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Happy America Recycles Day 2020!

Each year, November 15th is dedicated to recycling in America! We’ve provided all the information you need to know so you can get involved!

  Each year, November 15th is dedicated to recycling in America! The day was started by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and many communities across the country host various events to promote, celebrate, and raise awareness about recycling before and after this special day. Below, we've provided all the information you need to know so you can get involved for America Recycles Day and apply these learnings well beyond a single event!

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How to Celebrate Sustainability This Week & Beyond

Celebrate Sustainability Day (Week & Month) with us by reading our blog post to learn what sustainability is, why you should care, how to get involved, and what businesses and individuals alike can do to make a difference for themselves and the world.

 

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A Virtual Retreat: RoadRunner Day Recap 2020

Given that many organizations are likely in the same boat as we are—working from home, adjusting to a new normal, and considering fresh ideas to engage employees, virtually—we thought it would be helpful to share a full run-down of the event, how we planned for it, what we learned, and the tips that helped make RoadRunner Day 2020 a smash hit.

 

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How Your Business Can Reduce Waste Volumes This Holiday Season

With the holidays fast approaching, it’s important to be mindful of the extra waste commercial businesses generate during this time of year and consider what actions your business can take to reduce it. With that in mind, this post covers the root causes of increased waste volumes during the holiday season, as well as some helpful tips for reducing waste volumes so you can make the holidays more environmentally friendly at your business.

  With the holidays fast approaching, it’s important to be mindful of the extra waste commercial businesses generate during this time of year and consider what actions your business can take to reduce it. With that in mind, this post covers the root causes of increased waste volumes during the holiday season, as well as some helpful tips for reducing waste volumes so you can make the holidays more environmentally friendly at your business. Keep reading to learn more!

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Happy World Oceans Day 2019

World Oceans Day is an awareness day meant to celebrate the ocean, its importance, and how to protect it. This year, the focus is on "leadership in preventing plastic pollution," and what we can do to help create a healthier ocean. Check out our post to learn more about the day and how your organization can be a leader in preventing plastic pollution!

  HAPPY WORLD OCEANS DAY Each June 8th, World Oceans Day is an awareness day meant to celebrate the ocean, its importance, and what we can do to protect it. In many ways the ocean is the planet's life support system, but things like climate change and mankind's obsession with plastic have had an enormous impact and disastrous consequences on our marine biodiversity. Scientists estimate that if things don't change, in 2050 the ocean will have more plastic by weight than fish. Fortunately, there are lots of smart people out there working towards improving the future of our oceans. The conservation focus for World Oceans Day 2019 is to "demonstrate leadership in preventing plastic pollution and share solutions that inspire and activate the global community". Continue reading to learn more about World Oceans Day 2019 and what your business can do to participate.

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Join Us On America Recycles Day

Did you know there’s a whole day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in America? November 15th is America Recycles Day! Discover how you can participate this America Recycles Day, and every day.

 

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Happy Sustainability Day

Sustainability Day gives the world the opportunity to become more familiar with the topic and come together to learn what we can do to promote sustainability. Check out our guide on how you can make a difference on Sustainability Day.

  A Brief Explanation of SustainabiliTy

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Close the Loop this America Recycles Day

  To Liberty, Justice, and... Recycling for All! Hmm, what's that you say? The line doesn't quite go like that? Well, today's a special day for recycling, so let's pretend. Every year on the 15th of November, civic, non-profit and school groups across the nation come together to champion the simple act of recycling. To celebrate America Recycles Day, we're sharing some of our favorite recycling factoids and tips that make good, green sense today and every day. Read on for more!

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Happy Centennial, National Park Service!

We’re taking some time to reflect on the National Park Service history, the everlasting power of parkland and why its mission to preserve these magnificent pieces of Earth is more important now than ever before.

  If you've ever wondered why we have national parks, you've likely never stepped into one. The boundless natural beauty and mind-boggling formations of the 59 parks leave lasting impressions on all who visit them. Each park is unique in its majesty, from the vibrantly red rocks of the Arches to Bryce Canyon's spire-shaped formations, from Yellowstone's storied waterworks all the way to the lush vistas of Zion.

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