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Recycle Plastic to Make Your School Fantastic!

Register here to win a recycled playground makeover for your school!

TerraCycle® and Garnier® are excited to launch this amazing contest for all Primary Schools based in the UK.

Contest rules

Participating is easy! Please follow these three simple steps to participate in the contest:

  1. Create a TerraCycle® account on our website. Make sure that you fill out the 'ORGANISATION TYPE' as 'Primary School' and fill out the name of the school under 'ORGANISATION NAME'.
  2. ​Sign up to the Personal Care and Beauty Recycling Programme by clicking on the 'JOIN PROGRAMME FOR FREE' button at the top of the page.
  3. Give your consent to participate in the contest via this form and start collecting as much waste as possible to send to TerraCycle®.

The school that sends in the most accepted waste between the 25th of March 2019 and the 5th of July 2019 will receive a recycled playground makeover worth £10,000 (on top of points earned by the shipment weight).

TerraCycle® will take into account all of the parcels that have been received at our warehouse between the 25th of March 2019 and the 5th of July 2019. We therefore advise you to send your last parcels no later than the 21st of June 2019 for these to be counted in this contest.

As soon as we receive your shipments, the leader board will be updated on this page (once a day).

For more information on how the Personal Care and Beauty Recycling programme works, please visit the programme page.

To win

The winning school will be able to choose from a selection of play equipment or gardening equipment made from recycled material worth £10,000. Depending on the prize selected, the overall area required to install the prize could be up to 25m x 3m.

For more information, please see our Terms and Conditions.

Once accepted in the contest, please note that your Primary School will be visible on the leaderboard as soon as you have:

  1. Filled out the 'ORGANISATION TYPE' as 'Primary School' on your account.
  2. Filled out the name of the school under 'ORGANISATION NAME' on your account.
  3. Sent your first shipment.


Rank Participant Score
1. Tendring Primary School 5199
2. Warden House Primary School 3391
3. Castlepark Primary School 2825
4. Cherry Orchard Primary School 2395
5. Grazeley Primary School, Oakbank Secondary School, 1st Swallowfield Scouts, Swallowfield Pre-School, St Michaels Church - Spencers Wood: All Saints Church - Swallowfield: BIBS (Babies in Buscot in the Royal Berkshire Hospital) and 1st Burghfield & Sulhamstead Scout Group 2144
6. Sonning Common Primary School 1176
7. ysgol gynradd gymraeg y castell 1051
8. Thornton Hough Primary School 906
9. William Penn School 829
10. Blackwood School 635
11. Killinghall CE Primary School 580
12. Rhiw Syr Daffydd Primary School 559
13. Sandon JMI School 552
14. Breage C of E School 528
15. Cavendish Community Primary School 486
Full Leaderboard