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
Barrels of oil
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.)
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.
Recycling is not the same everywhere
Recycling can vary - from town to town and even differ where you work, live, and play in your community. Some locations may accept more recyclable materials while others may accept different recyclables. Watch the video to learn how to recycle responsibly. It all adds up.
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