America Recycles Day

Proclaim November 15 as America Recycles Day

Have your mayor or commissioner sign a proclamation denoting November 15 as America Recycles Day.

The inside story on getting proclamations (PDF)

Sample Proclamations:

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America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. One day to inform and educate. One day to get our neighbors, friends and community leaders excited about what can be accomplished when we all work together. One day to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year. Visit for more information.

Where Do You Recycle?

Top 10 Reasons to Recycle

America Recycles Day - Colorado Style

How Can I Participate?

Share our videos
Use the videos above on your website or Facebook pages, share them with your local TV stations and more. Show your pride in doing your part to recycle.

Take the pledge
Making a commitment to recycling is a first simple step. A declaration to do more. Be sure to take the pledge, and share it with friends and family! Take the pledge

Attend an event
Not everyone can take on the commitment required to organize and host an America Recycles Day event. Fortunately, you can still have a huge impact on our success by simply showing up for an event that your community organizers have arranged. Attend an event

Register your event
This year, CAFR is encouraging its members to host an open house at their recycling facility. By inviting local elected officials, such as your state representatives or county commissioners, and the general public to your event, you will give them the opportunity to see firsthand how recycling happens and you’ll have an opportunity to let them know why it’s important. Register your event