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.
Nash Abrams, Chairman
Tim Heiple, Vice Chairman and Recycling Committee Chair
Heipel + Wiedower Architects
Clay Glasgow, Treasurer
JPMS Cox, PLLC
Melinda Glasgow, Executive Director
City of Little Rock
Arkansas Urban Forestry Council | Board Member
Bob Callans, Beautification Chair
Bob Callans and Associates
City of Little Rock
Suzanne Smith Hirrel, Litter Prevention Committee Chair
LEP Arkansas LLC | Environmental Educator
Wally Loveless, Little Rock City Beautiful Commission Liaison
Keller Williams Realty | Realtor
Arkansas Specialty Orthopedics
Mitchell Law Firm
Edward Jones Investments
Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus
Heiple + Weidower Architects
Ozark Design Studio
Pulaski County Juvenile Detention
Cromwell Architects Engineers
Keep Arkansas Beautiful
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.
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.
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.
Public Awareness Committee
Promoting the events, activities and mission of KLRB is the charge of the Public Awareness Committee.