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Keep PA Beautiful Asks: How Will You Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15?
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America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, takes place annually on and around November 15 to recognize 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.

“America Recycles Day provides a means to encourage recycling 365 days a year whether it’s at school, home or whole communities,” said Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. “Recycling helps protect our environment by saving natural resources such as trees, water and minerals and reduces the amount of waste sent to our landfills. We are grateful to Keep America Beautiful for providing these tools and resources to our local communities.”

Keep PA Beautiful invites you to plan your own ARD event by taking advantage of the wide variety of tools and resources KAB offers to make event planning easy and successful.

Click Here to register your event at the America Recycles Day website. This allows your event to become part of the national network of America Recycles Day events!

Sign the pledge to increase your recycling efforts and learn how to get involved by visiting ARD’s Take The Pledge webpage.

For all the details, visit the America Recycles Day website.

Pennsylvania’s curbside/drop-off recycling program celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and now reaches 94 percent of the state’s population.  To learn more, visit DEP’s Recycling In Pennsylvania webpage.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful website. Click Here to become a member.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from KPB, Like them on Facebook, Follow on Twitter, Discover them on Pinterest and visit their YouTube Channel.

Also visit the Illegal Dump Free PA website for more ideas on how to clean up communities and keep them clean and KPB’s Electronics Waste website.

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[Posted: Oct. 25, 2018]


10/29/2018

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