School Contests

Every school year, RethinkWaste hosts two art contests – the Trash-to-Art Contest is held in the spring and a Poster Contest is held in the fall. These contests are open to all 3rd through 5th grade students attending schools located in the RethinkWaste service area*.

*RethinkWaste service area: Belmont, Burlingame, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Hillsborough, Menlo Park, Redwood City, San Carlos, San Mateo, parts of unincorporated San Mateo County, and the West Bay Sanitary District

Trash To Art Contest

The 2020 Trash to Art Contest winners have been announced.

The Trash-to-Art Contest encourages students to create an art piece using materials that would otherwise have been thrown away or recycled.

View examples of previous years’ Trash To Art Contest winning submissions here.


Poster Contest

The 2020 Poster Contest winners have been announced!

View examples of previous years’ Poster Contest winning submissions here.