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Miami County Recycles! Essay Contest

In honor of Earth Day, the Miami County Solid Waste District is pleased to announce the first annual 2017 Recycling Essay Contest.

All Miami County 6-8th grade students are encouraged to enter this contest. Essays should be comprised of original writing, and the students' own research. Your essay should be at least two pages, but under ten pages. A bibliography should be attached. Name, school, and grade should be listed on the first page or title page. Students are asked to write in MLA or APA format.

This year's topic is, "What Can I Recycle - And Why?" In writing your essay, consider the following:

Essays may be submitted by email to, or mailed to:

Essay Contest

2200 N. Co. Road 25A

Troy, Ohio 45373

Essays must be received by Monday, April 16. Winning essays will be published online at! Prizes of $70, $50 and $30 will be awarded to the first, second and third-place winners.

Questions? Call the Miami County Solid Waste District at 937-440-5653, or email Lauren Karch at

Posted on Feb 15, 2018 By: Jonathan Gillis