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Posted on: November 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Keep Las Cruces Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day

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To celebrate America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful (KAB) initiative, on November 15, Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) wants the community to take the #BeRecycled pledge to show its commitment to increasing and improving recycling efforts.

“The Las Cruces community has made progress in its recycling efforts,” said James Woods, Coordinator for KLCB. “But there’s always more work to do. America Recycles Day is a good opportunity to raise our recycling efforts to the next level.”

According to Keep America Beautiful (KAB), America Recycles Day “educates and encourages individuals on how to be more mindful of what they consume, where and how to properly recycle, and to pledge to recycle more and recycle right in their everyday lives.”
The #BeRecycled pledge is a promise to actively choose to live a recycled lifestyle by:

• Recycling at home, work, school, and on the go.
• Buying products made with recycled content; and
• Educating and encouraging friends, family, and neighbors to take the #BeRecycled pledge at"

"Community members can use the Green Grappler monthly service, offered by the City of Las Cruces Solid Waste Collections, to recycle yard waste into composted mulch that is available to everyone free of charge. The Grappler schedule and more information about yard waste and composted mulch can be found by going to the Solid Waste Collections website at"

"Recyclables placed in residential and business blue bins are taken to South Central Solid Waste Authority for processing. For information about how and what to recycle, go to"

All customers are reminded that emergency public health safety recommendations are still in place. Hours of operation are subject to change in accordance with the Office of the Governor public health order. Please check for current hours. Wear masks and gloves while using the facilities and maintain social distancing."

"For more information, please contact James Woods, Keep Las Cruces Beautiful Coordinator at 575/528-4506 or email at Las Cruces Utilities Solid Waste Collections can be contacted at 575/528-3700." 

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