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Nova Scotia Recycles Contest Winners to be Honoured

(Tuesday, February 20, 2007) - On Wednesday, February 21, 2007, RRFB Nova Scotia, along with Halifax Regional Municipality will honour local winners in the Nova Scotia Recycles School Contest. A celebration dinner will be held at the Brightwood Golf and Country Club.

Every October, RRFB Nova Scotia, in cooperation with the province’s 55 municipalities, organizes the Nova Scotia Recycles Contest. This year, students were challenged to consider the 3 R’s (reduce, reuse and recycle) and composting as they created artwork for t-shirts made from recycled pop bottles, designed advertisements using old magazines, created television ads and wrote essays o n improving waste diversion in Nova Scotia.

What:    Nova Scotia Recycles Contest Celebration Dinner
Where:  Brightwood Golf and Country Club
Date:     Wednesday, February 21, 2007
Time:     5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Contact info:

Shannon Betts
HRM Solid Waste Resources
ph: 490-7153
cell: 476-2470