Chairman: Phyllis Olson at Bloomsgreens@gmail.com
Deadline: January 10
These are State-only Awards. Send all entries to this chairman by the deadline and include name, age, sponsoring club and district, school name and grade. If home-schooled, include parents’ names. Cash prizes will be awarded for first, second and third places. Note: a “Youth Release for Publication Form” may be required. It is available on this website under FORMS. The categories follow:
Youth Recycling Essay Contest (students grades 8 through 12)
The essay must be typed and be between 150-200 words. The theme for 2019 is “Implementing Recycling in our Schools”
Youth Recycling Design Contest – Machine (students grades 3 through 9)
Design a machine to help reduce waste in school. Draw a picture illustrating your idea and send to this chairman. You may use up to two pieces of 12 x 18-inch paper.
Youth Recycling Design Contest – Outdoor Art (for high school students)
Create a hanging or standing outdoor art piece using discarded electronic items such as floppy discs, keyboard and printer parts, etc. Be creative. Take pictures of the art. On a separate piece of paper list all items used and where they can be taken to be recycled. Send the list along with the photos to this chairman via postal mail or email.