MEDIA ADVISORY November 15, 2019
Celebrate America Recycles Day by Committing to Reduce Waste This Holiday Season!
DENVER – It’s the most “wasteful” time of the year! The average household is estimated to generate 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. With the upcoming holiday season, America Recycles Day today is the perfect opportunity for people to start thinking about reducing their waste by taking advantage of Denver’s seasonal recycling and composting programs.
Below are some tips for reducing waste this holiday season:
These seasonal recycling and composting programs will help further Denver’s goal of increasing its recycling rate from what is now 23 percent to 34 percent, as outlined in Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s Sustainability Goals.
For more information, please visit denvergov.org/denverrecycles.