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Issue Date: Vol. 52, No. 12, December 2012, Posted On: 11/20/2012


Keep America Beautiful Launches Recycling-At-Work Initiative


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
TAGS: vending, soda vending machine, Keep America Beautiful, Recycling at Work, recycling food waste, biodegradables, Matt McKenna

STAMFORD, CT -- Keep America Beautiful is challenging corporate America and government to sign up for its new Recycling at Work pledge.

Businesses, government facilities, schools, hospitals and other organizations that take the pledge commit to a 10% increase in the recycling of paper products, beverage containers, electronics and batteries in their workplaces by 2015. The initiative also encourages the recycling of food waste and other biodegradables.

To participate, workplaces take the pledge at the Keep American Beautiful website and then they periodically report on actions taken to increase recycling, and the results. Keep America Beautiful will compile the data and plans to issue a comprehensive report in 2015.

"To increase our national municipal recycling rate from its current 34% level, the increase will come less from national initiatives and more from locally driven efforts," said Matt McKenna, Keep America Beautiful president and chief executive. "Engaging individuals to take the action to recycle at home, at work and at play is the linchpin to increasing recycling rates."


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