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Orange, Black ... and Green? Tips to Make Halloween Less Wasteful


We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging and costumes that come with the season.  

At Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way!

Follow these waste reduction and recycling tips to add some green to your Halloween!

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
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STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at

Keep America Beautiful's Recycling Tips for the Holidays!


The holiday season comes with a lot of purchasing, wrapping and feasting which can substantially increase the amount of waste that we generate.

However, it doesn't have to be that way! You can follow some of the tips below to be more sustainable during your celebrations this year.

Keep America Beautiful Launches Year-End Fundraising Appeal: “100,000 Miles of Beautiful Things”

Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit Debuts New Mission Video, Unveils Multiple Ways to Support Efforts to End Littering, Improve Recycling and Beautify America’s Communities
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/— Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced the launch of its year-end individual giving campaign, “100,000 Miles of Beautiful Things.” Central to the campaign is the debut of a new Keep America Beautiful Mission Video — “#DoBeautifulThings” — which aims to build upon the organization’s history while int

Keep Manatee Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day with a SandBlast!


A professional sand sculpture team called Team Sandtastic built an 80-ton “Wildlife & the Arts” exhibition sculpture at the Manatee Public Beach on Anna Maria Island in Manatee County, Florida, in celebration of Keep Manatee Beautiful’s SandBlast 2016.

SandBlast 2016 is a sand sculpture competition that pairs amateur teams with local business sponsors to raise funds in support of Keep Manatee Beautiful’s programs and events, which improves people's quality of life in Manatee County.  

This America Recycles Day, HP & Staples Celebrated Their 10 Year Recycling Partnership.

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On November 19, 2016, in tandem with America Recycles Day, HP celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its partnership with Staples, providing 1,300 free and easy drop-off locations in the U.S. for used HP ink and toner cartridges and hardware.

HP and Staples: A Decade of Recycling Collaboration

10-year partnership with office supply retailer leads to keeping 128 million pounds of material out of landfills.

What weighs as much as 130 Boeing 747-8 airplanes, 29 space shuttles (fuel and all) or a couple of average-sized cruise ships? The answer might surprise you: The equivalent of millions of pounds of HP cartridges and hardware recycled over a decade by Staples and HP.

Mississippi River Tires to Become GM Car Parts


Today is America Recycles Day – an opportunity to celebrate recycling in the United States. GM knows recycling is good business and enjoys turning waste streams into revenue streams daily. Its vision is a future where cars are built without waste.


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