Aruba 2046 Reusable Bag Competition

The winning designs will be featured on one of the
four official Aruba reusable biodegradable shopping bags

Aruba 2046 Reusable Bag Competition

The winning designs will be featured on one of the
four official Aruba reusable biodegradable shopping bags

Competition Description

The Parliament of Aruba has passed a law to implement a law banning the use of plastic carrier bags. The environmental impact of plastic bags are significant in that they take hundred of years to degrade in landfill, can damage wildlife especially in the ocean and are a visible contribution to littering. The legislation – which allows Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island, Green’S’Cool would like to engage the citizens, in creating the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

Competition Description

The Parliament of Aruba has passed a law to implement a law banning the use of plastic carrier bags. The environmental impact of plastic bags are significant in that they take hundred of years to degrade in landfill, can damage wildlife especially in the ocean and are a visible contribution to littering. The legislation – which allows Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island, Green’S’Cool would like to engage the citizens, in creating the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

ARUBA 2046 Reusable bag competition

Aruba is ready to join the many other countries around the world that have banned single-use plastic bags. In anticipation of the legislation – which will allow Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island – the Green’S’Cool project is inviting all citizens to create the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

How do YOU see Aruba in 2046?

Aruba is celebrating 30 years of Status Aparte. In light of this celebration, we themed our competition based on the next 30 years. We are asking the Aruban population to envision the island in the year 2046 and express this by means of an illustration (a painting or a sketch.), with words (a poem, a quote etc.) There are four categories and one winner will be selected from each category: Category 1: 6 - 12 years; Category 2: 13 - 21 years; Category 3: 22 - 35 years and Category 4: 36 years and older.

Create, participate and win

The winning designs will be featured on one of the four official Aruba reusable biodegradable shopping bags. The bags will be distributed among local supermarkets, hotels and smaller stores, where shoppers can purchase the bag along with their groceries and products and continue to use the bag during their next shopping visit.

Competition Description

The Parliament of Aruba has passed a law to implement a law banning the use of plastic carrier bags. The environmental impact of plastic bags are significant in that they take hundred of years to degrade in landfill, can damage wildlife especially in the ocean and are a visible contribution to littering. The legislation – which allows Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island, Green’S’Cool would like to engage the citizens, in creating the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

As Aruba is celebrating 30 years of Status Aparte, we are asking the Aruban population to envision the island in the next 30 years. They are invited to express Aruba in 2046 by means of any creative medium such as an illustration (a painting, a sketch), with words (a poem, a quote etc.)

The winning designs will be featured on one of the four official Aruba reusable shopping bags. Deadline is November 18th 2016. Design must be submitted/delivered latest 5pm at Kruisweg 9-11 Oranjestad Aruba or can be scanned and emailed at info@greenscool.org latest 12pm

Please download the Competition Criteria and read it carefully.

 

Register Now

ARUBA 2046 Reusable bag competition

Aruba is ready to join the many other countries around the world that have banned single-use plastic bags. In anticipation of the legislation – which will allow Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island – the Green’S’Cool project is inviting all citizens to create the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

How do YOU see Aruba in 2046?

Aruba is celebrating 30 years of Status Aparte. In light of this celebration, we themed our competition based on the next 30 years. We are asking the Aruban population to envision the island in the year 2046 and express this by means of an illustration (a painting or a sketch.), with words (a poem, a quote etc.) There are four categories and one winner will be selected from each category: Category 1: 6 - 12 years; Category 2: 13 - 21 years; Category 3: 22 - 35 years and Category 4: 36 years and older.

Create, participate and win

The winning designs will be featured on one of the four official Aruba reusable biodegradable shopping bags. The bags will be distributed among local supermarkets, hotels and smaller stores, where shoppers can purchase the bag along with their groceries and products and continue to use the bag during their next shopping visit.

Competition Description

The Parliament of Aruba has passed a law to implement a law banning the use of plastic carrier bags. The environmental impact of plastic bags are significant in that they take hundred of years to degrade in landfill, can damage wildlife especially in the ocean and are a visible contribution to littering. The legislation – which allows Aruba to further develop as a sustainable island, Green’S’Cool would like to engage the citizens, in creating the design that will be placed on Aruba’s official reusable biodegradable jute shopping bags.

As Aruba is celebrating 30 years of Status Aparte, we are asking the Aruban population to envision the island in the next 30 years. They are invited to express Aruba in 2046 by means of any creative medium such as an illustration (a painting, a sketch), with words (a poem, a quote etc.)

The winning designs will be featured on one of the four official Aruba reusable shopping bags. Deadline is November 18th 2016. Design must be submitted/delivered latest 5pm at Kruisweg 9-11 Oranjestad Aruba or can be scanned and emailed at info@greenscool.org latest 12pm

Please download the Competition Criteria and read it carefully.

 

Register Now

About Green'S'Cool

The Green’S’Cool Foundation aims to educate the next generation on the importance of living green and instill environmentally friendly behaviors among Aruban citizens. Through innovative, viable and fun methods, our foundation engages the community to be motivated and inspired to lead more energy efficient and economically sustainable lifestyles.

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