PORTLAND – Ecomaine, a municipally owned and operated recycling and waste disposal operation, is soliciting nominees for its annual eco-Excellence Awards, which are given in recognition of recycling efforts.

Board of Directors Chairwoman Linda Boudreau announced that the names of nominees must be received at ecomaine by Friday, Feb. 1, along with a brief description of the nominee’s efforts on behalf of recycling.

The awards are open to individuals or groups living or working in any of the 30 communities served by ecomaine. Entry forms can be found on-line at www.ecomaine.org or by phoning 773-1738.

The judging will be done by members of the ecomaine Recycling Committee. Troy Moon, chairman and a member of the board of directors, said all the award recipients will be invited to a luncheon given in their honor on March 18.

Communities eligible to participate are Baldwin, Bridgton, Cape Elizabeth, Casco, Cornish, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Gray, Harrison, Hiram, Hollis, Limington, Lyman, Monmouth, Naples, North Yarmouth, Ogunquit, Parsonsfield, Porter, Portland, Pownal, Saco, Scarborough, South Portland, Standish, Waterboro, Windham and Yarmouth.


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