2021 Mardi Gras Recycling Initiative
Through the Mardi Gras Recycling Initiative, YLC Recycles works to make Mardi Gras season greener and more environmentally sustainable for future generations of New Orleanians.
In 2016 alone, 940 tons of waste was collected off the streets during the carnival season. A significant amount of this material is discarded or neglected single-use items that could easily be recycled or reused. The waste poses many environmental hazards and is costly to clean up.
2021’s MGRI is going virtual! Follow YLC Recycles on Instagram to make your Mardi Gras sustainable this season!
Investment Week (January 31 – February 6)
How to get sustainable materials for your Mardi Gras: from second-hand stores and environmentally friendly shops to reusable materials, YLC Recycles will help you upcycle this Mardi Gras.
UpKeep Week (February 7 – February 13)
Learn how to stay green and healthy during the Carnival season – and beyond!
Revelry Week (February 14 – February 20)
Join YLC Recycles to learn fun ways to recycle, reduce, and reuse the waste that’s been created and distributed this season. Revelry Week will end with a volunteer clean-up day!
Contact the YLC Recycles team at firstname.lastname@example.org.