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Local Students Participate in a "Not So Ordinary" Fashion Show
and Help Anne Arundel County Promote Recycling

Indian Creek Students Win RMO (RecycleMoreOften) Runway Contest

Annapolis (May 26, 2011) Students from Indian Creek Upper School, Broadneck High School and Annapolis High School earned awards in the first-ever RMO (RecycleMoreOften) Runway Contest sponsored by the Department of Public Works Waste Management Services Recycling Division.  The recent prom-theme fashion show at Quiet Waters Park challenged high school students to create formal clothing designs made out of recyclable materials. 

RMO Runway Contest Winners

First Place             
Designers Kathryn Deaton & Mary Catherine Parker
Model Sarah Escalera
Indian Creek Upper School

Second Place
Designers Amari Belt & Brice Fischback
Model Taijhe Belt
Broadneck Senior High School

Third Place
Designer Joy Stephanie Telan
Model Joy Stephanie Telan
Annapolis Senior High School

Honorable Mention
Designer Emily Fiore
Model Sudara Nick
Broadneck Senior High School

This contest and the Recycling Divisions ongoing efforts to encourage citizens to recycle more and to recycle more often are all part of Country Executive John R. Leopold's 50/50 Challenge.  In March of 2008, with a stagnant curbside recycling rate of 31%, the County Executive kicked off a campaign to increase recycling by challenging residents to recycle at least half of everything they throw away. 

The curbside recycling rate in Anne Arundel County is now 39%.  Learn more about how simple and easy it is to recycle in Anne Arundel County at  Have questions answered and also learn more by becoming of Facebook friend of the Recycling Division at!/annearundelrecycling.

 Recycling Contest Winners

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