Contributing writer: Carmen Thorpe––
Earth Day, April 22nd, is closely approaching us! It will be the 45th anniversary of Earth Day; an important day that is focused on the celebration of the ground we walk on and the impact we make on the planet daily. According to PR Newswire:
More than 1 billion people in 192 countries will take actions on Earth Day events this year, making it the largest environmental civic action in the world. Through Earth Day and our year round programs, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement.
You can click here to find out more information from PR Newswire.com
Educating yourself on the tasks that you and your community can perform is key to creating the movement of change in waste disposal, which could start a ripple effect on other communities and businesses. A great local company that understands this effect is American Disposal, located in Manassas, Va. Click here to learn about what is recyclable.
American Disposal Services is a family-owned, family-run waste and Single Stream collection provider operating in Virginia, Georgia, and select area of Maryland, and the District of Columbia. They offer refuse and Single Stream Recycling collection to residential and commercial properties including family neighborhoods, apartment communities, small businesses and large industrial and government complexes. In addition to all their wonderful services they are active in neighborhoods through numerous local charities, sponsorships, and community outreach.
You can contact them by clicking on the highlighted link, check out their site here, and watch their video on the recycling process, this kind of knowledge truly is power. Happy Earth Day! //giphy.com/embed/bujLoCCMD0cso