Recycle Montana Trash Dash Winners & prizes

Recycle Montana and Coca Cola recently sponsored the annual Recycle Montana Trash Dash September 17th through the 24th awarding the participating teams cash prizes for picking up garbage and recyclables in areas across the state. The teams weighed the “stuff” they collected and submitted the weights to Recycle Montana. The weights were compared across the board and winners were selected for the Most Recyclables and Heaviest Garbage. Cash was also awarded to the Teams for the Best Use of the Trash Dash Logo and the Most Unusual Garbage or Recyclables. Glendive Recycles Our Waste (GROW) won or placed in the most categories with a total of $468 while Winifred FFA came in second overall with $280. Their team consisted of 7th through 11th grade students numbering 30+ in total. They held an in-grade competition for candy allowing each grade 30 minutes to “Dash for the Trash”. Nashua FFA won 3rd overall and a total of $200, Valier FFA, won a total of $145, Gardiner FFA won an overall total of $117 and Lockwood Lions won a total of $40. 

 Recycle Montana Trash Dash Winners 2023: 

Most Recyclables: 1 $250 GROW 4350#; 2 $150 Nashua FFA 406#; 3 $100 Winifred FFA 96#.  Most Garbage: 1 $112 Winifred FFA 463#; 2 $93 GROW 100#; 3 $75 Gardiner FFA 30#; 4 $ 56 Valier FFA 20#; 5 $40 Lockwood Lions 15#. Most Unusual Garbage: 1 $31 Winifred- Lighter, glove, cigarettes, cat litter, fan belt, Styrofoam block; 2 $18 Gardiner- Yeti cup, German filter label for car, motel card; 3 $14 Valier- Three tennis shoes. Most Unusual Recyclable: 1 $37; Winifred- Two metal pieces, folding chair, electrical cord; 2 $24 Gardiner- Rebar. Best Use of Trash Dash Logo: 1 $125 GROW- Logo on safety vests, bags, bandanas. 2 $75 Valier- T-shirt with 2 logos covering a horse bouncy ball. 3 $50 Nashua- Logo on t-shirt. For more information contact Candi Zion, Recycle Montana Executive Director at recycle406@gmail.com. Pictures and results of the Trash Dash are also posted on the Recycle Montana Facebook page.

Thank your Trash Dash sponsor, Coca-Cola.

Attic  help Two GROW Team members

380975769_271696642351803_5750027216048580093_n.jpgPart of Winifred FFA Team 

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Nashua FFA Team

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Part of Valier FFA Team

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Part of Gardiner Team
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2022 Trash Dash Winners
Most Recyclables
1st      $400- TWIN BRIDGES FFA
2nd    $300-DENTON FFA
3rd      $200-YELLOWSTONE SMOKEJUMPERS
4th      $100-GROW
 
Heaviest Garbage
1st    $200- FAIRVIEW FCCLA & FFA
split 2nd/3rd $125 each- WINIFRED LADY OUTLAWS AND PLENTYWOOD FFA
4th  $50 - TEAM BARREL RACERS
 
Most Unusual Garbage or Recyclable
1st  $95- PLENTYWOOD FFA
2nd $70- TEAM BARREL RACERS
3rd $50- YELLOWSTONE SMOKEJUMPERS
4th $25- WINIFRED LADY OUTLAWS
5th $10- FAIRVIEW FCCLA & FFA
 
Best Use of the Trash Dash Logo Winners
1st $300- FAIRVIEW FCCLA & FFA
2nd $225- GROW
3rd $150- TWIN BRIDGES FFA
split 4th, 5th, 6th $25 each- PLENTYWOOD FFA, WINIFRED LADY OUTLAWS, YELLOWSTONE SMOKEJUMPERS 
 
Overall Trash Dash Total Winnings!
 $550- TWIN BRIDGES FFA
$510- FAIRVIEW FCCLA & FFA
$325- GROW
$300- DENTON FFA
$275- YELLOWSTONE SMOKEJUMPERS
$245- PLENTYWOOD FFA
$175- WINIFRED LADY OUTLAWS
$120- TEAM BARREL RACERS