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America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Each year, on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, thousands of communities across the country participate by promoting environmental citizenship and taking action to increase and improve recycling in America.

Through America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful and its vast network of affiliates and partners connects local communities to our national movement by directly engaging millions of people to recycle more and recycle right 365 days a year. America Recycles Day educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being, and helps motivate occasional recyclers to become “everyday” recyclers.

Take the “#BeRecycled” Pledge now, and begin planning your event for the next America Recycles Day!

And check out Keep America Beautiful's 2015 Recycling Impact Infographic, which demonstrates the collective impact of America Recycles Day and Keep America Beautiful's many other initiatives that aim to improve recycling!