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WEEE Like Recycle in HK Creative Short Film Contest (7 Jan - 22 Mar 2013)

*WEEE Like Recycle in HK Creative Short Film Contest (7 Jan - 22 Mar 2013)

*WEEE – Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

The Hong Kong WEEE Recycling Association (HKWRA) and the Environmental Protection Department are jointly organising the WEEE Like Recycle in HK Creative Short Film Contest.  We now appeal to all full-time secondary school students to participate in the contest.

The contest aims to further increase public awareness of environmental protection and encourage an attitude of living green.  Starting from school, we would like to educate students on the importance of waste reduction and recycling and encourage them to take part in recycling activity.  Through creating the short film, students will be able to show their creativity on spreading the idea of living green from school to the community and promote environmentally friendly ways of WEEE recycling (including computer, fluorescent lamp/tube, and rechargeable battery) to the public.

Contest Details

Theme:

A new attitude to recycling

Content:

Making a short film with at least 1 element out of the 3 recycling programmes: computer, fluorescent lamp/tube, and rechargeable battery.  The contest should promote the benefits and importance of WEEE recycling.

Categories:

Junior High School (Form 1 to 3 secondary school students) / Senior High School (Form 4 to 6 secondary school students):  Students can submit entries individual or as a team (1 - 5 members).
Inter-school:  Most Supportive To Recycling Award for 5 schools with the highest number of entries

Awards and Prizes:

Champion, 1st and 2nd runner-ups, 5 honorable mentions (one for each category), and several special prizes will be awarded.  Apart from trophies, prizes include scholarship with the total value of HK$ 36,000 and product prizes with the total value of over HK$ 40,000.

Please visit www.pcmarket.com.hk/weee for more information.  Submission deadline of the contest is 22 Mar 2013.

WEEE Recycling Online Quiz (7 Jan - 6 Apr 2013)

This is the chance to equip yourself and get to know more about the 3 recycling programmes, including Computer Recycling Programme, Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Programme as well as Rechargeable Battery Recycling Programme.  Test yourself with WEEE Recycling Online Quiz, you will learn more useful recycling tips and have a great chance to win fabulous prizes.  The quiz is available from 7 Jan to 6 April 2013.  To play the quiz, please visit www.pcmarket.com.hk/weee .