How Plastics Affect Coral Reefs

It won’t come as a surprise to you that plastics are terrible for the ocean environment. According to the UN Environment, between 60% and 80% of the trash in the ocean is plastic and it’s affecting over 800 marine species. There’s a lot of talk about the harm these plastics […]

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Happy World Otter Day!

Did You Know? 1. The KAB mascot, Otto, is a North American River Otter! We may be biased but we think otters are the absolute best! 2. You can find river otters in every single county in Arkansas! 3. They don’t always live in rivers. North American River Otters make […]

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3 Eco-friendly ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. dedicated to honoring and remembering those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces and it’s right around the corner which means you probably have a long weekend of fun festivities planned with your friends and family. But if you’re playing it by ear […]

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How to sow seeds outdoors

The best time to sow seeds Try to match weather conditions with your seeds’ preferences so they don’t languish in the garden — the sooner seeds germinate, the less likely they are to rot in the ground. Check out the information below to help choose the right time to plant. […]

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Learn Arkansas Trees

I recently read that most people, when pressed, can remember a tree that was special to them as a child, whether it was a climbing tree, a Christmas tree or a tree to sit under and read a good book. Trees have the ability to connect us more firmly to […]

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Recycling Tips During COVID-19

Regulations may be shifting in communities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC guidelines. Many communities have temporarily suspended recycling programs because of worker safety and other limitations. As always — look up what you can recycle locally. If you or someone in your home has tested positive for […]

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RECYCLING AND UPCYCLING GLASS

Recycling glass can prove to be rather challenging. We put together a list of resources, events, and DIY projects that can make recycling and upcycling glass a little easier and hopefully more fun! RECYCLING GLASS Ace Glass:  With several drop off locations and residential pickup available in and around the […]

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Packing Materials and Plastic Disposal During COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

With the increase of online retail shopping and to-go food orders, questions about what to do with shipping materials, packaging and containers are understandable. Below, you will find some helpful links and information about what to do with your packing materials and plastics. Trash Safety! PUBLIC SAFETY REMINDER: Properly dispose […]

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