Take the Action Pack Recycling Challenge

We want to see posters and films encouraging others to recycle and use the Recycling Locator. Follow the instructions in one of our Mission activity sheets, or use your own ideas!

Mission 1: Make a poster

Mission 2: Make a film

First prize is £500 for the winner’s school for a sustainability-themed trip, experience or resources, with second prize receiving £250

Ten runners up win a pack of eco goodies, including five eco-themed books for the school library and two seed bombs

Winners will appear on the Action Pack website, and help inspire others. 

The competition is subject to our terms and conditions.

All submissions of work and entries are subject to our Terms and Conditions. It is important that you read the Terms and Conditions before submitting work.

Click here to download Terms & Conditions

Submitting your work

Submitting posters and films is easy! Simply use the form on the right to input your details and upload your files. You can upload multiple files at once!

Please label files clearly, e.g. James_Year5_Film

You can also use the ‘Please describe your entry’ box to give us any other information you think we might need!

For posters:

To submit posters, simply take photos or scans of pupils’ work and upload them using the entry form on the right. Please make sure that your child or pupils have written their first name only, school name and age on their posters. Use the text entry box on the right to include some information about the posters you are submitting.

For films:

To submit films, please upload your child or pupils’ films to YouTube or Vimeo (as an unlisted video) and send us the links by copying them into the ‘Please describe your entry’ box in the upload form, including the child’s name(s). Please make sure that no faces or names appear in the films, and that you tell us the age of those you are submitting on behalf of.

Rather email it?

If you’d prefer, you can email us your work by writing to theactionpack@everfi.com – please be aware of email limits if sending mutliple or particularly large files!

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FAQs

Can children work together on their posters and films?
Yes, they can work on their own or in groups of 2, 3 or 4. 

Can children submit more than one piece of work?
Individual children can enter as many examples of their work as they wish.

Do entries have to feature an animal character?
No, posters and films do not have to feature an animal character – it’s just a suggestion.

What are the judging criteria?
The winners will be selected from all eligible entries received and judged based on creativity, the clarity and impact of their message, and their references to and encouragement of the use of the Recycling Locator. The judges’ decision is final, there is no appeal system and no correspondence will be entered into.

When is the competition deadline?
23:59 on Tuesday 30 November 2021. 

How can entries be submitted?
See the Submitting your work section of this page.

What is the maximum file size for uploads?
10Mb (per file) – you can upload mutliple files under this limit however. Videos should be provided as a link on YouTube or Vimeo as per the instructions.

What file types can I submit using the upload form?
JPG, PNG, Word, PDF and PPT.

How can I send you my films?
Please upload your child or pupils’ films to YouTube or Vimeo (as an unlisted video) and send us the links by copying them into the ‘Please describe your entry’ box in the upload form, including the child’s name(s).

What are the terms and conditions?
See the Terms and conditions page.

What are the prizes?
First place is a £500 to your school for a sustainability-themed trip, experience or resources. Second place is £250 to your school for a sustainability-themed trip, experience or resources. Ten runners up will receive a pack of five eco-themed books and two seed bombs.