New York, NY (PRWEB) November 16, 2011
The Environment Action Association and the Junkluggers hosted a recycling event, joining thousands of local organizers holding recycling events across the country to celebrate America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.
The event named “Save the Earth One Toss at a Time” provided the public an opportunity to learn more about recycling that is fun thing to do, and promote awareness on America Recycles Day.
The tri-state area’s eco-friendly junk removal company The Junkluggers, will kick off the event with a truck parade, starting at approximately 7 am in Paramus, NJ. Fourteen vehicles traveled over GWB, into Long Island and then come back via the Long Island Expressway. They will then all go through midtown tunnel to Broadway and then travel down to the Washington Square Park at 11am. And at the park, a series of exciting recycling games such as “Wheels of Recycling/Trash,” “Which is which?” Free gifts will be given to participants. The event will run from 11am-3pm.
“We are very excited to promote America Recycles Day by hosting this event together with the Junkluggers. We raised better awareness on recycling, as well as, encouraging New Yorkers to change their behaviors toward non-wasteful habits” said Soo Greenstein, Manager of Environment Action Association.
“We are very proud supporters of the Environment Action Association and the Junkluggers’ America Recycles Day event and commend their efforts to promote recycling in New York City. Recycling is the easiest thing we can all do to save energy, conserve natural resources and create green jobs. Collectively, through events like these, we aim to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year,” said Brenda Pulley, Vice President of Recycling Programs at Keep America Beautiful and national program manager for America Recycles Day.
For more information about recycling at New York City, visit http://www.environmentaa.org or call 212-695-8840
About America Recycles Day
America Recycles DaySM is a national program of Keep America Beautiful, and is the only nationally recognized day and community-driven awareness event dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. Since its inception in 1997, communities across the country have participated in America Recycles Day on November 15 to educate, promote environmental citizenship, and encourage action. Learn more at AmericaRecyclesDay.org.
About Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
Keep America Beautiful, Inc., established in 1953, is the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. With a network of over 1,200 affiliate and participating organizations, Keep America Beautiful forms public-private partnerships and programs that engage individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community’s environment. To learn more, visit kab.org.
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