America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally recognized day and coast-to-coast community-driven awareness campaign dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. It has been held on – and in the weeks leading into – Nov. 15 since 1997.

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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2020 America Recycles Day: Focus on Individual Recycling Action and Behavior
Individual recycling action and behavior are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program and the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

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Joint Base San Antonio Honored with America Recycles Day Recycling Hero Award
Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) will receive the second annual America Recycles Day® (ARD) Recycling Hero Award by Keep Texas Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful®.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day
A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today – America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.

Environment

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day: Focus on Innovation and Partnership
Recycling innovation and partnership are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program that takes place on and surrounding Nov. 15.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

17 Ways to Make a Difference this America Recycles Day
This America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program that takes place on and around Nov. 15, you can make a meaningful difference by taking these small steps to reduce waste and increase your impact.

Environment

Registration for 2019 America Recycles Day Now Open
The Keep America Beautiful® America Recycles Day® has opened registration for businesses, community organizations, government entities, individuals and others planning to host an America Recycles Day-themed event.

Events, Media & Communications

Keep America Beautiful’s 2018 America Recycles Day Heightens Awareness and Amplifies Benefits of Recycling
Each fall, thousands of communities across the country participate in America Recycles Day (ARD), a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, which takes place on and surrounding Nov. 15. Through ARD, Keep America Beautiful, along with its community-based affiliates, ARD sponsors and partner organizations, inspires communities to directly engage their residents to recognize the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provide an educational platform to raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.

Events, Media & Communications

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day With “State of Recycling” Forum
Keep America Beautiful, in celebration of America Recycles Day, is hosting the 2018 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington, D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper. This year’s topic is “Cleaning Up Recycling: Motivating Individuals to Recycle.” The Forum, which take place Nov. 15 starting at 9:15 a.m., will be streamed via Facebook Live on Keep America Beautiful’s Facebook page.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Celebrate America Recycles Day by Tossing Your Carton in the Bin!
America Recycles Day is the perfect time to make sure you are recycling everything you can. For example, food and beverage cartons are now accepted in many community recycling programs.

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Keep America Beautiful Advances Effort to Recycle More and Recycle Right Ahead of America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative that takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, recognizes the economic, environmental and social benefits of recycling, and provides an educational platform to raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.

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