Recycling Archive

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

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
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