Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Essay Competition Inspires Students to Declare War on Waste

Newspaper article The Queensland Times (Ipswich, Australia)

Essay Competition Inspires Students to Declare War on Waste

Article excerpt

IPADS are up for grabs in a new competition that encourages Ipswich students to share their views on what should be done to save the environment.

Silkstone State School students were excited to help Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale launch the competition by flicking a switch to activate a recycling truck's pick-up collection from their school.

The contest challenges students to write an essay about how they would reduce landfill in Ipswich.

The students brought containers and other recyclable materials to fill the truck to the brim.

Cartridge World Ipswich is delivering the eco-conscious challenge as part of its 10th birthday celebrations.

As well as rewarding the top primary school, high school and tertiary student entries with an iPad, Cartridge World Ipswich will give the top school and university almost $3000 worth of printing equipment. Cartridge World Ipswich director Annette Jones said the business had saved Ipswich more than 17 football fields of landfill space over the past 10 years. …

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