Recycling Archive

Carroll County Times: Student’s Recycled Sculpture Takes State Grand Prize

Putting in hours during art class and more on her own time, Century High School student Katelyn Schildt transformed a mannequin arm, plastic forks and spoons, broken jewelry and paint into a glittering celebration of love. Schildt was chosen as the grand prize winner out of 61 entries from ...Read More

First Lady Yumi Hogan joins Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles for 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov First Lady Yumi Hogan joins Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles for 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest Annual contest promotes recycling and creativity among high school students  BALTIMORE, MD (November 30, 2017) –First Lady Yumi Hogan joined Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 16th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Adrienne Diaczok (410) 537-3003 adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov **Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 16th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art Baltimore, MD (November 28, 2017) – Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan will deliver opening ...Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State Agencies to host “Maryland Gives Back Donation Day” in Glen Burnie

Media contact: Adrienne Diaczok adrienne.diaczok@maryland.gov 410-537-3003 MEDIA ADVISORY: Maryland State Agencies to host “Maryland Gives Back Donation Day” in Glen Burnie Baltimore, MD (September 19, 2017) – Marylanders looking to clean out their closets, basements and garages are in luck as several Maryland State Agencies and partners will host Maryland ...Read More

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 ...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, ...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 ...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 ...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 ...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 ...Read More
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