Valentines Craft Ideas

Valentines day is just around the corner. Our favorite part of the holiday is all the awesome Valentines crafts! We like to express our love in an upcycled way, there’s no need to buy a present. Here’s a round up of our favorite Valentines craft ideas. Mason Jar Candy Holders These […]

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Call For Entries

Keep Arkansas Beautiful announces statewide K-5 student contest Part of Great American Cleanup effort, poster entries should focus on litter-free places LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 29, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission (KAB) invites students in grades kindergarten through fifth to put their creativity on paper and enter this year’s […]

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Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission elects new officers

LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 24, 2019) – Laurie Black of Lake Village and Jane Phillips-Jolly of Hot Springs have been elected as officers of the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission for 2019. Black will serve as chairwoman, and Phillips-Jolly will serve as vice chairwoman, each for a one-year term. Black was reappointed […]

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2018 Year In Review

Arkansans remove nearly 7 million pounds of litter, bulky waste, tires in 2018 cleanup efforts LITTLE ROCK (Jan. 11, 2019) – In 2018, Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB) volunteers improved the livability of their communities in 71 counties through the removal of nearly 7 million pounds of litter, bulky waste and […]

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5 Tips for Responsibly Visiting Parks During the Shutdown

While we’re bummed the government is shut down, we’re glad that many of our national parks and other public lands have remained open to the public. The trouble is, almost all park workers are furloughed, and facilities are locked. If you can’t wait for the shutdown to end before visiting, […]

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Little Rock Launches Campaign To Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Little Rock is launching a campaign that will encourage restaurants to reduce their reliance on single-use plastics like straws. Some restaurants are already minimizing the availability of plastic straws and the city is taking note. Vice Mayor Kathy Webb held a news conference Wednesday to talk about the city’s initiative […]

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Add A Little Christmas Spirit To Your Favorite Fishing Hole

That Christmas tree that stands proudly above gifts on Christmas morning has plenty of giving left to do if you’re an angler. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has established drop-off locations for all leftover Christmas trees near popular fishing destinations to give them a new life as fish habitat. […]

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Greening the Season – Holiday Waste Reduction Tips

Americans throw away 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day than other parts of the year, which is about 1 million extra tons of trash per week each year! Here are some tips to reduce waste and lessen your impact this holiday season: Don’t just toss empty cans, […]

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Public Space Recycling Grant

Grant Overview While most Americans have access to recycling in their homes, finding recycling bins in downtown areas, athletic fields, venues and other “public spaces” can be a challenge. As we increasing live “on-the-go” lifestyles, research and common sense tell us that people are less likely to recycle if they […]

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5 Christmas Tree Ornaments You Can Make From Trash

From burned-out light bulbs to empty paper towel rolls, learn how to transform your unwanted stuff into unique Christmas tree ornaments. 1. Light Bulb = Snowman Don’t trash those burned-out light bulbs! Upcycle them into sparkling snowman ornaments instead. Get step-by-step instructions >> 2. Mason Jar Bands = Mini Wreaths […]

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