Meridian Waste has chosen the winners of the third annual Earth Day-themed coloring contest, “Brightening the World,” for youngsters from 5 to 10-years of age. “That is our third yr of the competition with the purpose to create a better consciousness about our collective accountability and handle the Earth,” mentioned Meridian Waste CEO Walter “Wally” Corridor. “Contest entries had been up 44 p.c since 2021. We had so many artistic and inventive entries that we expanded the prizes to incorporate a primary, second, and third place in every age class.”
The competition has two age classes for youngsters with particular coloring sheets for age teams from 5 to seven years and from eight to 10-years of age. The primary-place winners will obtain a customized rubbish truck wall plaque, a tee shirt with their paintings printed on it, a $25 reward card, and a first-place rosette ribbon. Second and third place winners will obtain a tee-shirt with their paintings printed on it, a $25 reward card, and a rosette ribbon.
Winners Ages 5 to Seven:
- Mason Liller, Roanoke, Va.
- Sophia Chung, Carlsbad, Calif.
- Brooklyn Estrela, Raleigh, N.C.
Winners Ages Eight to 10:
- Brandon Earle, El Cajon, Calif.
- Freya Nesgari, St. Johns, Fla.
- Elijah Harris, Jacksonville, Fla.
“Meridian Waste invests in our planet from the every day work offered by our assortment groups. They correctly eliminate rubbish, gather and type recyclable supplies in one in every of our supplies recycling services, and thru our gas-to-energy partnerships on the firm’s landfills,” Corridor mentioned. “We additionally spend money on supporting the communities we serve by way of public training about correct disposal strategies. Meridian Waste hopes to ignite a spark of caring for the atmosphere in younger individuals by way of this contest.”
The profitable paintings will be seen at https://www.MeridianWaste.com/Earthday. Meridian Waste will gear up for the following contest in March 2023.