Today, Nov. 15, 2017, is the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative to raise awareness about the value of recycling. While most people agree that recycling is good for the environment, America Recycles Day is an opportune time to stress that recycling is also good for our economy and our communities. Through America Recycles Day, it’s our aim to teach Americans the importance of recycling right – recycling clean,
Keep America Beautiful Invites Congressional and Industry Leaders to 2017 Forum Focused on “Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.” WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 15, 2017) – In celebration of the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI,) today are hosting the 2017 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain. The topic for this year’s “State of Recycling”
After landfilling, recycling is the most common method of waste management in the United States with 21% of municipal solid waste (MSW) processed at recycling facilities and 64% sent to landfills.* Across the U.S., cities and states are setting recycling goals to increase the recovery and beneficial reuse of materials. This America Recycles Day, learn more about these goals and U.S. recycling operations. Continue reading more on the Environmental Research & Education Foundation Blog.
H&M Wants Your Help to Keep America Beautiful NEW YORK (Nov. 7, 2017) — This year, H&M is proud to announce that the Garment Collecting initiative will have a new partner in the United States with Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization. To kick off this new partnership, H&M is urging customers and fans to participate in America Recycles Day by donating unwanted textiles from any brand in any condition to
America Recycles Day Marks 20th Anniversary; Focuses Nation’s Attention on Recycling Every Day Keep America Beautiful Initiative Encourages Individuals and Businesses to #BeRecycled, #BuyRecycled and #ReduceReuseRecycle STAMFORD, Conn. (Nov. 2, 2017) – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, America Recycles Day educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being, and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers. A Keep America Beautiful national initiative, America Recycles Day takes place on and