Recycling Archive

Carroll County Times: ‘The kids are so creative’: Carroll County high school students show art made with recycled materials at state contest

For some Carroll County high school students, one person’s junk can be part of an art student’s sculpture. Several county students created sculptures made from recycled materials and competed against exhibits made by students across the state at the Maryland Department of the Environment in Baltimore on Friday morning. ...Read More

MDE honors student artists at 21st Annual ‘Rethink Recycling’ Sculpture Contest

MDE honors student artists at 21st Annual ‘Rethink Recycling’ Sculpture ContestSuitland High’s Jones wins top prize; Annual awards promote recycling, creativity among students BALTIMORE, MD (November 18, 2022) – Samadhi Aurelia Jones, a student at Suitland High School in Prince George’s County, won the grand prize of an iPad ...Read More

Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles honors student artists at 20th Annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest

Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles honors student artists at 20th Annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest Annual awards promote recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 19, 2021) – Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles on Friday presented a grand prize and prizes to eight other student winners today at ...Read More

eMDE: An Eastern Shore Home to Environmental Justice

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT An Eastern Shore Home to Environmental Justice When University of Maryland Anthropology Research Professor Barbara Paca looks at the tiny, Talbot County waterfront town of Oxford, she sees the Eastern Shore’s most prominent nexus between environmental justice and climate change ...Read More

Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles honors student artists at 18th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest

Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles honors student artists at 18th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest Annual awards promote recycling and creativity among high school students BALTIMORE, MD (November 22, 2019) – Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles presented a grand prize and prizes to eight other student winners today at the department’s ...Read More

Department of the Environment participates in Day to Serve month events

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT PARTICIPATES IN DAY TO SERVE MONTH EVENTS Three cleanups scheduled in South Baltimore BALTIMORE (September 10, 2019) – Maryland Department of the Environment workers will be participating in three cleanup events in Baltimore City as part of the Hogan administration’s Day to Serve month, which ...Read More

eMDE: Ben’s Blog remembering President Bush, rethinking recycling

THE LATEST FROM THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT Remembering the kinder, gentler, greener side of President George H.W. Bush I’m grieving the loss of our 41st President, an amazing public servant and ambassador of civility, who also had some significant environmental accomplishments for our country and our state ...Read More

**Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 17th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest

MEDIA CONTACTS: Jay Apperson (410) 537-3003 jay.apperson@maryland.gov   **Media Advisory** Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan to open Department of the Environment’s 17th annual “Rethink Recycling” sculpture contest Maryland high school students to display their unique recycled art   BALTIMORE, MD (November 29, 2018) – Maryland’s First Lady Yumi Hogan will ...Read More

CNS: Students Turn Trash Into Artistic Treasure for Annual Competition

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Students at high schools across the state found new ways to turn trash into artistic treasures with their entries in the Maryland’s Department of the Environment’s 16th annual Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest… Read the entire article.

Maryland Matters: Meet Gov. Hogan’s Ambassador to the Environmental World

It’s a rare day that Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles finds himself happy to be around garbage, but this was one of those days. The occasion was an annual recycled-art competition that MDE hosts at its headquarters in the historic and quirky Montgomery Park office building in South Baltimore. ...Read More
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