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Contact(s): Jennifer Semrau, Waste Reduction and Diversion Coordinator, 608-267-7550
August 15, 2017

MADISON - The nomination period is open for the Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Awards offered by the Department of Natural Resources.

In its fifth year, the awards are given to recognize recycling initiatives and to encourage communities to increase the effectiveness of their programs from successes and lessons learned.

Awards will be given to both small and large recycling efforts in the following four categories:

Communities and organizations may self-nominate or submit an application for another program. Applications are due August 31. Photos, charts, tables, outreach examples and other relevant information are welcome!

Past award projects and the Award Application [PDF] are available by searching the DNR website,, for "Recycling" and clicking on the link for Wisconsin Recycling Excellence Awards.

Last Revised: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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