America Recycles Day: Turns out, it makes us all job creators

Today is America Recycles Day, and across the nation, thousands of local events will be held ranging from electronics collections to aluminum can stomp-a-thons and runway fashion shows featuring “trashy” couture.  Today and throughout the month of November, an estimated 2 million people
will join in the celebration. Amid the fun — and there is a lot of fun involved — it’s important to consider the serious side of why recycling matters. While most of us know and agree that recycling is the easiest thing anyone can do to help the nation conserve energy and protect natural resources, there’s another angle that’s often overlooked.   By Matt McKenna  See Full Story
The author is president and CEO of Keep America Beautiful,,
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Source:  The Reporter, Vacaville California