Waste Week 2017

Day 1

We had an amazing 569 entries to our Waste Week Upcycling Competition – a huge congratulations to everyone who took part. Thank you for making it a success!

There were so many innovative designs that the judges had a very difficult time choosing the winners.


The Judges:
Robyn, Claire and Emily from the Pod
David Ferguson – Head of Digital Innovation for EDF Energy
Katy Newnham – Director, Wastebuster (CIC) UK
Captain Busta – Wastebuster (CIC) UK
EDF Energy’s Campus Team – Innovation in training, learning and education

We are pleased to announce the following winners:

Primary Category:


Primary winners
1st Prize £300 Amazon voucher – Eco-Committee, Beaulieu Primary School (Water Exploration Board)
2nd Prize £100 Amazon Voucher - Trent Cowie, Focus School (Fork Coat Hooks and Spade Key Hooks)
Runners up: £50 Amazon voucher – Milly Jones, Friezland Primary School (Welly Upcycling – Shoes, Bag, Bracelet & Hairclip)
Runners up: £50 Amazon voucher – Rosie and Isla Hallett, Sonning Common Primary School (The Bug Hotel)

Secondary Category:


Secondary winners
1st Prize £300 Amazon voucher – Daniel Clamp, Altrincham Grammar School for Boys (Trowel Candle Holder)
2nd Prize £100 Amazon Voucher – Louis McMahon/Alex Middleton, Kingston Grammar School (Lazy Loader – Upcycled Wheelbarrow)
Runners up: £50 Amazon voucher – Fir Class, Kennel Lane School (The Avian Dinner Spinner)
Runners up: £50 Amazon voucher – Madeliene, Camila & Darla, Dorothy Stringer School (The Scare-Crow)

The Judges would like a Special mention for: Westrop Primary School – Scarecrow (Good attention to detail)
Stirling Hoare, Focus School – hose pipe basket (we particularly liked this and think it could be a good planter)

Funniest entry overall – The ‘Twin Trousers’ from Kininmonth Primary School!