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RECYCLE Symbol History:
The COLOR that most often symbolizes recycling is Green. However, there are many Graphic SYMBOLS for RECYCLING: Scroll down and see what you find!
The recycling symbol you see today with three arrows in the triangle shape was designed in 1970 as part of a contest sponsored by the Container Corporation of America (CCA) (now Jefferson Smurfit Corporation). As a special event for the original Earth Day in 1970 (started by John Mc Connell), CCA conducted a contest for graphic art students to design a symbol representing paper recycling. The winning entry was submitted by Gary Dean Anderson, a 5-year architecture student at the University of Southern California at Los Angels. Later that year, William Lloyd, modified the contest winning recycling symbol to create the present-day image
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Recycle Symbols of the world, glass, plastic, paper, wood, metal, cardboard, batteries, soil, packaging symbols, globes and recycle clip art.