Through a program called Reimagine Phoenix, which will help the city increase the waste diversion rate from landfills by 40 percent in three years, the city of Phoenix has set a goal to become a zero waste city by 2050. And to get more residents and business on board with recycling and this program, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton has dubbed November 15 (America Recycles Day) as Phoenix Recycles Day.
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The City of Phoenix has set a goal during the newly declared "Phoenix Recycles Day" to be a zero-waste city by 2050.
November 15, known as "America Recycles Day", was officially named Phoenix Recycles Day by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton.