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15 World War II Posters: America Recycles for War

TAGS: Recycling

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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