New & Noteworthy News from ecomaine
VOTE NOW! ecomaine announces Finalists for 2022 Upcycle Challenge
ecomaine today announced three finalists for its school-based Upcycle Challenge, which will award $500 to a participating student’s school.
ecomaine announces call for proposals for waste diversion grants in Maine schools
ecomaine has launched its call for schools in its member communities to propose projects focused on waste diversion for up to $5,000 in funding. Projects that focus on waste reduction or reuse, recycling, or composting are all eligible for consideration. The deadline for proposals is Monday, May 16, 2022.
ecomaine’s 2022 Upcycle Challenge!
Want to win $500 for your school's Green Team, STEM Club, or Project Graduation? Submit your design using upcycled materials and let us know how it works!
ecomaine unveils database of sustainable holiday tree disposal options
Online map and list tool gives options for Mainers to send holiday trees to be mulched, chipped, composted
ecomaine reminds Mainers to keep recycling right during the holiday season
Wrapping paper and cardboard boxes are among recyclable items, but wreaths, trees, Styrofoam, and string lights are not
ecomaine on Public Radio & Public Television
PBS Newshour and Maine Public Radio's Maine Calling reported on the state of recycling in Maine, and asked ecomaine to lend a hand.
ecomaine calls for 2022 eco-Excellence Award nominations
Maine's recycling and waste manager to celebrate leaders in sustainability, recycling, composting, and waste management from across the state
ABC National News visits ecomaine
Washington Reporter Devin Dwyer talks recycling and Maine's extended producer responsibility law with ecomaine CEO Kevin Roche, tours ecomaine facility.
ecomaine’s 2021 in Review
The last year was an eventful one for most of us – and ecomaine is no exception! The theme of ecomaine’s 2021 annual report focuses on a year of ‘RE…’ Returning to (somewhat) normal. Reducing, reusing, and recycling, of course. Refreshing. Recommitting. Responding. Reinventing. And much more. We invite you to review 2021 with us.
CNBC visits ecomaine to report on Maine’s new Extended Producer Responsibility Law
Following the passage of Maine's Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) law, CNBC paid a visit to ecomaine to learn more about the state of recycling and report on what the bill may mean for municipalities, taxpayers, and manufacturers. Click below to see the video.