Contest encourages trashy creations

    Observer photo by Greg Elias
Michele Morris of the Chittenden Solid Waste District demonstrates one of the entries in the Creative ReUse Showcase, which encourages students to use discarded items in inventive ways. ‘Trash-o-Guitar’ was made by Champlain Valley Union High School sophomore Garrett Brown with a body molded from household trash and a real guitar’s neck and pickups. See story below.