8 Ways To Reduce Waste You May Not Already Practice

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 […]

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14 Safe Alternatives to Fireworks

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 […]

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8 Ways to Green Fourth of July

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 […]

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2019 Great American Cleanup Results

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 […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission unveils new mascot Otto the Otter

Otto the Otter to help educate Arkansas youth about litter LITTLE ROCK (June 17, 2019) – To celebrate National Mascot Day, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has unveiled their new mascot Otto the Otter to help educate Arkansas youth about the negative impact of litter and the value of […]

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Eco-Friendly Father’s Day

18 Eco-Friendly Father’s Day Gift Ideas Father’s Day is just around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about what you want to give Dad to tell him how loved and valued he is. Choosing a gift that is eco-friendly is not only thoughtful for Dad, but it […]

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

The Clinton Presidential Center’s current temporary exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, is a family-friendly exhibit that features more than 20 giant sea life sculptures – made entirely of trash and debris collected from beaches. This exhibit poignantly illustrates the toll trash takes on our oceans and waterways. […]

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Reduce Waste at Home

9 Simple Ways To Reduce Waste In Your Home Bad habits, begone! Unless you live a zero-waste lifestyle, there is always room for improvement when it comes to taking care of the planet. While the abstract idea of reducing one’s waste can be overwhelming, a great place to start is […]

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Eco-Friendly Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to celebrate the special women in your life, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could also celebrate Mother Earth in the process too? This Mother’s Day, why not treat your mother to something special while also remembering Mother Earth? There are many eco-friendly […]

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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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