Rethink Waste is excited to announce its Trash to Art contest
, which is open to students in grades 3-5 within its service area. The contest encourages children to collect recyclable or trash materials and create a piece of art in any medium.
- Participants must be third to fifth-grade students in the Rethink Waste service area
- The art piece must be composed of 90 percent from recyclable or trash materials collected from home, school or everyday life
- All art medium are accepted, such as sculptures, collages, murals, etc.
- All artwork should not be bigger than 3 ft. x 3 ft.
The contest has two categories: individual and class. An individual student or a class, depending on the category, must make the art piece. A field trip outing to Bel Mateo Bowl, Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo, Rockin' Jump or San Mateo History Museum will be awarded to the 1st place class contest winner, a pizza party for the 2nd place class contest winner, and gift cards ranging from $50 to $150 will be awarded to the top three individual contest winners. All winners will be recognized at Rethink Waste celebration event Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 4 p.m. at the San Carlos Library Conference Room.
Submissions are due by Noon, Friday, March 27, 2020, to the Shoreway Environmental Center
. To learn more, visit the Trash to Art contest