2017 Challenge

2017 Results

Congratulations to all winners of the 2017 Plastic Bag Grab challenge! 

Collection Winners

National Top Collector Winner




Provincial/Territorial Collection Winners

Community Engagement

3Rs Community Engagement National Winner 

Red Bluff Lhtako Elementary School from Quesnel, British Columbia is the winner of the 3Rs Community Engagement prize. A grade 5 student at Red Bluff reached out to a local grocery store about plastic bag waste, and thanks to her the store is now charging a 5 cent plastic bag fee. She also went to the Mayor's office to spread the word and is now getting ready to present to city council.  

Students in Mlle. Robitaille's French Immersion grade 4/5 class then made a video to share their efforts: 

Overall Social Media Winner

Whitehorn Public School from Mississauga, Ontario win the Overall Social Media prize for their efforts to promote the challenge and engage the school community on the 3Rs. 

Some of this year's Community Engagement/Social Media Winners

Students at Prince Charles Elementary present: "I'm in Love with Recycling"

Henry Braun School's stop-motion video on making a difference in their community. 

Students at Immaculate Heart of Mary School say 'no' to plastic

ACC's humorous demonstration of just how easy it is to collect plastic bags and reduce waste in your neighborhood.

Bessborough School in New Brunswick's fashion show from reused bags!

Ecole Marigold Victoria, BC presents: "This Old Bag"

Emerson Elementary School gives some helpful tips on the using the 3Rs!


Malvern P.S dropping off their bags at Walmart!

St. Peter's in Trenton, Ontario walked their bags to their local Walmart store, and got a photo with the staff!

"Glen Falls Stars" from St. Johns, New Brunswick