America Recycles Day

This America Recycles Day, Remember: Empty, Clean & Dry

Republic Services Offers Three Simple Steps to Help Consumers Become Better Recyclers
Press Release

PHOENIX, November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This America Recycles Day, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers to ensure that their recyclables are Empty, Clean & Dry. These three simple steps will help to reduce materials contamination in the recycling waste stream and ensure recyclables are repurposed into new materials as intended, while also improving the economics of recycling.

Americans Believe Recycling Progress Being Made Over Time: Concerned about Amount of Waste in Landfills and Oceans

Keep America Beautiful Unveils Results of National Consumer Tracker Recycling Survey as Nation Celebrates America Recycles Day
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – While the majority of consumers believe many of the issues related to recycling have improved since the 1970s, such as “ease of recycling” and the “amount of waste” that is recycled, most consumers feel the amount of waste in landfills and oceans is worse, according to the first “Consumer Tracker Recycling Survey,” released today by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), a national market research firm.

HEINEKEN USA and The Recycling Partnership Celebrate America Recycles Day!


At HEINEKEN USA, we celebrate recycling every day. So, as America celebrates recycling on November 15th, we are excited to highlight the work our partners at The Recycling Partnership are doing to better recycling each and every day.

Cox Enterprises Announces Seven Zero Waste to Landfill Facilities

Waste management key component of company’s national sustainability program
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November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of America Recycles Day, Cox Enterprises is proud to announce seven of its locations have achieved zero waste to landfill status. Cox Conserves, the company’s national sustainability program, focuses on waste management and carbon and water conservation. The program engages each of the company’s major divisions: Cox Communications, Cox Automotive and Cox Media Group.

2016 Coca-Cola Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program Awards 4,518 Recycling Bins to 37 Communities and 25 Colleges

Keep America Beautiful Helps Increase Access to Recycling Bins Nationwide
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., November 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  As communities across the country recognize the importance of recycling in honor of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation announced that they will be awarding 62 grants to communities in 30 states to make recycling bins more readily available and convenient.  

Collegiate GameDay Recycling Challenge Reaches Midway Point


It’s halftime for the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge!

The GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC) is a friendly competition that encourages sustainability in collegiate athletics by promoting waste reduction and recycling practices in football stadiums and at tailgating areas. Many of the GDRC events coincide with America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative.

America Recycles Day Encourages Americans to #BeRecycled Every Day

#BeRecycled Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Prizes from, Trex

America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is designed to help communities spotlight their recycling efforts with thousands of local events focused on how and what to recycle.

In support of this year’s America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful launched the #BeRecycled Sweepstakes, inspiring participants to continuously live a recycled lifestyle.

America Recycles Day Encourages Individuals, Businesses to #BeRecycled Every Day

Recycling-themed Events Planned Nationwide; #BeRecycled Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Prizes from, Trex
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In support of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful today launched the #BeRecycled Sweepstakes, inspiring participants to continuously live a recycled lifestyle. America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2016 Recycle-Bowl; Urges Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Schools Nationwide Encouraged to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As students, teachers, administrators and staff prepare to head back to school, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the nation with the launch of its 6th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration opens today for the fall recycling competition at  

America Recycles Day Should Be Every Day

by Carmen Becker

America Recycles Day came and went without much fanfare this year. Yet it is still a powerful reminder to us not only how far recycling has come since it became a mainstream practice in the 1970s, but also that it still faces significant challenges.


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