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2019 Colgate & Meijer® Recycled Playground Challenge

Colgate® is excited to partner with Meijer® and TerraCycle® to bring you the opportunity to win a playground for your school! To win, your school must earn the most Playground Credits by the end of the promotion.

Click here for official rules.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win. Open only to schools in the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Program within MI, IL, IN, OH, KY, or WI. Void where prohibited. Starts April 22, 2019 at 9 a.m. PT and ends June 30, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Approximate retail value of all prizes is $57,150.00.

 

Cast vote!

You may vote once per day for the school of your choice. Each vote will count as one (1) Playground Credit.

One of the best ways to earn Playground Credits is to generate awareness in your community and encourage people to vote and recycle for your school of choice.

To cast a vote, you may enter the school name, town, or zip code in the field below. If you don't see the school you would like to vote for, contact TerraCycle at 866-967-6766 or [email protected]

PLEASE NOTE: A school must be a participant in the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program to be eligible to earn Playground Credits.

How it works

Playground Credits may be earned by voting and/or recycling used oral care products and packaging through the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program. Each vote will count as one (1) Playground Credit and each unit of used oral care products received through this program will count as one (1) Playground Credit. Note: a "unit" is defined as 0.02 lbs of used, post-consumer oral care products and packaging. The school that earns the most Playground Credits during the contest period will win the grand prize.

If you have never recycled with Colgate

To start recycling for Playground Credits, follow the steps outlined on the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program page. Encourage students and staff to bring in their oral care waste to school for collection. Every unit of used oral care products received between April 22 and June 30 will count as one (1) Playground Credit for that school.

If you currently recycle with Colgate

Ship your used oral care products in to TerraCycle as you normally would. You will earn one (1) Playground Credit for every unit of used oral care products recycled through the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program. Encourage students and staff to bring in their oral care waste to school for collection. All shipments received between April 22 and June 30 will count towards the contest.

And don’t forget, you can earn additional Playground Credits by voting for your school of choice once per day at the top of this page.

Prizes

Please note that the playground color and exact features may vary from the image depicted here.

Please note that the playground color and exact features may vary from the image depicted here.

GRAND PRIZE: The school that has earned the most Playground Credits during the contest period will be eligible to win a playground made from oral care waste! (Approximate retail value: $55,000.) TerraCycle will work with the winning school to coordinate the installation process and ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The next eight (8) schools that have earned the most Playground Credits during the contest period will be eligible to win Meijer gift cards:

  • First runner-up will receive a Meijer gift card for $750.
  • Second runner-up will receive a Meijer gift card for $500.
  • Six honorable mentions will receive a Meijer gift card for $150.

All eligible participants are subject to the Colgate & Meijer Playground Giveaway Rules.

 

* Please note:

  • A "unit" is defined as 0.02 lbs of used, post-consumer oral care products and packaging.
  • The leaderboard does not update instantly, but in regular intervals. Please check back to see updated rankings.

Leaderboard

Rank Participant
1. Highlands Middle School - Grand Rapids, MI 49525
2. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School - Belmont, MI 49306
3. Je-Neir Elementary School - Momence, IL 60954
4. Dutton Christian School - Caledonia, MI 49316
5. Little Wonders Child Care Center - Millbury, OH 43447
6. Legacy Christian School - Grand Rapids, MI 49548
7. Byron Center Christian School - Byron Center, MI 49315
8. Zeeland Christian - Zeeland, MI 49464
9. Frank H Hammond Elmtry School - Munster, IN 46321
10. Novi Woods Elementary School - Novi, MI 48375
11. Marquette University School of Dentistry - Milwaukee, WI 53233
12. West Side Christian School - Grand Rapids, MI 49534
13. Wayland Alexander Elementary - Hartford, KY 42347
14. Granville K-6 PTO - Newark, OH 43035
15. CA Frost ESA 23981 - Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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