Terms of Use

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KAB hereby grants you permission to use the Marks, subject to the following conditions, which you acknowledge are essential to protect KAB’s rights in the Marks:

For non-profit and governmental organizations:

1. You agree to register your event(s) on the America Recycles Day registration and reporting database system: www.americarecyclesday.org

2. You agree to only use the Marks in connection with promoting public awareness of the need for recycling in the United States and acknowledge that no permission is granted to use the Marks in any other manner or in any other jurisdiction other than the United States;

3. You agree to only use the Marks in accordance with KAB’s branding guidelines.

4. You agree to include a prominent notification on all materials you use bearing the Marks that the Marks are being used with the permission of KAB;

5. You acknowledge, and agree not to directly or indirectly challenge, KAB’s rights in the Marks;

6. You agree to indemnify and hold KAB harmless from any claims for infringement by third parties resulting from your use of the Mark; and

7. You agree to cease using the Marks immediately upon receiving notice from KAB that this permission has been revoked.

 

For America Recycles Day national sponsors:

By means of a fully executed Letter of Agreement ONLY, Keep America Beautiful (KAB) will grant to its official America Recycles Day (ARD) National Sponsors and Partners ONLY the use of the ARD Marks as follows:

1. KAB will grant to the Sponsor or Partner a revocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display the ARD Marks, (KAB RECYCLE logo and the AMERICA RECYCLES DAY wordmark) in connection with the Sponsor’s or Partner’s brand, such use to be limited solely to the mutually agreed upon advertising and promotional activities in connection with ARD branding guidelines set forth at http://americarecyclesday.org/branding/guidelines/ .

2. KAB requests that the ARD Marks be present and prominent on all promotional, advertising, and merchandising materials printed in connection with the Sponsor’s or Partner’s participation in the program.

3. The Sponsor or Partner will not use the ARD Marks in any way that will cause any person to reasonably infer that the Sponsor is in any way endorsed by or acting on behalf of KAB.

4. The Sponsor or Partner will not use the ARD Marks without KAB’s consent to each such use.

5. If KAB determines that the Sponsor’s or Partner’s proposed use of the ARD Marks may be detrimental to KAB’s interests, KAB may issue instructions to the Sponsor or Partner concerning the manner, if any, in which the Sponsor or Partner may use the ARD Marks, and the Sponsor or Partner will promptly comply with such instructions or will not use the ARD marks as proposed.

6. KAB is the creator and sole authorized licensor of the ARD Marks and has the right to grant to the Sponsor or Partner the license described above.

7. The Sponsor or Partner will acknowledge that the provisions of ARD Marks usage do not convey to the Sponsor or Partner any title or ownership interests in the ARD Marks.

8. During the term of the Agreement, Sponsor or Partner will not do anything that will infringe, impeach, dilute or lessen the value of the ARD Marks or other intellectual property of KAB or the goodwill associated therewith or that will tend to prejudice the reputation or KAB or any KAB programs.

 

 

For for-profit organizations that are not a national sponsor:

1. You agree not to use the ARD Marks unless:

o You have contacted KAB, notified KAB of your intended usage and formally registered for the program, and

o Obtained a signed confirmation from KAB indicating acceptance into the program.

2. Upon confirmation from KAB, you will be permitted to use the ARD wordmark only (America Recycles DaySM) if you also include a prominent notification (on all materials that you use bearing the word mark) that it is being used with the permission of KAB.

If you are interested in becoming an ARD Sponsor or Partner, and doing so, having the ability to use the ARD Marks, please contact:

Brenda Pulley

Senior Vice President, Recycling

Keep America Beautiful

1030 15th Street, NW, Suite 490W

Washington, DC 20005

202.688.0603

bpulley@kab.org

 

For for-profit organizations only:

For ARD events internal to your organization – e.g. event with employees.

In addition to items 1 – 6, you agree not to use the logo mark unless you have contacted and obtained a signed agreement with KAB. You are permitted to use the word mark for an America Recycles Day event you host internal to your organization and if you agree to include a prominent notification on all materials you use bearing the word mark – America Recycles DaySM are being used with the permission of KAB.

For any ARD related external communications or events: You may NOT use the ARD logo for any external communications and/or marketing unless you are an official sponsor of America Recycles Day. For more information and/or permission to use the ARD logo, please contact bpulley@kab.org

 

Legal agreement:

Use of ARD Marks: KAB hereby grants to the Sponsor a revocable, royalty-free, non exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display the ARD Marks, (KAB I RECYCLE logo and the AMERICA RECYCLES DAY wordmark, together the “Marks”, Exhibit “C”) in connection with the Sponsor’s brand, such use to be limited solely to the advertising and promotional activities contemplated herein in connection with ARD (guidelines set forth at http://americarecyclesday.org/branding/guidelines/ ). KAB requests that the ARD Marks be present and prominent on all promotional, advertising, and merchandising materials printed in connection with the Sponsor’s participation in the program. The Sponsor will not use the ARD Marks in any way that will cause any person to reasonably infer that the Sponsor is in any way endorsed by or acting on behalf of KAB. The Sponsor will not use the ARD Marks without KAB’s consent to each such use. If KAB determines that the Sponsor’s proposed use of the ARD Marks may be detrimental to KAB’s interests, KAB may issue instructions to the Sponsor concerning the manner, if any, in which the Sponsor may use the ARD Marks, and the Sponsor will promptly comply with such instructions or will not use the ARD marks as proposed. KAB is the creator and sole authorized licensor of the ARD Marks and has the right to grant to the Sponsor the license described above. The Sponsor acknowledges that the provisions of this Paragraph 8 do not convey to the Sponsor any title or ownership interests in the ARD Marks. During the term of this Agreement and thereafter, Sponsor will not do anything that will infringe, impeach, dilute or lessen the value of the ARD Marks or other intellectual property of KAB or the goodwill associated therewith or that will tend to prejudice the reputation or KAB or any KAB programs.