America Recycle Day Campaign
America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.
For this challenge, your school will hold an
event to celebrate America Recycles Day!
There are many different kinds of activities
your event can feature and it is up to you
and your school to decide what to do. You
determine the scope of the event.
Create a username on the
AmericaRecyclesDay.org website and
check out all of the different event ideas
and activities that you can do. Be sure to
register your event on the website to receive points for this challenge!
Go to AmericaRecyclesDay.org Website
Create a username
Plan your event
Register your event
Participate in this fun day
Please be sure to complete all the required fields when registering your event. For event ideas, you can check out their Toolkit and past events on the website.
Some examples of ARD School Campaign Ideas
Encourage students and teachers to recycle more by providing an interactive opportunity to learn what can and can't be recycled in your school (a relay race game).
Host a school wide "I Recycle!" pledge campaign. Students, teachers, and administrators pledge to recycle for the rest of the school year. Renew pledges every year!
Participate in the KAB's Recycle bowl: www.kab.org/recycle-bowl/why-recycle-bowl
Invite guest speakers from various environmental agencies out for an Environmental Career Day.
To receive points, please submit the following to
Education@solidwasteauthority.org or text your Recycling Coordinator:
Number of Participants