ALACHUA COUNTY, FL- From an
egret made of milk jugs to a copper butterfly, reused and recyclable materials
are finding their way to the Florida Museum of Natural History.
The Alachua County Office of
Waste Alternatives and the Florida Museum of Natural History are hosting
"Trashformations," a juried student recycled art show and
competition. The competition begins at 5:30 p.m. on November 20, 2009 at
the Florida Museum of Natural History (in the University of Florida Cultural
Plaza, SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville).
All artwork entered in the
contest must be comprised of 70% or more recycled/recyclable/reused materials.
Cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries in middle school, high
school and college categories. There will also be The Waste Watcher and
Museum awards. Applications (to participate) must be submitted by November
6, at 5 p.m. Click here for a
exhibit is free and open to the public.
For more information,
click here, or
contact the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5213.