansans collect nearly 1.5 million pounds of litter in 2014 Cleanup efforts make impact on communities statewide More than 67,000 volunteers donated their time in 2014 to collect nearly 1.5 million pounds of litter throughout the state. Twice a year, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) coordinates […]

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