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15 World War II Posters: America Recycles for War

While most of us think of recycling as important today, during World War II it was critical to the Allied war effort. The American and Canadian governments created a series of propaganda posters to encourage citizens to recycle tin, scrap, paper, rubber and food waste, among other materials. The posters stand as a historical record of the key role recycling and material conservation played in fighting that war.

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