Division of Waste Management
Students asked to help create new logo

Press Release Date:  Friday, October 27, 2006  
Contact Information:  Eva Smith-Carroll, (502) 564-6716  

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 27, 2006) – Kentucky students in grades K-12 are being asked to help create a new Commonwealth Cleanup Week logo.

Commonwealth Cleanup Week, including cleanup activities, will be March 25-31, 2007.  The 1998 Kentucky General Assembly designated the fourth week in March as an opportunity for Kentuckians to participate in “activities that highlight the natural beauty of their communities.”

Logo entries must be submitted to a county extension office by Friday, Feb. 9, 2007. Entry forms and contest details are online at http://www.waste.ky.gov  

Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet (EPPC) judges will choose winners from each of four divisions – Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 – and an overall logo winner. Division winners will receive $50 and a plaque, and their designated classroom or library will get $500 for the purchase of environmental materials. The overall winner will receive a plaque and $100, and his or her designated classroom or library will get $1,000.

The winning logo will be adapted and used in 2008 for the 10th anniversary Commonwealth Cleanup Week.

If you have any questions, e-mail waste@ky.gov or call EPPC’s Division of Waste Management, (502) 564-6716.

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