America Recycles Day 2016 Report: By the Numbers

America_Recycles_Day_2016_Cover_ImageIt’s time to share with you a cumulative look at the success of America Recycles Day 2016!

Keep America Beautiful is pleased to announce:

  • 1.9 million were people reached with a recycling message
  • 1,400 events were registered and include on the national events map, and
  • 61.3 million pounds of recyclables were collected.

Additionally, #BeRecycled and #AmericaRecyclesDay were trending nationally across Facebook and Twitter!

Keep America Beautiful thanks its America Recycles Day event organizers, partners, sponsors, State Recycling Organizations and our community-based Network of Affiliates who helped support raising awareness about recycling 365 days a year – and especially around America Recycles Day, where we can unite a make an even greater impact.

For a full recap of America Recycles Day 2016, click here.

Plan are underway for this year’s celebration.