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Stamford Student Wins Recycling Bag Design Contest

By City of Stamford

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STAMFORD, CT - Stamford Public Schools, in coordination with the City of Stamford’s Recycling and Sanitation Department, announce Dolan Middle School Eighth Grader Kaitlin Doyle as the winner of the Recycle Bag Art Contest.

In preparation for the City of Stamford’s upcoming ban on plastic bags, the Recycling and Sanitation Department held a contest for students in Stamford to design a logo for a reusable bag that will be distributed at the City’s upcoming Earth Day event. Doyle, a student of Dolan Art Teacher Jennifer Marchetti, created the winning design which will be featured on bags distributed at the City’s upcoming Earth Day event.

“We received many entries that exhibited students’ interpretation of recycling and how it affects the world we live in,” said Art Teacher and Content Leader Module Downer. “Although several of them were excellent ideas, we chose the design that was most unique and best reflected Stamford's mission on recycling.”

The contest was organized by Downer, as well as Supervisor of Recycling & Sanitation Dan Collelouri. Each design was graded on its ability to clearly demonstrate the benefits of recycling, as well as the quality of the art itself.

“Holding the contest was a creative way to engage students in the City’s effort to change behaviors around the use of plastic bags,” said Colleluori. “Residents who attend our Earth Day event will have the added benefit of taking home a reusable bag that features student artwork.”

The City of Stamford’s Earth Day Event will take place on April 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Stamford Government Center Lobby, 888 Washington Boulevard. Residents can attend the event and receive free reusable bags, including a bag with the Doyle’s winning design. Residents can also donate unused reusable bags in their possession for other residents to incorporate into their daily habits. Additionally, attendees will be able to visit information tables hosted by the following organizations:

· Recycling & Sanitation Department – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

· Stormwater Department – Stormwater Education and Outreach

· Water Pollution Control Department – FOG (Fats, Oils and Grease) and Flushables

· Keep American Beautiful – End Littering, Improve Recycling, Great America Clean Up & Beautify America’s

· Grade A Markets – Recycling and Composting

· Aquarion – Water Conversation

· City Carting – Recycling and Waste Removal

· Take 2 – Free, Easy and Secure E Waste

· Women On Watch (Wow) - Grassroots political imitative promoting awareness and action relating to key local and national issues

· Girl Scout Initiative – Initiative to remove plastic straws from our waste stream

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