News / KPB’s Executive Director Tom Waldeck reminds us about holiday recycling

During holidays, be sure to recycle

This holiday season, let’s not forget to recycle! Holiday cards and the envelopes they come in, cardboard boxes, junk mail, newspapers - including all those extra advertising inserts - all can be recycled.   Not only is it important to recycle, but to recycle the right things. That’s why Keep Phoenix Beautiful, along with the city itself, recently launched the Recycle Clean Phoenix campaign. When residents recycle items that really belong in the garbage, it puts an undue burden on the entire recycling process and can even decrease the environmental benefits. Check out the new campaign website at RecycleCleanPhoenix.org for more information. This holiday season, let’s renew our commitment to recycling! - Tom Waldeck, Phoenix
The writer is executive director of Keep Phoenix Beautiful.

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