Virtually Celebrate America Recycles Day With the SWA!
Our celebration of America Recycles Day has gone virtual!
Join us for a weeklong wander into the wonderful world of waste, culminating on America Recycles Day, Sunday, Nov. 15. Tune in every day to our Facebook page to learn about the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County, get helpful tips on how to Recycle Right, and hear about fun ways you can get involved. There might even be a few surprises throughout the week!
Monday – Recycle Right! Kick off your celebration of America Recycles Day by going behind the scenes to see what happens to Palm Beach County’s recycling. Watch today's video - Recycle Right!
Tuesday – Home Chemical and Recycling Center – What dangers might be lurking in your home? Find out and discover how to drop them off. Watch today's video - Home Chemical and Recycling Center
Wednesday – Heavy Equipment Showcase – Get up close and personal with some of the loaders, dozers and cranes used to move 17 million pounds of garbage and recyclables each day. Watch today's video - Heavy Equipment Showcase
Thursday – Trekking Through the Trails – Check out the newly-installed signs on the SWA’s Rookery Trail and discover what animals you may see while exploring the SWA Greenway Trail System. Watch today's video - Trekking Through the Trails
Friday - SWA Green Schools Awards – The winners of the Green School Awards will showcase the innovative ways Palm Beach County Schools Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rethink their waste!
Beyond the Bin - The SWA is not the only stop in town for recycling! Join us to find out where else in the community you can take some of your recycling. Watch today's videos - SWA Green Schools Awards
Saturday - Are you ready to celebrate? Get ready for America Recycles Day by taking our Recycling Myths Quiz! Check out all of the entries from this year's coloring contest, and tune in to our FB page tomorrow at 11am to find out who won! - Coloring Contest Entries
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America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States. Every year on or around Nov. 15 (America Recycles Day), event organizers educate neighbors, friends and colleagues through thousands of events nationwide.