Reduce Your Valentine’s Waste

10 Ways To Reduce Waste and Have a Green Valentine’s Day Holidays often create a lot of waste – even Valentine’s Day. According to treehugger.com, $1.7 billion is spent on candy and $2.1 billion will be spend on flowers alone. Shopping is a big chunk of the waste that happens […]

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The Pizza Box Mystery

Many people assume that they can recycle pizza boxes. In fact, most pizza boxes have recycling symbols on them and are traditionally made from corrugated cardboard. They are, in and of themselves, recyclable before they are used. However, what makes parts of them non-recyclable is the hot, tasty treat that comes […]

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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. 8, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is still accepting entries in its statewide student poster contest for Grades K-5. KAB invites […]

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Valentines Craft Ideas

Valentines day is just around the corner. Our favorite part of the holiday is all the awesome Valentines crafts! We like to express our love in an upcycled way, there’s no need to buy a present. Here’s a round up of our favorite Valentines craft ideas. Mason Jar Candy Holders These […]

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Call For Entries

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 (Jan. 29, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites students in grades kindergarten through fifth to put their creativity on paper and enter this year’s […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission elects new officers

LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 24, 2019) – Laurie Black of Lake Village and Jane Phillips-Jolly of Hot Springs have been elected as officers of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission for 2019. Black will serve as chairwoman, and Phillips-Jolly will serve as vice chairwoman, each for a one-year term. Black was reappointed […]

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2018 Year In Review

Arkansans remove nearly 7 million pounds of litter, bulky waste, tires in 2018 cleanup efforts LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 11, 2019) – In 2018, Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) volunteers improved the livability of their communities in 71 counties through the removal of nearly 7 million pounds of litter, bulky waste and […]

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5 Tips for Responsibly Visiting Parks During the Shutdown

While we’re bummed the government is shut down, we’re glad that many of our national parks and other public lands have remained open to the public. The trouble is, almost all park workers are furloughed, and facilities are locked. If you can’t wait for the shutdown to end before visiting, […]

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Little Rock Launches Campaign To Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Little Rock is launching a campaign that will encourage restaurants to reduce their reliance on single-use plastics like straws. Some restaurants are already minimizing the availability of plastic straws and the city is taking note. Vice Mayor Kathy Webb held a news conference Wednesday to talk about the city’s initiative […]

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