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Kraft Barbecue Bash

This contest is now over. Winners are listed below.


Congratulations to the winners!

The grand prize winner is the Hickory Church of Christ in Hickory, NC. As the top collector in the nation for collections totalled from June and July, Hickory Church of Christ will be rewarded with two Kraft grills, recycled furniture, upcycled products, 250,000 bonus TerraCycle points, and a $2,500 donation towards their very own Kraft Barbecue Bash.

We are also rewarding the top collectors in each region of the US. Each winner listed below will earn a TerraCycle prize pack filled with upcycled products.

West: Carrie Visser of Lynden Christian School in Lynden, WA
Southwest: Tiffany Verduzco of Daugherty in Garland, TX
Midwest: Carol Devries of Dutton Christian School in Caledonia, MI
Southeast:Cheryl R. Wood of the Girl Scout Troop 969 in Claymont, DE
Northeast: Sean Coyle of Egg Harbor Township High School in Egg Harbor Township, NJ

This summer, Kraft gave away $5,000 to the top collecting Cheese Packaging Brigade location. Think you have what it takes to collect with the best? Join the Cheese Packaging Brigade today to take advantage of future contests specific to this Brigade.

Kraft and TerraCycle challenged you to collect the most cheese packaging you could between June 1st and July 31st. The TerraCycle participant that collected the most cheese packaging has won the Bash and all of the incredible prizes.

All participants in the Cheese Packaging Brigade were eligible, so make sure you join now so you can participate in all Cheese Packaging Brigade contests.


Win $5,000 including a Kraft Barbecue Bash.

From June through July, you had to push you and your recycling network harder than ever before. The competition was fierce and there are a lot of incredible TerraCycle collectors in the Cheese Packaging Brigade, but only could win the Kraft Barbecue Bash.

The Cheese Packaging Brigade participant that collected the most waste during the contest timeline has won the Bash. The Bash includes two Kraft grills, recycled furniture, upcycled products, 250,000 bonus TerraCycle points, and a $2,500 donation towards their very own Kraft Barbecue Bash.

Be the top collector in your region.

We also wanted to recognize some of the other top collectors in the Brigade during the contest, so each regional winner will walk away with an upcycled TerraCycle prize pack. One winner has been named in each of the following regions at the conclusion of the contest*.

West: Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana
Southwest: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma
Midwest: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Minnesota, and Ohio
Southeast:Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia, D.C., Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida
Northeast: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Massachussetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine

Our Kraft Barbecue Bash winner, Hickory Church of Christ, will will be rewarded with the following:

  • 250,000 bonus TerraCycle points
  • $2,500 donation towards your very own Kraft Barbecue Bash
  • Two Kraft grills
  • A recycled picnic table
  • An upcycled Kraft prize pack

The regional top collectors listed above will each be rewarded with a TerraCycle prize pack containing a plethora of Kraft upcycled products.

All eligible participants were subject to the Kraft Barbecue Bash Rules.

* The top overall collector who wins the Kraft Barbecue Bash is excluded from the regional competition.