For America Recycles Day, We’re Talking Plastics

In honor of America Recycles Day, Keep America Beautiful is prompting everybody to recycle more and recycle right in their everyday lives. The very first thing that comes to mind about recycling more and recycling right has a lot to do with one big problem we have in the United States– plastic waste.In 2018, plastic accounted for 12% of the 292 million lots of local strong waste generated in our country alone, making the U.S. the worlds biggest generator of plastic waste. Why not get ahead of America Recycles Day by educating your pals and family on the significance of recycling and have them take the #BeRecycled promise, which is a pledge to actively live a recycled way of life by: Recycling at school, home and work and on the goBuying products made with recycled contentEducating and encouraging buddies, family and next-door neighbors to take the #BeRecycled pledge.For more on recycling the right way, check out our blog Recycling Dos and Do nts to prevent Wish-cycling.