Join in America Recycles Day
Join in activities related to America Recycles Day (ARD) on November 15. Our nation’s only recognized day dedicated to promote recycling also draws more attention to many area and national entities that serve this important function year-round that improves our environment and sustainability.
AmericaRecyclesDay.org, coordinated by Keep America Beautiful and other entities, provides information, toolkits, how to host an event and where to find recycling locations in our area via a link to Earth911.com.
Republic Services of Indianapolis is our area’s largest recycling service that coordinates with neighborhood trash collections. In recycling paper, all plastics No. 1 to 7 and all colors of glass, it provides curbside pick-up and operates many drop-off locations throughout the city.
The nonprofit Recycle Force organization is a social enterprise offering some of the most comprehensive and innovative recycling services around while providing life-changing workforce training to formerly incarcerated individuals. It prides itself in facilitating a cleaner environment and a stronger workforce.
The Indiana Recycling Coalition supports source reduction, reuse, composting and recycling activities. It advocates policies and programs that advance sustainable materials management. The coalition helps conserve our natural resources, reduce energy use, encourage environmental responsibility and create green jobs through recycling.