Great American Cleanup Extended Through June 30th.

The 2020 Great American Cleanup in Arkansas has been extended through the end of June to allow rescheduling of cleanup events for a safer time. We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage you to reschedule your event when the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) threat has passed. These dates are subject to change […]

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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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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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Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission re-elects chairs for 2020

The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission re-elected Laurie Black of Lake Village and Jane Phillips-Jolly of Hot Springs to serve as officers of the commission for 2020. Black will serve as chairwoman, and Phillips-Jolly will serve as vice chairwoman, each a one-year term. Black was reappointed to the commission in 2016 […]

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Statewide cleanup effort continues through end of month

Thousands answer the call to help beautify state LITTLE ROCK (Oct. 4, 2019) – The Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission’s (KAB) annual Great Arkansas Cleanup effort has attracted thousands of volunteers during the first month, but KAB is encouraging Arkansans who have not volunteered yet to help beautify the state during […]

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FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

Entry deadline approaches for fall youth poster contest Poster contest encourages fall involvement LITTLE ROCK (Sept. 16, 2019) – Entries for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s (KAB) Great Arkansas Cleanup Youth Poster Contest will be accepted now through Monday, Sept. 30, and the winning poster will be announced the week of October […]

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Call For Entries

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 […]

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Registration opens for Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s statewide fall cleanup

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 […]

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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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