We Have Questions. You Have Answers.

We want to hear from you! Keep Arkansas Beautiful wants to understand more about Arkansans’ attitudes and behaviors related to littering, recycling and beautification. You have opinions, and we want to know them! Knowing what you know, hearing from you, and understanding your realities and priorities related to littering, recycling […]

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#OptOutside

Since 2015, REI has closed their doors on Black Friday to #OptOutside. This year, they’re kicking off a year of change on November 29. Continue the act with 52 weeks of simple actions to reduce your impact, get active, and leave the world better than you found it. Get the […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission re-elects chairs for 2020

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission re-elected Laurie Black of Lake Village and Jane Phillips-Jolly of Hot Springs to serve as officers of the commission for 2020. Black will serve as chairwoman, and Phillips-Jolly will serve as vice chairwoman, each a one-year term. Black was reappointed to the commission in 2016 […]

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Great Arkansas Cleanup removes 100,000+ pounds of litter this fall

Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s (KAB) annual fall Great Arkansas Cleanup (GAC) attracted more than 7,000 volunteers in 58 counties who removed more than 180,000 pounds of litter over a two-month period. From Sept. 7 through Oct. 31, more than 180 community events attracted 7,268 volunteers who removed 182,604 pounds of litter […]

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Ways to Reduce Wasted Food

Planning, prepping, and storing food can help your household waste less food. Below are some tips to help you do just that: Planning Tips By simply making a list with weekly meals in mind, you can save money and time and eat healthier food. If you buy no more than […]

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Recycling Resources

The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality provides a variety of resources to help individuals, communities, businesses, and other groups find ways to manage their wastes in a more environmentally sound manner. Those who are interested in promoting the recycling/waste reduction opportunities they provide or in showing they support recycling in […]

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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day (ARD), a Keep America Beautiful initiative to improve recycling, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting, encouraging, and celebrating recycling. More than a day, ARD is an opportunity to inform and inspire family, friends, neighbors, classmates, and colleagues across the country to recycle 365 days a […]

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DIY Thanksgiving Decor Made from Trash

If you’re looking to reduce waste and save some money on your Thanksgiving decor, what better way to pull it off than by decorating with trash? To help you deck your halls the eco way, Earth911 rounded up these five creative decor ideas made from waste items and a few […]

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