Keep Arkansas Beautiful introduces new contest for youth Poster contest encourages fall involvement LITTLE ROCK (Aug. 12, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) announced the introduction of a new youth poster contest to engage elementary-age students in litter-awareness education, to increase involvement in the cleanup initiative statewide and […]
Great Arkansas Cleanup organizers, volunteers encouraged to participate LITTLE ROCK (Aug. 6, 2019) – 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 […]
On August 2, 2019, Otto the Otter traveled to Bentonville for their First Friday event. Check out some photos from his trip below!
Most people expect higher energy costs in the summer. We crank up the air conditioning to get out of the sun; the kids are home from school and spend all day on their electronics; and, when you finally convince them to play outside, you find yourself washing extra loads of […]
On July 20, 2019, Otto the Otter traveled to the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock for their Environmental Impact Expo. Check out some photos from his trip below!
Waste comes in many shapes and forms. Food waste, plastic waste, e-waste… it often feels like the waste is never ending. Are there ways to reduce waste? Let’s take a look! How to reduce waste at home The United States has become a very consumeristic society over the last few […]
Fun, flame-free, kid-friendly ideas to celebrate the Fourth. 1. Make these poppers with recycled bottles, balloons and confetti. 2. Glowsticks are a great (and cheap) alternative for night-time fun. 3. Firecracker piñatas are a much quieter alternative for sensitive ears. 4. Red and blue bubbles are perfect for some clean […]
July Fourth is right around the corner! Summer’s hottest holiday will no doubt call for backyard barbecuing, fireworks, and maybe even a dip in the pool. Here’s how to throw a little green into your mix of red, white, and blue this Independence Day. 1. Ditch the Disposable Party Ware […]
On June 27, 2019, Otto the Otter traveled to Northwest Arkansas to visit with KNWA, Fox 24, and KUAF. Check out some photos from his trip below!
Volunteers in 65 counties pick up more than 153,000 pounds of litter, collect 1.7 million pounds of bulky waste during Great American Cleanup in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (June 24, 2019) – Arkansans from 65 counties collected more than 153,000 pounds of litter and 1.7 million pounds of bulky waste during […]