RethinkWaste Announces 2016 America Recycles Day Poster Contest
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RethinkWaste Announces 2016 America Recycles Day Poster Contest
For Immediate Release: October 12, 2016
Contact: Faustina Mututa, Rethink Waste, (650) 802 - 3506, fmututa@rethinkwaste.org

RethinkWaste is calling on all 3rd through 5th grade students in its service area to show off their artistic talents in the Agency's 3rd annual America Recycles Day Poster Contest. The theme of the contest is "Rethink Waste - Be Recycled!" which is in line with the national theme for this year's America Recycles Day. This means you are actively choosing to live a recycled lifestyle by committing to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

The winning artwork will be prominently displayed and used on various RethinkWaste public education and outreach materials in 2017. Winners will be notified by November 10th, 2016 and recognized at this year's America Recycles Day event at the Shoreway Environmental Center on November 19th, 2016. The winners will have their posters displayed in a variety of locations that could include; a Recology collection vehicle in their city, RethinkWaste's Shoreway Environmental Center in San Carlos, or RethinkWaste's educational materials. Additionally, winners will receive the following: 1st Place - $100 gift card, 2nd Place - $50 gift card, and 3rd Place - $25 gift card. 

The posters must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, October 28, 2016 to RethinkWaste at 610 Elm Street, Suite 202 (2nd floor of the San Carlos Library) in San Carlos. A total of five posters that best meet the criteria will be chosen out of all of the entries and posted online for the public to vote for their top three favorites. Online voting will take place November 2nd – November 7th, 2016. 

For complete contest rules and entry forms, please visit www.RethinkWaste.org, or to view the Press Release from RethinkWaste, please click here.

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