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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day (ARD), a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

America Recycles Day by the Numbers

In the past year, our hard-working volunteers and affiliates have recycled

2,335,135+ lbs of mixed paper
1,492,898+ lbs of electronics
535,918+ lbs of beverage containers
157,958+ lbs of clothing/textiles
1,899,869+ lbs of single-stream recycling
6,056,816+ lbs of other recycled materials
And more!

In total, we’ve recycled over 16.5 MILLION POUNDS of recyclables. And counting!

To learn more about America Recycles Day, please visit the Keep America Beautiful Website.

Pond and Wildlife Management, Purdue Extension-Forestry and Natural Resources
Conservation Through Community Leadership, The Education Store
Enhancing the Value of Public Spaces: Creating Healthy Communities, The Education Store
Community Development, Purdue Extension Program
Medicine Disposal, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) & University of Illinois Extension
Lesson Plans for Food Waste & Natural Resources, Purdue Extension Nature of Teaching

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