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Posted on: April 3, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Calling all kids: Participate in the Green Team’s Earth Day Poster Contest!

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The Morgantown Municipal Green Team invites kids from kindergarten to 5th grade in Monongalia County to create hand-made Earth Day posters in coordination with this year’s theme: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! The deadline for submission is April 17, 2020.

Be creative when making your posters! Motivate the residents of Morgantown to recycle, reduce packaging in purchases, and reuse items in different ways. How can we make the world cleaner?

Posters must be 8.5 by 11 inches. Young artists can use pencils, crayons, watercolor paint, markers, or construction paper when making their posters. Kids must email their name, grade, and contact information and attach their work as a PDF or JPG to

Winners will be announced on Earth Day, April 22. Winners will be chosen from younger to older grades and will receive their awards at an online ceremony via Zoom with Mayor Kawecki and the Green Team. The winning drawings will be displayed at Morgantown City Hall, on the city website, and in the Green Team’s education materials.

For more information, contact Jing Zhang via phone at 864-207-0749 or via email at Further information and updates can be found on the Green Team’s Facebook page.

This contest was organized in honor of Recycle Right Morgantown. This yearlong city initiative promotes proper recycling of household waste by city residents. The Morgantown Green Team advises the City of Morgantown on environmental sustainability in public policy, planning, education, departmental management, and evaluation of environmental and energy-related issues. For more information, please visit

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