America Recycle Day Campaign

2 points

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 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!

  1. Go to Website

  2. Create a username

  3. Plan your event

  4. Register your event

  5. 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:

  • Invite guest speakers from various environmental agencies out for an Environmental Career Day.


To receive points, please submit the following to or text your Recycling Coordinator:

  • Event Summary

  • Number of Participants

  • Photos