2018 Great American Cleanup in Arkansas Results

Volunteers in 67 counties pick up more than 133,000 pounds of litter, collect 5.6 million pounds of bulky waste during Great American Cleanup in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (June 21, 2018) – Arkansans from 67 counties collected more than 133,600 pounds of litter and 5.6 million pounds of bulky waste during […]

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Statewide community cleanup campaign continues; 54 counties signed on

Part of national Great American Cleanup, Arkansas effort challenges communities to #MakeArkansasGreen LITTLE ROCK (April 17, 2018) – More than 100 events in 54 counties statewide have been scheduled so far this spring as part of the local Great American Cleanup® in Arkansas. The cleanup campaign will continue through May, […]

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Winners announced in statewide youth art competition about litter

Annual poster contest promotes clean communities during Great American Cleanup in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (April 2, 2018) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has chosen six winners and named 12 as honorable mentions in the 2018 Great American Cleanup in Arkansas Youth Poster Contest for elementary students: Grades K-2 […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful challenges all counties to #MakeArkansasGreen this spring

Aligned with national Great American Cleanup, campaign encourages local cleanups statewide LITTLE ROCK (Feb. 16, 2018) – As part of the annual Keep America Beautiful™ Great American Cleanup®, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is helping volunteers in every county organize and promote local cleanup and beautification events that will […]

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Youth Poster Contest Deadline Approaches

Keep Arkansas Beautiful still accepting entries for statewide student poster contest Part of Great American Cleanup effort, poster entries are due March 1 LITTLE ROCK (Feb. 12, 2018) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is still accepting entries in its statewide student poster contest. KAB invites students in kindergarten […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful announces statewide K-5 student contest

Part of Great American Cleanup effort, poster entries should focus on litter-free places LITTLE ROCK (Feb. 1, 2018) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites students in grades kindergarten through fifth to put their creativity on paper and enter this year’s Great American Cleanup® in Arkansas Youth Poster Contest. […]

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Cigarette Litter in The Natural State

Cigarette litter can have devastating effects on the environmental health of this place we call home – The Natural State. From our roads and highways to our state parks and natural areas, these are not places to trash. More than 4 trillion cigarette butts are littered worldwide each year; cigarette butts […]

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Cigarette Litter in The Natural State

It is time for Arkansans to understand just how toxic cigarette litter is to The Natural State’s environment. More than 4 trillion cigarette butts are littered each year. They are the No. 1-littered item in Arkansas and worldwide. Eighty percent of those butts will make their way into our rivers, […]

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Cigarette Litter in The Natural State

Littering is something that we have become far too familiar with. From the fast food bag tossed out of a car window to cigarette butts flicked down on the sidewalk, litter is a huge problem in The Natural State. First and foremost, littering is illegal in Arkansas – all littering, including […]

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