LITTLE ROCK (Aug. 21, 2017) – Businessman Mark Camp of Little Rock has been chosen as the new director of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission. Camp succeeds Robert Phelps, who retired July 1 after nearly 20 years in the position. “Mark has a keen interest and high ideals related to […]
Arkansans encouraged to volunteer in local cleanups LITTLE ROCK (Aug. 1, 2017) – Each fall, Arkansans improve their communities by volunteering in the Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC), the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual litter pickup and community cleanup event. This year’s GAC will kickoff Saturday, Sept. 9, with cleanups […]
LITTLE ROCK (July 11, 2017) – Volunteers participating in the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, a three month-long event promoted by the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB), removed 6.9 million pounds of litter and bulky waste during the statewide cleanup effort. The Great American Cleanup in Arkansas […]
LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 5, 2017) – More than 14,000 Arkansas residents volunteered in local activities across the state in 2016 to help make their communities clean and green by picking up more than 2.3 million pounds of litter, bulky waste and used tires to enhance environmental health and beauty. Twice […]
Arkansan Named to National Great American Cleanup Affiliate Advisory Board LITTLE ROCK(Feb. 28, 2014) – Keep America Beautiful has appointed Elizabeth “Liz” Philpott, volunteer services coordinator for Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB), to the national Great American Cleanup Affiliate Advisory Board.
Keep Arkansas Beautiful earns fourth straight National Diamond Award LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 24, 2014) – Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB), two local organizations and an individual in the state have received national recognition from Keep America Beautiful Inc., the nation’s premier community-improvement organization.
Call for Entries LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 17, 2014) – As communities around the state begin planning their 2014 Great American Cleanup™ in Arkansas events, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites students in grades K – 5 to submit art entries in its annual youth poster contest.
Commission elects officers for 2014 Little Rock (Jan. 10, 2014) – Dianne Hammond of El Dorado and Betty Shaw of Jonesboro have been elected officers of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission. Hammond will serve as chairwoman and Shaw will serve as vice chairwoman for 2014.
Arkansans encouraged to participate in America Recycles Day Little Rock (Oct. 28, 2013) – On Nov. 15, organizations, businesses and schools around Arkansas will participate in America Recycles Day, a national event aimed at educating the American public about the importance of recycling.
Hundreds unite to beautify the Arkansas River Little Rock (Oct. 24, 2013) – Arkansas volunteers joined forces during this year’s Great Arkansas River Cleanup to spruce up shorelines and trails along the Arkansas River, providing the state with more than $16,000 in time and effort value.