America Recycles Day Events

| November 6, 2013

The Webster University Recycling program invites students, faculty and staff to participate inĀ  America Recycles Day, a nationwide day of recognition for waste reduction, reuse and recycling awareness. This year Webster University Recycling will celebrate with a week of activities focused on waste reduction and landfill diversion.

Monday Nov. 11

Waste Reduction & Recycling Awareness
Information, giveaways, and enter for a chance to win an America Recycles Day raffle for prizes including a reusable tote bag, t-shirt and travel mug.
Marletto’s, noon – 1 p.m.

Tuesday Nov. 12

Upcycling Craft
With Perennial STL
Stop by to make a notebook or drink koozie from upcycled materials. Crafters from local environmental non-profit Perennial STL will be lending their expertise.
University Center Commons, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Screening of the documentary DIVE!
Co-Sponsored by SLOW Food STL
A film about “living off America’s waste,” DIVE! chronicles food waste from supermarket to table to the dumpster to initiate discussion about the realities of hunger and waste reduction.
Library Conference Room, 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday Nov. 13

Freecycle Event
Bring unwanted (but still usable) items to swap with others and divert products from the landfill. All items left at the end of the event will be donated to Goodwill.
University Center Commons, 1 – 3 p.m.

Webster University Recycling is committed to promoting campus sustainability through waste reduction by making recycling easy, convenient and accessible. By instilling the principles of individual stewardship, social consciousness and global awareness, we engage the entire campus community in working toward a healthier environment and a more sustainable world. To learn more, please visit and find us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest. Contact us via email

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  1. Teresa Tate says:

    we would love to participate in this event as extended campuses and need to know how we can be viable to the cause of going green and recycling to help eliminate waste.