The city is asking residents to follow a few steps to reduce the amount of trash created.
This has nothing to do with a platinum selling pop-punk band and everything to do about recycling. Today is American Recycling Day and the Department of Public Works is asking city residents to celebrate by taking the Green Day Challenge and reduce the amount of trash they produce, according to a news release. The average American creates 4.6 pounds of trash a day and the department is asking residents to do the following to help curb waste production: Sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Contact editor Adam Bednar with any news tips. Want to write on your own? Skip the middle man. Join our Local Voices.