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America Recycles Day

Earthbench: A Symbol of Peace and Sustainability

Charles Orgbon | Posted 01.26.2013 | Teen
Charles Orgbon

Over 30 student volunteers came out one Saturday to build the South's first earthbench made from cob and bottle bricks at Mill Creek High School in celebration of America Recycles Day.

More Than Bottles and Cans: Five Ways to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle on America Recycles Day

Jim Gibbons | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

Yesterday marked America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. Organized by Keep America Beautiful, the day is a time for each of us to think about our level of personal waste and to consider ways to reduce it.

Interesting Facts on Electronics Recycling and Sustainability

Amy Neumann | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Electronics recyclers provide comprehensive recycling operations. Some of the commodities that can be extracted from electronic equipment are used as valuable raw material in the manufacture of new products.

Happy America Recycles Day!

Posted 11.15.2012 | Green

Today is America Recycles Day, the only recognized holiday dedicated to recycling waste in a country plagued by a consumerist reputation. The holiday ...

Textile Recycling: (Don't) Curb Your Enthusiasm

Mattias Wallander | Posted 12.31.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

It looks like cities are finally taking note that recycling textiles doesn't just cost them -- but could actually help them earn too.

Should America Recycles Day Really Be Zero Waste Day?

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

November 15th is America Recycles Day, "the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. One ...

A New Age for Recycling...Prod the Producers or Reward Consumers?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Sweden has some of the best recycling rates on the planet. Over 95% of glass gets recycled there, and 85% of newspapers, 70% of metal and 65% of plast...