Media Release

Trashformations Recycled Art Show

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 AM

12:35 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL- From a castle made of puzzle pieces to a cardboard puppet, reused and recyclable materials are finding their way to a museum near you.


Trashformations is a juried student recycled art show and competition hosted by the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives and the Florida Museum of Natural History. All artwork entered in the contest must be comprised of 70% or more recycled/recyclable/reused materials. Cash prizes will be awarded for winning entries in middle school/high school and college categories.


The competition will be held during Museum Nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on November 13, 2008 at the Florida Museum of Natural History.  There will be a special awards ceremony and reception for all participating students, their families and teachers after the judging is complete.  The Trashformations exhibit is free and open to the public.


For more information on the event contact the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5213 or visit and click on Trashformations.






  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).