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2013 Recycle Goal Winner's Clinic

Local Youth Athletes Sharpen Soccer Skills With Help From LA Galaxy

The IE Surf Boys youth soccer team experienced a rewarding and challenging clinic with LA Galaxy coaches on Saturday, March 15, 2014, claiming victory as the winners of the 2013 Recycle. Goal. competition. The IE Surf Boys collected more than 2,500 pounds of recyclable materials, including 1,150 pounds of plastics, to win the recycling contest […]

Mar 19th, 2014
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L.A. Area Elementary Students Learn about Healthy Eating and Recycling with Edible Garden

LA’s BEST, the American Chemistry Council, Assemblymember Raul Bocanegra and City Councilman Felipe Fuentes, along with a number of school children, rolled up their sleeves at Pinewood Avenue Elementary School and installed a “Green Garden” on December 16. The garden is deemed green because it highlights the importance of recycling, and kids learn firsthand how […]

Dec 20th, 2013
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Greater Sacramento Flexes Recycling Muscle

On Friday, August 16, 2013, ACC and River Cats Baseball fans joined together to celebrate  Recycling Awareness Night at Raley Field.  During the night more than 650 fans recycled 52 pounds of plastic materials. Event partners like Keep California Beautiful, Sacramento Conservation Corps, and Republic Waste Management Services helped educate the public about the importance of […]

Aug 20th, 2013
California State Capitol building and event booths for the Plastics. Too Valuable to Waste. Recycle. open house

Capitol Day 2013

On Wednesday, June 5, 2013, public and private partners gathered together at the State Capitol in Sacramento to celebrate the Plastics. Too Valuable to Waste. Recycle.™ campaign. Since the campaign began in 2007, the programs and partners across California have recycled more than 459 tons of materials, including 84 tons of plastics. The open house […]

Jun 7th, 2013
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ACC and LA’s BEST Announce Recycling Poster Contest Finalists

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and after-school program LA’s BEST announced the twelve finalists in a poster contest to display Los Angeles area students’ enthusiasm for recycling.  More than 60 LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program school sites participated in the “Your Health, Your Planet” poster competition, which provided students the opportunity to show off […]

May 30th, 2013

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“Too much plastic – including some of the most readily recyclable products in the world – is ending up as litter on our beaches and in our waterways. We know Californians want to recycle more. This website highlights our commitment to work with government officials, nonprofit groups and potentially other recycling partners to help make our environment cleaner and provide for the future of California.”

- Steve Russell, Vice President, ACC Products Division