The 2021 Colgate® and ShopRite® School Challenge

Help a school start next year with fresh supplies, thanks to the Colgate® and ShopRite® School Challenge!

After a year far from school and friends, Colgate® and ShopRite® are offering kids a memorable back to school. Recycle and vote for your school to win amazing recycled and upcycled supplies including desks, backpacks, pens and more!

Click here for official rules.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter or win. Open only to schools in the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Program within NY, NJ, CT, PA, DE, or MD. Void where prohibited. Starts March 7th, 2021 at 6 a.m. PT and ends June 30th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Approximate retail value of all prizes is $92,500.00.

Cast Vote!

Enter your name, email address and the school you would like to vote for in the form below.  Hit the CAST VOTE button when done and that is it!

By checking the box, you agree to receive coupons and messages from Colgate's Family of Brands. They will handle your information in accordance with their privacy policy, you can opt-out at any time.

How it works

RECYCLE - Recycle your oral care products and packaging (such as toothpaste tubes, floss containers, toothbrushes), using your school’s account to recycle through the Colgate® Oral Care Recycling Program.

OR VOTE - Vote now for your school to earn even more credits and get a chance to win this fabulous prize! Anyone can vote for an eligible school up to one vote per person per day. 


Three schools will be the lucky winners! The Grand Prize winner will receive approximately $53,000 in school supplies. The First Runner Up Prize winner will receive approximately $24,000 in supplies, while the Second Runner Up will receive supplies totalling approximately $15,500.

For more details about the prizes, please see the Official Rules.

The challenge will run from March 7, 2021 to June 30, 2021, and the prizes will be awarded in September for a memorable back to school! All schools who are participating in the Colgate recycling program within New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Delaware & Maryland are eligible to enter the challenge.

Participate today! You can vote above for a school and get involved now to help the school you’ve chosen win the challenge!

Learn more about ShopRite® sustainability efforts here.

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.


Rank Participant
1. McNichols Plaza
2. Pillars Preparatory Academy
3. PS 90
4. East Amwell Township School, Ringoes NJ, 08551
5. Flanders Elementary PTO
6. PS 228Q Early Childhood Magnet School of the Arts
7. Hawthorne Elementary School
8. Norton Elementary School
9. Franklin School
10. Paradise Knoll Green Team
11. Dryden Central School district
12. Ridge & Valley Charter School
13. Quibbletown Parent Teacher Group
14. Hillcrest Elementary PTO
15. Eisenhower Middle School
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