The BIC® Community Champions Recycling Contest

Collect used writing instruments and win amazing prizes


TerraCycle and BIC® held the collection contest for The Writing Instruments Recycling Programme® – The BIC® Community Champions Recycling Contest. Only Community Champions could participate in the contest, which had a total of £500 worth of prizes shared amongst the lucky winners. 


To take part in the BIC® Community Champions Recycling Contest you simply had to send in shipments of used writing instruments with a minimum weight of 15 kg from April 18th to July 18th 2016

The top twenty collectors (only Community Champions) won great prizes, which they donated to a charity of their choice and cool BIC® writing instruments prize packs. 

All shipments with a minimum weight of 15 kg was credited with a sweepstake ticket and three sweepstake winners was drawn one week after the end of each month. The overall winners are announced on September 5th 2016.


The 20 winners of the BIC® Community Champions Recycling Contest will share a total of £500 in charity point donations and BIC® writing instruments prize pack with a total RRP of £550. The bonus points have already been awarded to the winners.

1st: Ellie's Fund - Brain Tumour Trust (Scarborough)

2nd: St Margaret Clitherow (Stevenage)

3rd: Heartsease Friends Association (Norwich)

4th: SportsAble (Maidenhead)

5th: Wooler First School (Wooler)

6th: Oxford Children's Hospital (Bath)
7th: Chalford Hill School PTA (Stroud)
8th: Horndean Technology College (Horndean)
9th: Alderman Pounder Infant School (Nottingham)
10th: Aston University (Birmingham)
11th: Ysgol gynradd gymraeg y castell (Caerphilly)
12th: Beamont Primary School (Warrington)
13th: Pipers Grove Primary School (Barnsley)
14th: Glengarnock Primary School (Beith)
15th: Kilkeel High School (Kilkeel)
16th: Luton Someries Rotary Club (Luton)
17th: Bessacarr Primary School (Doncaster)
18th: SYESSR (Sheffield)
19th: St Cuthbert Mayne Catholic School (Hemel Hempstead)
20th: Parc Eglos School (Helston)

Congratulations to all the winners!


Let your community know that you are participating in the contest, by putting up the BIC Community Champions Recycling Contest poster next to your public location collection point.

For more information about the contest please see the terms and conditions.