2016 News and Events

Contact: Communications Manager Lisa Wolff at wolff@ecomaine.org or 207-523-3108.

2016

December

ecomaine and Coast 93.1 issue tips on how to stay on the Recycling “Nice” list through the holidays

ecomaine community teachers get half off Dec. 16 Green Schools workshop (Enroll by Dec. 15)

November

ecomaine encourages shopping bag REUSE this holiday season and every day

ecomaine accepting nominations for 2017 eco-Excellence Awards (Deadline Feb. 3, 2017)

October

ecomaine CEO Kevin Roche speaks about future of recycling on MPBN’s Maine Calling Oct. 13 – listen to the audio archive here

REMINDER: ecomaine 2016 School Recycling Grant applications due October 31, 2016

September

ecomaine kicks off new recycling & waste-to-energy program in Fryeburg Saturday, Oct. 1 from 8 am – 4 pm

ecomaine launches food waste recovery program with Exeter Agri-Energy

July

ecomaine introduces eco-Mondays with Portland Radio Group

ecomaine to give away free recycling bins at Woolwich Recycling Kick-off July 16 

June

ecomaine welcomes back Chebeague Island 

May

ecomaine posts Spring 2016 newsletter

April

ecomaine celebrates Earth Day by opening up 2016 School Recycling Grants for application

March

ecomaine announces 2016 eco-Excellence Award winners

ecomaine agrees to sell Gorham land to Shaw Brothers Family Foundation for public recreation use

February

ecomaine testified Feb. 17 on LD 1578, An Act to Update Maine’s Solid Waste Management Laws

Win a $500 stipend plus supplies in the annual ecomaine Recycling is a Work of Art Contest (Deadline: March 18)

January

Call for nominees: 2016 ecomaine eco-Excellence Awards (Deadline: February 12)