Public Space Recycling Grant

Grant Overview While most Americans have access to recycling in their homes, finding recycling bins in downtown areas, athletic fields, venues and other “public spaces” can be a challenge. As we increasing live “on-the-go” lifestyles, research and common sense tell us that people are less likely to recycle if they […]

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5 Christmas Tree Ornaments You Can Make From Trash

From burned-out light bulbs to empty paper towel rolls, learn how to transform your unwanted stuff into unique Christmas tree ornaments. 1. Light Bulb = Snowman Don’t trash those burned-out light bulbs! Upcycle them into sparkling snowman ornaments instead. Get step-by-step instructions >> 2. Mason Jar Bands = Mini Wreaths […]

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10 Green Holiday Tips for the Home and Office

Ah … the holidays. A time of generosity and good will. Also, a time of excess that often results in extra waste. Studies show that household waste increases by a stunning 25% from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day! Not only is this statistic a mind boggling, it not sustainable. Think […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, RE-THINK!

America Recycles Day, an initiative of Keep America Beautiful, is celebrated each year on Nov. 15. Here at Keep Arkansas Beautiful, we encourage all Arkansans to reduce, reuse and recycle every day! Recycling in everyday life is something that everyone can do. In fact, the recycling participation rate continues to […]

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Recycling in Arkansas

Last year, Arkansans recycled nearly 3 millions tons of waste. Instead of throwing something in the trash that will end up in a landfill, you can easily incorporate recycling practices in your home or workplace. Here is how you can start recycling: Research what materials can be recycled near you. […]

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Join Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s cleanup initiative through October

Great Arkansas Cleanup organizers, volunteers encouraged to participate LITTLE ROCK (Sept. 21, 2018) – It’s not too late to join the Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) Great Arkansas Cleanup, which ends Oct. 31, 2018. Arkansans can still #keepARbeautiful by volunteering in a cleanup of their choice by the end of October. […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s statewide fall cleanup initiative launches Sept. 8

Great Arkansas Cleanup organizers, volunteers encouraged to participate LITTLE ROCK (Aug. 10, 2018) – Each fall, Arkansas volunteers and organizers improve their communities by participating in the Great Arkansas Cleanup. Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) is encouraging Arkansans to organize their own community cleanup or participate in a cleanup of their […]

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Nine Ways You Can Help Improve Water Quality

August is National Water Quality Month, which makes it the perfect time to look at what you can do to help improve your water quality. Before you start implementing these suggestions, though, you should look at where your water comes from and the quality of your local watershed. The U.S. […]

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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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