Create a School Garden with Milk Cartons and Win

Posted by Aaron Thein on Mar 19, 2015 6:30:00 AM

school-gardenPut those used milk and juice cartons to good use with the Carton 2 Garden Contest sponsored by Evergreen Packaging and They're looking for schools who can come up with the most creative way to construct a garden made from recycled milk/juice cartons and share their experience.

This is a great way to introduce school kids to the hands-on nature of gardening and teach them about sustainability through the upcycling of milk and juice cartons that might otherwise be thrown away.

Looking for some garden inspiration?  Here's a quick video showing what other schools where able to create:

On May 22, 2015, sixteen winners from eight different regions will receive award packages valued at $1,000 and four national winners will receive prizes valued at $2,500.

Hurry!  Applications are due by April 22, 2015.  For complete contest rules and details, visit

Topics: Contests & Grants