Moore Chosen to Showcase Achievements at National League of Cities Conference

Our Recycle Moore program is being recognized by the National League of Cities (NLC) as a model program demonstrating innovative and collaborative approaches within government. Recycle Moore is one of 27 municipal programs selected for the 2012 City Showcase—NLC’s premiere program celebrating city achievements.

The Recycle Moore education campaign encourages citizens to bring recyclables to the Moore Recycle facility, 400 N Telephone Rd, to help visitors from another planet. These out-of-this-world visitors—called Mooretians—need the materials to fuel their ship and return home safely. The City of Moore wrapped an iconic water tower along Interstate 35 with a 130-foot-long banner using the campaign’s sci-fi slogan and art.

The program will be highlighted during this year’s Congress of Cities and Exposition, held in Boston, MA, November 28-December 1. During the conference, representatives from Moore will engage in networking and knowledge-sharing with colleagues from around the country.

“The City Showcase is truly a celebration of innovation and collaboration in our nation’s cities and towns,” said Ted Ellis, NLC President and mayor of Bluffton, IN. “These programs represent municipal government at its best, demonstrating the success that can occur when creative minds partner to solve a problem or fill a need within a community. NLC is proud to recognize the 21 cities and towns selected for this year’s showcase.”

“The City of Moore offers many outstanding programs to its residents. We are proud that our Recycle Moore program was selected to be showcased at the NLC Conference in November,” stated City Manager Steve Eddy.

Together the programs selected encompass a wide range of geographical locations, city sizes and topic areas. For more information on this year’s City Showcase, visit: http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/resources/city-showcase

The National League of Cities is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.