How Does this Program Support Our Mission?
Promotes the reduction of waste going into the landfill by extending the life of valuable resources through reuse and innovation by community members through sharing on an open platform.
Who Is This Program Best Suited For?
OPEN TO ALL AGES of individuals and groups e.g. schools, families, clubs and organizations on Hawai‘i Island.
When Is This Program Available?
How Does This Program Work?
*Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless and/or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upcycling
Participants demonstrate how they RECLAIM, RECREATE or REPURPOSE unwanted materials and items to upcycle into art, craft, functional or inventive products.
CRITERIA FOR ENTRIES:
1. Design, assembly, method or technique done by registrant is original.
2. Made primarily from reusable materials with limited use of new or non-recyclable items.
3. One or more of the following areas are demonstrated:
Preserve/Protect Hawai‘i’s Native Species