Recycling Tips During COVID-19

Regulations may be shifting in communities due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC guidelines. Many communities have temporarily suspended recycling programs because of worker safety and other limitations. As always — look up what you can recycle locally. If you or someone in your home has tested positive for […]

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5 Steps of Tree Selection

One: Determine The Purpose Of The Tree Decide how the tree will be used – for shade or screening Determine if color or winter interest is desired in the landscape Trees can be used to reduce wind or noise or to control erosion Attracting wildlife may be desirable and trees […]

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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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8 Planet-Friendly Ways To Celebrate Earth Day

1) Get a recyclable water bottle The US alone consumes 50 billion plastic water bottles annually. Most of these bottles are not recycled and end up in landfills, in oceans and elsewhere, which harms organisms and the environment. Just creating these bottles uses 17 million barrels of gasoline, which would be enough to […]

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Gardening Tips & Tricks

1. If its getting cold and you have tomatoes still ripening on the vine — save your tomatoes! Pull the plants up and bring them inside to a warm dry place. Hang them up, and the tomatoes will ripen on the vine. 2. Companion planting is an excellent way to improve your […]

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Packing Materials and Plastic Disposal During COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

With the increase of online retail shopping and to-go food orders, questions about what to do with shipping materials, packaging and containers are understandable. Below, you will find some helpful links and information about what to do with your packing materials and plastics. Trash Safety! PUBLIC SAFETY REMINDER: Properly dispose […]

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Spring Gardening for All Ages

Looking for ways to get your children or students to become active outside this spring? Gardening is a great way to teach children ways they can enjoy the outdoors. Check out these gardening basics: Kids Gardening.

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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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2020 Great American Cleanup Extended Through June 30, 2020.

Based on recent updates on Coronavirus (Covid 19) from President Trump and Governor Hutchinson, the Keep Arkansas Beautiful Commission encourages Spring Cleanup coordinators to assess their upcoming cleanup events for the health and safety of potential volunteers and determine if the event should be rescheduled for a later date.  We […]

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