Recycled Art Competition

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In Conjunction with Keep America Beautiful's America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States, Keep Alamogordo Beautiful announces our 2020 Recycled Art Competition!

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Here is how it works! Find some items around your house that would normally be thrown away and end up in our landfill and create some cool art! Think about how you can effectively use recycled and reused materials, be original and innovative, and get creative!  Click the link below to fill out the entry form and upload a picture of your finished work of art with a plain background. The deadline to enter is 5:00 pm on November 20th!  Once all entries are received we will upload the pictures of the art to Facebook for our community to vote on! Most LIKES will Win! Winners will be announced on November 30th!


To enter this competition


Open to all families in Alamogordo and surrounding areas. Submissions must be comprised of recycled/reused materials. Recycled materials are anything that you would normally use in a household that would ordinarily be thrown away and head to a landfill.  Tape, paint & glue are also allowed in the creation of your work of art. Examples of these materials:

  • Plastic bottles (soda, laundry detergents, etc.)
  • Cardboard (paper towel tubes, toilet tissue tubes, boxes, egg cartons, etc.)
  • Bottle caps
  • Aluminum cans (soda cans)
  • Tin cans (soup cans)
  • Paper (newspaper, magazines, copy paper)
  • Electrical wire
  • Plastic shopping bags

Finished art can be in a variety of different forms including, but not limited to sculptures, paintings, collages, Jewelry, other wearable art . . etc. The last day to enter your artwork is November 20th!

 NEED SOME IDEAS?  Click on the images below!

Recycled K-Cup Birds

K-Cup Birds Kids Crafts

Magazine Art

Magazine Art

Bottle Cap Art

Bottle cap art

Recycled Tin Can Bird Feeders

Tin Can Bird Feeder

Recycled CDs used for a kitchen back splash!

Recycled CDs into a Kitchen Back Splash

For more Recycled Art Ideas, click the link below!

A Glass Bottle Made Into A Wind Chime!

Recycled Glass Bottle Wind Chime


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Prizes will be provided to the entrants with the most likes on the Facebook contest post. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will receive prize packs from area businesses and have their masterpiece on display at City Hall.


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1st Place Prize Pack is valued at approximately $805!

2nd Place Prize Pack is valued at approximately $540!

3rd Place Prize Pack is valued at approximately $335!

Prize Sponsors include:

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