Happy World Otter Day!

Did You Know? 1. The KAB mascot, Otto, is a North American River Otter! We may be biased but we think otters are the absolute best! 2. You can find river otters in every single county in Arkansas! 3. They don’t always live in rivers. North American River Otters make […]

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RECYCLING AND UPCYCLING GLASS

Recycling glass can prove to be rather challenging. We put together a list of resources, events, and DIY projects that can make recycling and upcycling glass a little easier and hopefully more fun! RECYCLING GLASS Ace Glass:  With several drop off locations and residential pickup available in and around the […]

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Great Arkansas Cleanup Will Continue As Scheduled.

We are looking forward to the Great Arkansas Cleanup this fall! The Great Arkansas Cleanup will still be held throughout the months of September and October in 2020. For those of you who had to cancel your Great American Cleanup this Spring, we encourage you to register or reschedule for […]

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THE PROBLEM WITH PLASTIC BAGS

Plastic bags start out as fossil fuels and end up as deadly waste in landfills and the ocean. Birds often mistake shredded plastic bags for food, filling their stomachs with toxic debris. For hungry sea turtles, it’s nearly impossible to distinguish between jellyfish and floating plastic shopping bags. Fish eat […]

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Kitchen spices look startlingly different in the wild

Spices have been giving our lives pizazz for millennia: Ancient Egyptians used cinnamon to embalm bodies, Mesopotamians cultivated cardamom and garlic in their gardens, Dutch colonists hoarded cloves and nutmeg from Southeast Asia, and Ina Garten taught her loyal viewers about “good vanilla.” But these powders, seeds, roots, and fruits […]

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5 Ways Bees are Important to the Environment

It takes more than soil, water, and sunshine to make the world green. At least 30% of the world’s crops and 90% of all plants require cross-pollination to spread and thrive, and here in Canada, bees are our most important pollinators. Unfortunately, bee populations here and around the world are […]

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How Plastics Affect Coral Reefs

It won’t come as a surprise to you that plastics are terrible for the ocean environment. According to the UN Environment, between 60% and 80% of the trash in the ocean is plastic and it’s affecting over 800 marine species. There’s a lot of talk about the harm these plastics […]

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3 Eco-friendly ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the U.S. dedicated to honoring and remembering those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces and it’s right around the corner which means you probably have a long weekend of fun festivities planned with your friends and family. But if you’re playing it by ear […]

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Otto Goes to the Little Rock Zoo!

Otto has big news! He’s been hanging out with his fellow river otters at the Little Rock Zoo in celebration of World Otter Day on Saturday, May 30th, 2020. KAB is proud to partner with the Little Rock Zoo and we are excited to share some fun projects we’ve been […]

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