America Recycles Day

National Recycling Organizations Provide “Top 10 in the Bin” List

As America Recycles Day Approaches, List Created to Help Answer Question: “What Can I Recycle?”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – With the national recycling rate slightly above 34 percent, Americans have the opportunity to capture more material for recycling by recycling correctly. Among the common barriers to recycling more, however, is confusion about what can be recycled.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Fourth Annual Recycle-Bowl Competition

Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School Today!
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STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is announcing the launch of the fourth Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition. The competition runs from Oct. 20 through Nov. 15, 2014, culminating on America Recycles Day.

America Recycles Day 2014 Opens Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting an education or collection event
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities.

America Recycles Day, which takes place annually on and around Nov. 15, recognizes the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout the year.

Keep America Beautiful Appoints Jennifer M. Jehn as President and CEO

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STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, today announced the appointment of Jennifer M. Jehn to lead the organization as its new president and CEO, beginning in January.

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As North America's largest residential recycler, Waste Management expects to manage more than 20 million tons every year by 2020, up from the more than 12 million tons we handled in 2012.  Whether at home, at work or in places you visit throughout your community, the effort you take to place a clean item in a recycling bin helps our environment.  America Recycles Day provides a window for all of us to promote environmental stewardship.

 

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How does recycling impact business and communities? We asked resident experts to help explain why recycling is important.
Saving energy and natural resources though recycling help safeguard our environment.

1 Aluminum Can saves enough energy to run a television for 1 hour, power a computer for 3 hours, or light a 100 watt bulb for 20 hours!

ConAgra Foods Announces Zero Waste Champions

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OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of America Recycles Day, ConAgra Foods announced its annual Zero Waste Champion award winners today, recognizing 27 facilities that have reached a major environmental milestone: diverting more than 95 percent of solid waste from landfills through reuse and recycling. These facilities –representing nearly 75 percent of the company’s total waste generation – helped ConAgra Foods achieve a 93 percent waste diversion rate in fiscal year 2013.

Waste Management Achieves Zero Waste at Deutsche Bank Championship

Company used recycling, composting and waste-to-energy to achieve 100 percent diversion
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BOSTON — Nov. 14, 2013 — In recognition of America Recycles Day on Nov. 15, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that at the Deutsche Bank Championship, 100 percent of tournament waste was diverted away from landfills and into recycling, waste-to-energy and composting facilities. Waste Management was an official tournament sponsor during the event held in Norton, Mass., over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 27 through Sept. 1, 2013.

Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful Announce Partnership with FreshDirect to Coincide with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15

‘I Want to Be Recycled’ Campaign Appears on FreshDirect Delivery Boxes
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Ad Council and Keep America Beautiful are partnering with popular online grocer, FreshDirect, to feature messaging from their national I Want to Be Recycled public service advertising (PSA) campaign on all FreshDirect delivery boxes. The collaboration, announced in advance of America Recycles Day (Nov. 15), is a part of ongoing efforts to raise awareness about the benefits of recycling and encourage recycling to become a daily social norm.

Waste Management Urges You To Recycle Often. Recycle Right.sm

America Recycles Day is a great time to focus on the right way to recycle
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HOUSTON, TX, November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Waste Management (NYSE: WM) is a proud sponsor of America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), which will take place this Friday, Nov. 15, 2013.  America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. To highlight this day, Waste Management will take part in celebrations across the country, from California to Washington D.C., to encourage customers to continue their good recycling habits and to recycle the right way for maximum benefit. 

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