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Trash into Treasure

This contest is now over. Please find the winners of this contest listed below.

The top Drink Pouch Brigade collector during the Trash into Treasure is Connie of Inglewood Elementary in PA.

The top regional collectors during the contest timeline are the following:

  • West: Tom of Krystal Elementary in CA
  • Southwest: Tamara of Navarrete Elementary in AZ
  • Midwest: Mary of Primary 2-3 PBS in MO
  • Southeast: Green Year Round Elementary in NC
  • Northeast: Coleen of MOMS Club of Jackson KIDS in NJ

Like Mike Wolfe, American Picker, all TerraCycle® participants are experts at picking out the treasure from the trash: One person's drink pouch is another person's TerraCycle point and contribution to a healthier planet. To reward you for your keen eye, you could've earn up to 50,000 TerraCycle points, Capri Sun® Big Pouches, and a special "Pick Kit" created by Mike Wolfe.

Capri Sun and TerraCycle challenged you to collect the most drink pouches during the month of September. Both the top collector in the nation and the top collector in each US region will be rewarded. Join the Drink Pouch Brigade® today if you aren't already signed up so you can take part in exclusive contests like this one.


Be the top collector in the nation.

The Drink Pouch Brigade participant that collected the most drink pouches during the month of September will earn 50,000 bonus TerraCycle points to their account, Capri Sun Big Pouches, and a "Pick Kit" to find even more ways to pick out the treasure from the trash.

Be the top collector in your region.

The top collector in each region will also be rewarded with a "Pick Kit."* Regions are listed below.

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

The national top collector in the Drink Pouch Brigade from collections totalled in September will be rewarded with 50,000 TerraCycle points, Capri Sun Big Pouches, and a "Pick Kit" created by Mike Wolfe. Top regional collectors will each be rewarded with a "Pick Kit."

Each pick kit will contain a messenger bag, magnifying glass, pair of gloves, bandanas, flashlights, journal, pen, t-shirt, Kid Pickers: How to Turn Junk into Treasure by Mike Wolfe, and carabineers.

All eligible participants are subject to the Trash into Treasure Rules.

* The top overall collector in the nation for the Trash into Treasure contest is excluded from the regional competition.