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2022 Earth Day art contest

To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, Rhode Island Resource Recovery will be hosting a youth art contest open to all Rhode Island students in grades K to 12. Submissions should showcase the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling here in R.I. To help students get their creative juices flowing, below are some suggestions for artwork, such as an image that reflects:-A day in the life of R.I.’s superhero MaxMan.
-What reducing, reusing, and recycling (and “rotting” or compost) means to Rhode Islanders.-Person, place, or thing specific to R.I. that is recreated through commonly recycled items.
-One or more or Resource Recovery’s five main operations, which are the Central Landfill, Materials Recycling Facility, Leaf and Yard Waste Composting Operation, EcoDepot for household hazardous waste and Small Vehicle Area for residential drop off.-The misconception that our stuff just goes “away” when it is placed in the trash. It comes to Resource Recovery.Rules and submission instructions-Entries must be submitted via email to [email protected]. The email should include a picture of the piece of art, the artist’s name, phone number, address, artwork title and short description of the artwork (three to five sentences).-Deadline: Entries must be received by 5 p.m.

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