The Environmental Journal of Southern Appalachia
Monday, 13 November 2023 13:08




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.

When: Wed. Nov. 15, 2023 /  3 – 6 pm
Where: UT Surplus/Warehousing
2111 Stephenson Dr, Knoxville, TN

ONE DAY to educate.
ONE DAY to motivate.
ONE DAY to make recycling bigger & better.

America Recycles Day by the numbers

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

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

In total, we’ve recycled over 16.5 million pounds of recyclables and counting.

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