Media Release

16th Annual Trashformations Art Contest

Thursday, November 20, 2014 11:00 AM
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Board of County Commissioners, the Office of Waste Alternatives, and the Florida Museum of Natural History are hosting the 16th annual Trashformations Recycled Art Show and Competition. The competition begins at 5:30 p.m. on November 21, 2014, at the Florida Museum of Natural History (in the University of Florida Cultural Plaza, SW 34th Street and Hull Road, Gainesville). The Trashformations exhibit is free and open to the public. There will be a special awards ceremony and reception for all participating students, their families, and teachers after the judging is complete.

Trashformations is a judged student art show and competition which helps expand recycling awareness and involvement. 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 level categories.
For more information, contact the Alachua County Office of Waste Alternatives at 352-374-5245.


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).