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Trenton, N.J.— Today Colgate, Shoprite and TerraCycle announced this year’s Save Water Challenge that asks students, teachers, parents and community members to take the pledge to save water on behalf of their school for the opportunity to win one of three (3) recycled gardens made from recycled oral care waste.
Launched in partnership with the global oral care leader Colgate-Palmolive and regional retailer ShopRite, starting July 11, any public school, private school, college or university located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Connecticut or Maryland that is enrolled in the TerraCycle network are eligible to enter for the opportunity to win a garden and outdoor furniture made from recycled toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes and floss containers.
Through September 30, consumers can pledge to save water on behalf of a participating school once a day during the promotion. The top three (3) schools with the most pledges by the end of the contest period will win prize gardens. The grand prizewinner will receive an additional ribbon-cutting event.
All winners will be announced in October and the gardens will be installed in Spring 2022.
Schools can rally their community’s support by asking them to pledge online by logging onto https://www.terracycle.com/colgateshopritegarden2021. ShopRite is also encouraging community participation in the contest with displays throughout its 321 stores and information about the contest on ShopRite’s Facebook page.
A full set of rules for the 2021 “Save Water Challenge” can be viewed: https://www.terracycle.com/colgateshopritegarden2021.
To learn more about the Colgate Save Water initiative visit your local ShopRite retailer.
The Colgate Oral Care Recycling Program is an ongoing activity, open to any individual, family, school, or community group. For each piece of waste sent in using a pre-paid shipping label, participants earn money toward donations to the school or charity of their choice.