7 Earth Day Projects

Honor Earth Day With These 7 Art Projects for Kids Earth Day is a wonderful opportunity to teach children about caring for our planet and how to live sustainably. Most children are receptive to these concepts and are looking for ways to help. Teaching children to be resourceful by upcycling […]

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Volunteer this Spring!

Volunteer opportunities still available for Great American Cleanup in Arkansas Keep Arkansas Beautiful encourages Arkansans to volunteer during spring cleanup campaign LITTLE ROCK (April 12, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is encouraging Arkansans to organize or find a local cleanup to volunteer in during the annual Keep […]

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Youth Poster Contest Honorees

Winners announced in statewide youth art competition about litter Annual poster contest promotes clean communities during Great American Cleanup in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK (March 29, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has chosen six winners and named 12 as honorable mentions in the 2019 Great American Cleanup in […]

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10 Steps to Organizing a Community Garden

The following steps are adapted from the American Community Garden Association’s guidelines for starting a successful community garden in your neighborhood. 1. Organize a Meeting Of Interested People Determine whether a garden is really needed and wanted, what kind it should be (vegetable, flower, both, organic?), whom it will involve […]

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7 Green Living Tips You Can Apply At Home

People are drawn to a green-living lifestyle for several reasons, whether it’s sound environmental practices, cost-savings initiatives, or the opportunity to instill positive values in the younger generation. Fortunately, green living satisfies all of these areas simultaneously, and it offers other benefits, too. Because of the amount of time we […]

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The Be Straw Free Campaign

“This planet is not a place that kids will inherit as some point far off in the distant future; we live here right now, we share this planet already. It’s ours to play on as well as take care of.” – Milo Cress Americans use 500 million drinking straws every […]

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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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