Recycling Archive

Frederick News-Post: Walkersville teen, using recycled cans, secures top prize at state art competition

Walkersville High School junior Parker Montour took 250 soda cans and transformed them into a giant silvery, and sharp-edged, bird of prey. Montour, 16, won the grand prize at the Maryland Department of the Environment’s 15th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest on Nov. 18 in Baltimore for her sculpture “Tony Hawk,” which ...Read More

Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for bird of prey “Tony Hawk” sculpture at the 15th annual Rethink Recycling contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2016) – Maryland ...Read More

Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Maryland Department of the Environment to present 15th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art Baltimore, MD (Nov. 17, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 15th ...Read More

Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Awards Grants Totaling $250,000 for Electronics Recycling in Maryland Statewide Electronics Recycling Program provides money to counties and municipalities Baltimore, MD (July 22, 2016) – The Maryland Department of the Environment recently announced $250,000 in grant money ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to host the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge at Churchville Elementary School in Harford County

Media contacts: Jay Apperson jay.apperson@maryland.gov Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to host the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge at Churchville Elementary School in Harford County BALTIMORE, MD  (April 18, 2016) – In celebration of Earth Week, the Maryland Department of the Environment will host the Waste-Free Lunch Challenge ...Read More

eMDE – Ben’s Blog: Thoughts from Sec. Ben Grumbles

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT While 2015 is now officially in the rear view mirror, it’s good to keep in mind past accomplishments and experiences as we drive to new destinations and opportunities in 2016. Here are some of 2015’s top environmental accomplishments: 1 Phosphorus management regulations Early ...Read More

Herald Mail: Washington County among top recyclers in state for second consecutive year

For the second year in a row, Washington County ranks among the leading Maryland jurisdictions in recycling rates, according to statistics recently released by the Maryland Department of the Environment… Read the entire article. ...Read More

Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for “Neil Armstrong, Jr.” sculpture at the 14th annual Rethink Recycling contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov Department of the Environment Secretary awards grand prize for “Neil Armstrong, Jr.” sculpture at the 14th annual Rethink Recycling contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 13, 2015) – Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Ben ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson or Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov   **Media Advisory** Maryland Department of the Environment to present “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest award Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art BALTIMORE, MD  (November 10, 2015) – The Maryland Department of the Environment will host the 14th annual “Rethink ...Read More

WBAL: Students compete in recycling sculpture contest

In this year’s recycling sculpture contest, there were more than 60 entries from more than 20 high schools from across the state. Read the entire article and watch the video. ...Read More
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