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Upcycling Contest Winners Announced
Wood Pallets and Fast Food Wrappers Make Contestants Winners
By: Newington Environmental Quality Commission
In the Individual/Family Contest Division, Jennifer and Travis Ahern received a winner certificate and a $100 gift card for their entry of an outdoor play mud kitchen made from wood pallets and old kitchen utensils. Jennifer said, "We used wood that would otherwise be discarded as well as old household items."
In the Non-profit/Business Contest Division, Carolynn Kowalsky of Cherry Pie Decor received a winner certificate and a $100 gift card for a floral bouquet made out of fast food wrappers. Carolyn said, "My project will help the environment by showing that even garbage can be made beautiful. With creativity, all things can be reused and recycled."
The gift cards were donated by Mil-Aero Solutions, Inc. of Newington.