Youth Video and Poster Contest

In partnership with JASON Learning, ISRI sponsors an annual video and poster contest for grades K-12 featuring recycling-related themes. With a goal to better educate students on the value of recycling, ISRI urges all its members to get involved by encouraging youth to participate. Reach out to your local schools, community centers, scouting associations, and other groups, and share the contest on your social media feeds. Serve as an industry ambassador and good neighbor and support this year’s contest.

2023-2024 Recycling Video & Poster Contest

Hundreds of submissions have been received for this year’s contest on the 2023-24 theme of Design for Recycling! Thank you to all the K-12 teachers and students who created and sent in recycling videos and posters. Judges are deliberating now and the winners will be announced at the ISRI2024 Convention in Las Vegas, NV. For more information about this year’s contest guidelines, theme, and resources, visit  

Award Presentations Archive

2022 Winners – Last year’s Poster Contest Winner is Barbie Lin, an 8th grade student at Myra S. Barnes Intermediate School 24 in Staten Island, N.Y. Lin’s teacher was Michele Corio. The Video Contest Winners were on Team Blue Steel, 5th graders Bailey Maltese, Yaesung Kim, and Ashvin Saini, from Willow Springs Elementary in Fairfax, Va. Team Blue Steel’s teacher was Logan Williams.
Past Winners:

2021 Winners   |   2020 Winner   |   2019 Winners  |   2017 Winners   |   2016 Winners   |   2015 Winners

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Abigail Shaw
Administrative Assistant, Sustainability
(202) 662-8537