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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Nov 13

America Recycles Day is November 15

Posted on November 13, 2017 at 9:20 AM by Communications Department

Learn to Recycle with a Few Tools from City of Newport News

America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, is the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to celebrating recycling. Every year on November 15, thousands of communities across the country participate by promoting environmental citizenship and taking action to increase and improve recycling in America. 11-13 recycle

The City of Newport News continues its efforts in environmental stewardship through recycling education and enhancing the residential recycling program to make recycling easier for citizens. Earlier this year, the residential recycling program was expanded to accept cartons such as milk, juice, broth, soup, and wine cartons. By putting program recyclables in the recycling bin, citizens help save those items from landfills. Some materials can travel through the recycling and manufacturing process to be back on the store shelf in as little as 30 days! 

Here are a few ways to get active in recycling:

To learn more about Newport News Residential Recycling, visit!