Denver Announces the Winners of the “I Heart My Purple Recycling Cart” Photo Contest
On this Valentine’s Day, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver Public Works’ Denver Recycles announce the winners of the “I Heart My Purple Recycling Cart” photo contest and thank all who entered the challenge. Denver residents were encouraged to submit creative photos showing their support for, and love of, recycling.

Mayor Hancock and Denver Public Works congratulate the following as the winners:

Residential Category: 
First Place:       
Leonard Family

Second Place:  
Bowlin Family

Third Place:     
James Rogers

Denver Public Schools:
First Place:       
Denver Language School Green Team

Second Place:  
Thomas Jefferson High School Green Team

Prizes include four tickets to “Shen Yun” and four tickets to “Catch me if you Can” (theatre tickets are courtesy of Denver Arts & Venues), Zoo Tickets (courtesy of Denver Zoo), and $75 and $50 pizza gift cards for Denver Public Schools

The “I Heart My Purple Recycling Cart” photo contest may be over, but it’s not too late to show your love for recycling by signing up to receive a purple recycling cart and no-cost recycling service and making sure you are recycling as much as possible if you already have a purple cart. For more information on Denver Recycles programs, please visit or call 311.

Posted on February 14, 2013 (Archive on March 13, 2013)
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