Take The Pledge

The national recycling rate has increased every year for the past 30 years.
The current recycling rate is 34.5%.
For America Recycles Day 2015, I pledge to:

Learn. I will find out what materials are collected for recycling in my community.

Act. Reduce my personal waste by recycling. Within the next month, I will recycle more.

Share. In the next month, I will encourage one family member or one friend to take the pledge.

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63,322 people have signed this pledge. Be the 63,323rd!

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Recent Pledges

Julie W 08/29/2015

not a school. We are a municipal Fire Department

Dianna H 08/29/2015
Amber B 08/28/2015

I’ve been recycling for the last year very carefully. Can’t believe I went so long being uninformed & just plain oblivious to what is going on. I also started a compost & the amount of waste I have saved by recycling & composting has been INCREDIBLE!

Brigid B 08/27/2015
Patricia A 08/27/2015
Rosemary P 08/26/2015
Gina P 08/25/2015
Sheila S 08/25/2015

I’m the Campus Recycling Coordinator at our school where using volunteers over the last 14 years we have recycled about 1.5 million lbs of recyclables! Our community is awesome! We crank out environmentally responsible citizens and we’ll be having a big schoolwide event 11/15 to get the word out to all the new people on our campus! thanks for promoting recycling everyone! Thanks for doing good for Earth!

Matthew N 08/23/2015

I am the father of two and I have made it my duty to make recycling a way of life for my family. It is our duty too save the planet for future generations.

Erika D 08/20/2015

Recycling helps keep litter out of our waterways, too. Storm drains are meant for rain only, but runoff water during storms carries litter and other pollution straight to the freshwater sources we enjoy for recreation and for drinking water.