Adams State students offer creative alternative

(09-22-2010)

Adams State College students modeled outfits made from recycled materials at Community Partnerships' annual Recycle Art & Fashion Show, on August 27. The event raises awareness of what is discarded on a regular basis and how we can reduce, recycle and reuse that material. The outfits were made by local community members including Adams State students and staff. Artwork made from recycled material was also featured in the event.

The student models included Amy Scavezze, Raven Raguindin, Emily Ballinger, Lauren McEvoy, Dora Vigil, Mary-Kate McDonald, Gelek Lhamo, Rachel Raguindin and Dr. Ted McNeilsmith, emeritus professor of sociology. The outfits featured various materials including discarded plastic farm twine, discarded CDs, magazines, packing peanuts and plastic grocery bags, bottle caps.

  Amy Scavezze, Rachel Raguindin, Emily Ballinger, Mary-Kate McDonald, Gelek Lhamo, and Raven Raguindin

Amy Scavezze, Rachel Raguindin, Emily Ballinger, Mary-Kate McDonald, Gelek Lhamo, and Raven Raguindin

Along with this annual event, ASC Community Partnerships provides ongoing programs that support our environment such as their E.A.R.T.H. Reusable Bag Initiative, bottle cap recycling through collaborating with Aveda Corporation and printer cartridge and cell phone recycling.