Waste Management Sponsors Awards Program for America Recycles Day

Houston -- Waste Management Inc. is sponsoring a national cash awards program to provide incentives for communities to promote America Recyles Day (ARD) on Nov. 15, 2001.

Up to nine regional awards will be funded, and each winner will receive $3,000 to be used to help promote recycling, waste reduction and buy-recycled campaigns.

To be eligible, communities must register their events with ARD's official website, www.americarecyclesday.org, and entries must be received by Jan. 11, 2002. Entries should be sent to Richard Abramowitz, Waste Management/Recycle America, 6565 North MacArthur Boulevard, Suite 210, Irving Texas, 75039.