Annual Spokane County Recycles Poster Contest

2021 Poster Contest

2021 Spokane County Recycles Poster Contest

“Spokane Recycles” – 2021 Poster Contest Rules:

Posters must be letter-size (8 1/2 x 11) and drawn horizontally. You may use marker, crayon, colored pencil; no 3-D collages please. The student’s name must not appear on front of poster. Other rules and a registration form can be found here or by calling 509-625-6580. For additional information on recycling in Spokane, visit the City of Spokane's website or contact the City of Spokane’s Solid Waste Disposal Department at 625-6580.

Primary considerations for judging are, in priority:

  • Use of theme “Recycle for the Future!”
  • Originality
  • Artistic ability – attractive and grade appropriate (Tip: make any text large enough to be legible at a distance.)

Posters must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, at Spokane’s Waste to Energy facility, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd., Spokane WA 99224. (If hand delivering, go to the administration building and leave with the receptionist.)

Up to 30 finalists will be selected for public display the month of November. Finalists will also receive special recognition by County officials and solid waste professionals in November as part of the America Recycles Day celebration.

Fifteen (15) posters will be selected from the finalists to illustrate the 2022 Spokane Recycles Calendar. Students may enter individually or as part of a class.

Entrants must be in grades K-8 and either reside or attend school in Spokane County. Complete a signed release form and attach it to the back of the completed poster with small pieces of tape - no glue, staples or paper clips. Do not fold poster.

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2020 Spokane County Recycles Poster Contest


Entrants had to be in grades K-8 and either resided or attended school in Spokane County. The “Spokane Recycles” – 2020 Poster Contest Rules were: Posters must be letter-size (8 1/2 x 11) and drawn horizontally. You may use marker, crayon, colored pencil; no 3-D collages, please. The student’s name must not appear on front of poster. Primary considerations for judging are, in priority:

• Use of theme “Erase the Waste: Reduce, Reuse then Recycle!”

• Originality

• Artistic ability – attractive and grade appropriate

(Tip: make any text large enough to be legible at a distance.)

Up to 30 finalists were selected for public display during the month of November. Finalists will also receive special recognition by County officials and solid waste professionals in November as part of the America Recycles Day celebration. Fifteen (15) posters will be selected from the finalists to illustrate the 2021 Spokane Recycles Calendar. Students may enter individually or as part of a class. Posters must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, at Spokane’s Waste to Energy facility, 2900 S. Geiger Blvd., Spokane WA 99224. (If hand delivering, go to the administration building and leave with the receptionist.) Complete a signed release form and attach the filled-out information to the back of the completed poster with small pieces of tape - no glue, staples, or paper clips. Do not fold poster. 

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2019 Spokane County Recycles Poster Contest 

Spokane County kids in grades K - 8 submitted their artwork for the 2019 Spokane County Recycles Poster Contest with the theme: "Let’s Recycle Right!" The winners had their artwork publicly displayed from the end of October through November 15th. The finalists were also be recognized for their work by elected officials and solid waste professionals. Fifteen posters will be selected from the finalists to illustrate the 2020 Spokane Recycles Calendar. 

The primary considerations for judging were, in priority:

  • The use of theme "Let’s Recycle Right!"
  • Originality
  • Artistic ability - attractive and grade appropriate (Tip: make any text large enough to be legible at a distance.)

Click here for a list of the finalists.

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