Phone : 501-765-3530
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Mission Statement

To empower the citizens of Little Rock in the areas of litter prevention, recycling, waste reduction, beautification and community improvement.

Who We Are

Keep Little Rock Beautiful (KLRB) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2005 by a group of individuals passionate about the environmental quality of life in their hometown. We are a volunteer-based community organization dedicated to litter prevention, recycling and waste reduction, and beautification and community improvement. Since 2006, KLRB has been a certified local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful Inc., the nation’s leading community-improvement organization. We are also an affiliate of Keep Arkansas Beautiful.

Board Members

Tim Heiple, Chairman
Heipel + Wiedower Architects

Clay GlasgowTreasurer

Melinda Glasgow, Executive Director
City of Little Rock   (

Norm Berner
Friends of Fourche Creek   (

Suzanne Smith Hirrel, Litter Prevention Committee Chair
LEP Arkansas LLC | Environmental Educator  (

Melissa Henshaw, Little Rock City Beautiful Commission Liaison

Stephanie Lopez, Beautification Chair
Keller Williams Realty | Realtor

Kelly Newberg

Brian Pipkin
Mitchell Law Firm

Kelly Journey
Edward Jones Investments

Rickie Smith
Wright Lindsey Jennings

Chris Ford
First Security Bank


Auxiliary Members

Gary Simons
Pulaski County Juvenile Detention

Elizabeth Philpott
Keep Arkansas Beautiful

Sarah Burr
 Ozark Design Studio

Claudia Stallings


Beautification Committee
The goal of the Beautification Committee is to establish a working partnership with city, civic groups, property owners associations, garden clubs to create garden districts and aesthetic improvements in key areas of the city. Our partnerships with both public and private entities have enabled successful sustainable landscape improvements for public spaces and medians throughout the city.

Contact Chairman Stephanie Lopez ( or more information.

Recycling Committee
The Recycling Committee orks to encourage and promote recycling efforts in Little Rock among citizens, schools and businesses. It also seeks to develop partnerships in the areas of waste reduction with businesses and government (public/private) to educate and develop alternatives on to litter and waste.

Contact Chairperson Chris Ford ( for more information.

Litter Prevention Committee
A litter free city is the goal of the Litter Prevention Committee. Projects of the committee include: Adopt-A-Street Program, Annual City Wide Cleanup, Cigarette Litter Prevention Program and the Annual Litter Survey/Index.

For more information contact Chairperson Suzanne Hirrel ( for more information.

Public Awareness Committee
Promoting the events, activities and mission of KLRB is the charge of the Public Awareness Committee.


Keep Little Rock Beautiful is a volunteer organization that is free of discrimination and harassment based upon race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry , citizenship status, age , disability, sexual orientation, marital, or military service status, genetic information, or any other status by applicable local, state, or federal laws.