Environmental Button

Environmental Button

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Description
The universal symbol for recycling is shown on this button. The symbol, a mobius loop formed by three arrows, was designed as part of a contest in 1970 by University of Southern California student Gary Anderson.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
button
maker
Badge-A-Minit
Place Made
United States: Illinois, La Salle
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.33 cm x 5.8 cm; x 1/8 in x 2 5/16 in
ID Number
2003.0014.0273
accession number
2003.0014
catalog number
2003.0014.0273
subject
Environmental Movement
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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