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January 1, 2006
Students participating in the Maryland Department of the Environment's (MDE) Rethink Recycling Sculpture Contest stand next to their entry, a human-like sculpture. Participants were allowed to use recycled materials to create their entries. A total of 51 entries were submitted, and the materials used for the projects included electronics, plastic, cardboard, scrap wood, chicken wire and broken compact discs.
The winning sculpture was a guitar made from soda cans and wood flooring scraps, among other materials. MDE held the event in November to celebrate America Recycles Day.
Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360
Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.
Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.
Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.
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