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5/2/2016 - 2016 Earth Day Poster Contest Winners

2016 Earth Day Poster Contest

“Make Every Day Earth Day”




Entry Guidelines:


What are the entry guidelines?


  • Posters must depict an Earth Day theme i.e. Composting, Recycling Tips, Earth Day Every Day, Waste-Free Lunches, Energy Conservation, Recycling in School, etc.
  • Posters must be on paper measuring 8.5” x 11”. 
  • All forms of art are acceptable i.e. marker, crayon, charcoal, watercolor, original graphic design art, etc. BE CREATIVE!
  • All entries must contain the following: Artist name, grade level, and school name.  No artist’s name may appear on the front of the poster.  One entry per artist, please. 
  • Posters will be judged based on a) Best Use of Theme b) Originality and c) Creativity
  • Deadline to submit artwork is April 27, 2016.
  • Winners will be announced May 2, 2016


Who is eligible?


  • Open to all students in grades 4 & 5 in the East Providence School District.


What will I win?


  • The top four winners from each grade will win a $25 gift card to United Skates or Sky Zone.  Contest is sponsored by MTG/Mega Disposal & the City of East Providence.  
  • Your artwork will be proudly displayed in City Hall for the entire month of May.


How do I submit my entry?


  • Turn your artwork into your teacher.  
  • Deliver your artwork to the Department of Public Works Building at 60 Commercial Way.
  • Mail submission to: DPW, 60 Commercial Way, EP, RI 02914, Attn: Donna McMahon
  • Questions? Call Robin at 431-4605 or Donna at 435-7701.


Why Earth Day?


  • The City of East Providence has started an initiative to GO GREEN.  By increasing awareness of recycling and decreasing waste in our community, we can make a difference in our environment together.  For more information, please visit



Let’s work together to make everyday Earth Day!