America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around November 15 (America Recycles Day) event organizers like you, educate neighbors, friends and colleagues through thousands of events. Keep America Beautiful created these “Go-to-Guides” to make it easy to organize your local event. Included in these turnkey materials are customizable templates including posters, media materials and proclamations and activities you can use to promote recycling awareness, commitment and action in your community.

Hosting Your Event

Engaging the Media

Rallying Your Local Governments

College and University Tailgating Tools


Recycling 101:

Posters and Signage:

Online Tools: 

Pledge Drive Tools:

*Registration Required

2013 ARD Webinars:



Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Resources:

For General Audience
General Go To Guide

 For Workplace Recycling
Employee Go to Guide


For K-12 Schools 
General Go To Guide

 For Colleges and Universities 
Tailgate Go To Guide