Recycling is a movement for good

Recycling saves local money, creates jobs, and protects the environment. Your recycling adds up. Join the movement.

Imagine what we can do together

If every American with access to recycling recycled all that they could every year, together we would:



NEW full-time jobs


154 Million

Barrels of oil


96 Million

Metric tons of CO2

What's your impact?

Move the GREEN TAB below to find out the impact your family could have when you recycle and how much water that would save per year.

How many times your family recycles per year







Estimates based on EPA WARM Model (Each person generates an average of 1.5 pounds of recyclables per day which equates to 3.8 gallons of water when recycled properly.)

Learn the facts about recycling

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Test your recycling IQ on common DOs and DON'Ts. Every program is different, so check locally to find out all the details of your program.

Get Your Recycling Questions Answered: Let's Chat

The Recycling Partnership launched the beta version of a chatbot featuring real-time answers for what’s recyclable in your community. At home or on the go, give back to our planet by recycling the right things the right way.

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We’re all in this together. Join others in showing your support of a healthier, more responsible tomorrow.