Current Contests & Winners


The Solid Waste District offers contests throughout the year for students, schools and youth groups. Contest entries and voting for the most recent contest are listed below. Please take a look and follow the instructions to vote for your favorite!

Learn more about our 
contests and special projects for schools and educators.

If you have questions about our student and youth contests, contact the District's Education Specialist at 216.443.3731 or
send an email.



[WINNER] poetree contest

May 2017

Congratulations to Jing-Jing Shen, a 10th grader from Beachwood, for winning our annual Poetree Contest. Jing-Jing submitted the poetry entry An Arboreal Watercolor in May.

[WINNER] ZERO WASTE LUNCH CHALLENGE

April 2017
Congratulations to our Zero Waste Lunch Challenge winner for 2017! The 153 students at Bethany Lutheran School in Parma created only 3 lbs. of trash total in an April lunchtime contest (0.02 lb./student).

For their efforts, we awarded them a bench made of recycled milk jugs. The bench will be proudly on display in the school.

[WINNER] Goodwill's Project: Recycle

April 2017
Congratulations to Solon Schools Preschool at 33425 Arthur Road on winning Goodwill's Project: Recycle clothing contest. The school collected clothing and other household goods during a contest held April 3-7.

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