2019 Poster Contest Winners Announced!

RethinkWaste is very excited to announce the winners of its sixth annual poster contest, which was open to all 3rd through 5th graders attending schools in the RethinkWaste service area.  The theme of this year’s poster was “4R’s in the Classroom.”  Over a hundred posters were submitted from 15 different schools! The artwork received illustrated the creative ways students Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot (Compost) in the classroom and around their school campuses.

The winners and their respective cities and schools are listed below:

First Place – “The 4R’s”

Kyle E., 5th grade, Roosevelt School, Redwood City

Second Place – “4R’s in the Classroom”

Gianna A., 5th grade, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Belmont

Third Place – “Nurture Nature”

Mary S., 5th grade, Brewer Island Elementary School, Foster City

Honorable Mention – “Use the 4R’s”

Nicholas T., 4th grade, George Hall Elementary School, San Mateo

Honorable Mention – “Recycle Party”

Taiki I., 3rd grade, Foster City Elementary School, Foster City

The First Place poster will be featured on the side of a Recology collection truck with routes in Redwood City, so the winner can look forward to seeing their artwork around the neighborhood this spring!  All the posters will be showcased on the RethinkWaste website and social media and may appear in RethinkWaste newsletters and other educational materials.