Sticker design contest

Designs will be on display starting April 17th through May 7th at our Recycling Bale Art Piece at the UWSP Sundial. Go check it out!!

The Slogans...

(in no particular order)

... and The Winners!

  1. Think Outside the Trash - Melissa Nieuwenhuis, Wausau, WI (UWSP Student)

  2. Use It Up, Wear It Out, Make It Do, or Do Without -  Melissa Nieuwenhuis, Wausau, WI (UWSP Student)

  3. You can’t change the past, but you can change the future  -  Melissa Nieuwenhuis, Wausau, WI (UWSP Student)

  4. This World Is Changed By Your Example, Not Your Opinion - Crystal Barker, Stevens Point, WI  

  5. Sexy Recyclers Do It Again and Again and Again… - Melissa Nieuwenhuis, Wausau, WI (UWSP Student)

  6. Reuse & Repurpose for People & Planet  - Lisa Ng, Redmond, WA

  7. You Too Can Stop the Spread of Landfills - Maddie Kinscher, Manitowoc, WI (UWSP Student)


  • Your sticker design must include the slogan text and only that text. Other graphics okay but no additional text please.

  • Any art medium may be used but the final product must be a digital file saved as a pdf.

  • Submit only one design per slogan. Must use submission form with each design.

  • By submitting an entry to this contest you are giving Recycling Connections permission to use your design for future promotional materials at our discretion, regardless of a winning design. You give us permission to use the artists name and likeness, as well as artwork, in all media releases and advertisements.

  • Design must be saved at a resolution of minimum 200 pixels/inch

  • Design must fit within the 6” square or circle templates.


All stickers must be submitted as a 6” design (see templates).


Resolution of at least 200 pixels/inch


Saved as a pdf uploaded to our google drive, or sent by email to


Winning designs will be printed as a 3” square or circle sticker.


Sticker submissions must be received by Recycling Connections no later than
March 1st, 2021.


Stickers received after this date will not be eligible for the contest.


Questions should be directed to Angie Lemar at


Submissions are due no later than Monday, March 1st at 11:59pm.

Our selection team will be reviewing and making decisions by Friday, March 16th.

Winners will be notified by no later than March 26th and announced on April 1st.

Sticker designs will be printed and distributed at our Earth Day celebrations, as well as at future events.

Sticker designs will be on display at our Recycling Bale display at the UWSP Sundial from April 17th - May 7th.


$100 for each
winning slogan design

Plus 5 of your winning design stickers, and RC swag

NOTE: Artists may submit designs for more than one slogan, and artists may have more than one winning design!

Questions?? Contact Angie Lemar at