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EPA Sponsers National Art Contest for Students to Encourage Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling

Release Date: 09/17/2003
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Dave Ryan 202-564-7824 /

(09/17/03) EPA’s Office of Solid Waste is sponsoring a national art contest for students to increase awareness of and encourage reducing, reusing and recycling waste. The contest theme for younger students (kindergarten through sixth grades) is “Paint a Path to a World With Less Waste, and for older students (seventh to twelfth grades) the contest theme is: “Design a World With Less Waste. The contest runs in all 50 states and U.S. territories and began Aug. 18 and will end Nov. 1. To receive an official contest flyer that contains more information and contest rules, teachers and students can call EPA’s toll-free hotline at 800-424-9346; go to: , or write to: EPA’s Office of Solid Waste 2003/2004 Art Contest, (Mail Code: 5305-W), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20460.