Recycle Day in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ7) Recycling was the talk of Wednesday afternoon in Lexington

Recycle Man bid folks to come in to Hopkins Green in downtown Lexington, which was filled with displays and activities to encourage recycling by area residents.

“You know, Rockbridge County’s recycling rate has continuously been in the 30 and 40 percent rate, which is outstanding," says Jake Adams, Rockbridge County's Community Outreach Director. "So we try to keep that rate very high, and we try to keep our recycling participation rate high, and it’s events like this that just make it possible for us to get out and get the word out to our community.”

Wednesday was America Recycles Day