2016 Deadline

April 29, 2016


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Contest Flyer

Download a contest flyer (PDF) that you can print and display to let others know they can participate in the contest, too!

Spanish Release Form

Download the Spanish version (PDF) of the release form.


Contact Amy Randell with questions or if you have problems downloading the rules.

Sponsor the Contest

Show your support for recycling education with a financial gift.

Thank You
2016 Contest Sponsors

Ball Corporation

Western Disposal Services

Gallegos Sanitation, Inc.


Poster Contest

All of Colorado’s K-12 students are invited to showcase their artistic talent and their commitment to the environment by participating in the Colorado Association for Recycling’s 10th Annual Recycling Poster Contest, a project of the Education and Outreach Committee.

This year's theme: "Top 10 Reasons to Recycle"

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Ten (10) winners will receive prizes. One grand-prize winner receives a $100 gift card, and their winning artwork will serve as Colorado’s 2016 America Recycles Day (www.americarecyclesday.org) promotional piece and be distributed throughout the state. Plus, each school with winning entries will receive recycling educational materials and a free one-year teacher membership to RAFT Colorado.

2016 Participating Organizations

Acres Green Elementary, Littleton
Bear Creek High School, Lakewood
Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver - Owens Branch, Denver
Central Elementary, Longmont
Chappelow Arts Literacy Magnet K-8 School, Evans
Cherry Creek Academy, Englewood
D20 Homeschool Academy Tracks, Colorado Springs
Eagle Crest Elementary School, Longmont
Eisenhower Elementary, Boulder
Flagstaff Academy, Longmont
Fireside Elementary, Louisville
Granby Elementary, Granby
Heritage Elementary School, Pueblo
Hoff Elementary, Keenesburg
Hulstrom K-8, Northglenn
Isabella Bird Community School, Denver
Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, Denver
Montessori Del Mundo, Aurora
Mountain Ridge Middle School, Highlands Ranch
Mountain View High School, Loveland
Oak Grove Elementary, Montrose
Ortega Middle School, Alamosa
Peak to Peak Charter School, Lafayette
STEM Magnet Lab School, Norghglenn
STEM School and Academy, Highlands Ranch
Teller Elementary, Denver
Timber Trail Elementary, Castle Rock
Wellington Middle School, Wellington
Winona Elementary, Loveland