Oklahoma was well-represented at Keep America Beautiful's annual awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. last night. Awards were presented to Keep Oklahoma Beautiful; the Oklahoma Department of Transportation; the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority; the Department of Agriculture, Food & Forestry; and KOB Affiliate, OKC Beautiful.
Today is America Recycles Day, which means today is a call to action and an invitation to committing to reduce, reuse and recycle.Our landfills are rapidly filling. America produces around 258 million tons of municipal solid waste each year. Recycling prevents much waste from ending up in a landfill.