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 […]
We want to hear from you! Keep Arkansas Beautiful wants to understand more about Arkansans’ attitudes and behaviors related to littering, recycling and beautification. You have opinions, and we want to know them! Knowing what you know, hearing from you, and understanding your realities and priorities related to littering, recycling […]
By TANIAH TUDOR, Press Argus-Courier Staff Posted Oct 4, 2017 at 9:18 AM; Updated Oct 4, 2017 at 9:21 AM A Van Buren man known for his contributions to the beautification of the city was recently awarded for his individual efforts to increase recycling programs at the state and local levels. John Pope, Keep Van Buren Beautiful executive director, received this […]
Forest fires and air pollution from burning trash can have a devastating impact on wildlife, the ecosystem and the local community. In honor of National Fire Prevention Month, it’s important to educate ourselves on the simple ways we can all prevent forest fires and protect The Natural State. When it comes to fire safety, picking up litter and practicing safe trash-burning are key components to making our state safer and protecting its natural landscape.
Volunteers participating in the Great Arkansas Cleanup, a three-month event hosted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB), removed approximately 210,500 pounds of litter during the statewide cleanup effort. The Great Arkansas Cleanup involved more than 7,300 volunteers at 144 events statewide who contributed a combined 42,958 hours toward litter pickup. These […]
Keep Arkansas Beautiful inspires and educates individuals to improve their communities by preventing litter, recycling and keeping Arkansas beautiful. We encourage everyone to accept responsibility for maintaining Arkansas’ scenic beauty, environmental health and quality of life. These efforts positively impact civic pride, livability and economic growth – creating communities where […]