Milwaukee DPW Announces First Recycling Poster Competition

MILWAUKEE – The City of Milwaukee Public Works Department (DPW) announced Thursday that it has partnered with Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) and Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful to hold its first recycling poster competition. It coincides with Earth Day 2022.

All MPS K-12 students are invited to show their artistic talent and commitment to reduce, reuse and recycle by entering the contest.

The theme of the inaugural competition is “Know Before You Launch,” which will emphasize the importance of placing only accepted items in recycling containers. Officials say three entries per level category can be submitted by each participating school for a total of 12 entries.

“MPS is a great partner in helping to instill the need to protect our environment. We look forward to the creative contributions of students, as recycling helps create a better world for their future, ”said Public Works Commissioner Jeff Polenske.

The first place winner in each of the four rating categories will receive a $ 100 gift card. A grand prize winner’s school will receive a $ 200 gift card for room supplies.

All students will receive a certificate of recognition for their participation.

Find out more here.

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