Press Release Template
The following is a template for drafting event-specific press releases. Copy and paste the
template below into a word processing document. Items marked with [BRACKETS] require
original, event-specific input. Make other alterations, additions or subtractions as needed.
Recycling easier than ever at [I NSERT EVENT NAME ]
[INSERT COMMUNITY] – [INSERT NAME OF EVENT] is boosting its recycling efforts and
encouraging all visitors to take advantage of resources that make event recycling easier than
Visitors who attend [INSERT EVENT NAME] [ON/BETWEEN] [INSERT EV ENT DATES ] can recycle
[INSERT M ATERI ALS RECY CLABLE AT EVENT]. They should look for clearly marked recycling
[BINS/COLLECTION PO INTS ] at [LOCATION OF B INS] and ask event staff if they cannot find them.
“We want everyone who comes to [INSERT EVENT N AME] to have a great time, and knowing that
they can recycle and help the environment while they’re here is part of that,” said [EVENT
]. “There’s no reason a big gathering like ours needs to produce a lot of
In Wisconsin, recycling materials like clean ca rd b oard , plastic bottles and aluminum cans at
public events and venues is required by state law and local ordinances. To learn more about
event recycling in Wisconsin, visit the DNR website at dnr.wi.gov and search “recycling away
To learn more about recycling at [
INSER T EVENT NAME], contact [INSERT CONTA CT PERSON’S
] at [INSERT CO NTACT’S 10-DIGIT PHONE NUMB ER OR E-MAIL].