Entry deadline approaching for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s poster contest

Elementary teachers encouraged to enter classrooms in statewide contest The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) is accepting entries into this year’s Great American Cleanup Youth Poster Contest until Friday, Feb. 28. “This year, our youth poster contest winners will have their artwork displayed at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art’s […]

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Registration opens for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s annual spring cleanup

Effort encourages local events statewide during national Great American Cleanup The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites Arkansans to join its spring cleanup campaign the Keep America Beautiful™ Great American Cleanup® in Arkansas. The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup in Arkansas, organized and promoted statewide by KAB, starts March […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful announces new volunteer program manager

Robyn Taylor of Paron, Ark., has been promoted to volunteer program manager at the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) to manage the division’s volunteer engagement and educational programs. “Robyn’s motivation to increase KAB’s outreach across the state both in the classroom and out in the community is a representation of […]

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Call for entries: Keep Arkansas Beautiful launches spring poster contest

Elementary teachers encouraged to enter classrooms in statewide contest The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) has opened entry submission for their annual Great American Cleanup in Arkansas Youth Poster Contest. Elementary teachers for grades kindergarten through fifth grade are encouraged to enter at least one poster from their classroom that […]

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National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

The cooler winter weather gives many of us a much-appreciated break from the summer heat, but this is not the case for your HVAC system. Cold weather means our heaters are running –  sometimes constantly –  to give us relief from the coldest winter days. You might have noticed that […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful sees growth in volunteers and litter removal in 2019

Arkansans remove over 120,000 pounds more litter over previous year In 2019, sixty-nine counties’ livability was improved by the removal of more than 330,000 pounds of litter by 14,000 Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) volunteers over KAB’s two cleanup seasons. Last year, KAB promoted Keep America Beautiful’s annual spring campaign, the […]

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Straw or No Straw

How does plastic impact the environment? Plastic can be used to save wildlife, but it can also be extremely dangerous, especially when we over-produce, over-use, and over-consume and then fail to reuse, recycle, and/or dispose of it properly. Most plastics are not biodegradable and cannot be broken down naturally by […]

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Otto Visits Stewart Elementary in Forrest City

Otto the Otter and the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission are proud to announce the winners of the Great Arkansas Cleanup Youth Poster Contest out of Stewart Elementary. Congratulations Jadyn Echols, Katelyn Hendrix and Brandi Mathis! Their posters artfully captured the spirit of Keep Arkansas Beautiful. Otto and his crew had […]

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