Follow Your Waste Prize
Are you trying to improve your school’s recycling or waste diversion this year? NYC K-12 public schools can win up to $1000 by participating in the NEW Follow Your Waste Game, an interactive and educational game that follows the lifecycle of waste in NYC and committing to a recycling or waste diversion project. To get started:
- 1. Play the Sanitation Foundation’s Follow Your Waste game with your class.
- 2. Between March 1-April 15, fill out a short survey about Follow Your Waste and describe a recycling or waste diversion project your school has completed or will be working on this year.
- 3. Post a photo of your schools current recycling or waste diversion project on the ZWS website no later than April 15, 2022 at 5pm.
Prize winners will be announced at the end of April.
For more information, including project examples, please see the flier.
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