ecomaine by the numbers
More than ONE BILLION pounds of materials recycled since 2006
100,000 megawatt hours of renewable electricity from Maine’s trash per year
Reducing greenhouse gases AND the volume of trash being landfilled by 90%
Cape Elizabeth high schooler wins ecomaine’s ‘Upcycle Challenge’ for second consecutive year
ecomaine announced that Aurora Milton, a junior at Cape Elizabeth High School, won its annual Upcycle Challenge for her design and manufacturing of a jumper made from other old clothing and fabric, including a touch from her own homecoming dance dress, that might have otherwise been discarded.
ecomaine announces Finalists for 2023 Upcycle Challenge
ecomaine has announced three finalists for its school-based Upcycle Challenge, which will award $500 to a participating student’s school. Finalists include overall challenge winners from 2022 and 2021 facing off with a newcomer in 2023.