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

This content was created by SC Johnson and originally appeared on their website here: http://www.scjohnson.com/en/blog/blog/post.aspx?date=15-08-18&title=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 […]

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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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