Mascot Recycling Challenge

PARTICIPATION OVERVIEW & GUIDELINES

5-Weeks: Monday, October 1 – Sunday, November 7 

Please review all information below before registering: Register Your School To Participate

OVERVIEW:
One Contest, Two Prizes! To participate in the 5-week Mascot Recycling Challenge, Colleges/ Universities need to provide one (1) short video* or one (1) photo* with the school Mascot advocating recycling plastic bottles and report how many plastic bottles are recycled. All submissions must include a short blurb with the video or photo.

WINNER: 

  • Prize 1: Most Likes & Shares (across all social media platforms)
  • Prize 2: Most Plastic Bottles Recycled

CONTEST GUIDELINES: 

  • Provide one (1) video (30 seconds or less) or one (1) photo with the YBMJ/Mascot Recycling Challenge brand displayed*. Photo & Video Size Requirements 1:1 ratio. 
  • Provide a blurb with one (1) video or one (1) photo 
  • All graphics must include the YBMJ/Mascot Recycling Challenge brand*. Submission will be disqualified, if the content is not branded. 
  • If you want graphic support, please submit a visual of the Mascot (video or photo*) by Friday, September 10. Email to SC Department of Commerce. 
  • If the College/University is taking the responsibility of editing the graphic, please submit the final content (video or photo*) by Friday, September 17 (a toolkit with graphics will be provided through email). 
  • The College/University must TAG (Your Bottle Means Jobs) when posting the graphic on social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn - See below). **Please post graphic during the designated time-frame. 
  • The College/University must use the #MascotRecyclingChallenge hashtag.
  • When YBMJ post the College/University’s graphic, the school must Like & Share the graphic on (YBMJ) social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn - See below)
  • Track and report recycling tonnage during the time-frame (October 1 – November 7). 
  • Colleges/Universities must submit the tonnage report (for all recycling) by Monday, November 8. 
  • Email all graphics and recycling tonnages to SC Department of Commerce

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: 

  • Monday, November, 15, 2021 – America Recycles Day 
  • Winners will be contacted and announced on the YBMJ social media platforms 
  • A winner graphic will be provided for the College/University to share on their social media page 
  • A trophy will be provided to the winner 

REGISTRATION: 

  • Online Registration (Microsoft Forms): Registration is available Monday, July 19 – Friday, August 6
    • Please review all information on this page before registering.

SUBMIT CONTENT: 

  • Friday, September 10: Submit one (1) photo or one (1) video (If you WANT graphic support please submit photo or video)*
  • Friday, September 17: Submit one (1) photo or one (1) video (If you DO NOT want graphic support, please submit content with the YBMJ / Recycling Mascot Challenge brand)*

YOUR BOTTLE MEANS JOBS SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES: 

ADDITONAL RESOURCES:

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EXAMPLE OF GRAPHIC FRAME TO BE PROVIDED TO PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS

*Photo & Video Size Requirements 1:1 Ratio