Plastic Bag Grab challenge

We’re excited to announce that the Plastic Bag Grab Challenge is back for 2020! Since 2016, over 750,000  students across Canada have taken action to reduce plastic waste in their school communities while collecting more than 65 metric tonnes of single use plastic bags for recycling. 

Registration for the 2020 challenge is now open! 

register for plastic bag grab challenge

2020 Dates

Registration closes: Friday, April 3 (5 p.m. EST)

Bag collection: Monday, April 6 – Friday, April 17 

Bag drop off: Monday, April 20 – Friday, April 24

Final Results & Community Engagement/Social Media Submission Deadline: May 8

Winners announced: early June 2020

2019 Results

During Earth Week 2019, more than 800 schools across Canada learned about plastic waste and took action in their communities, while collecting discarded plastic bags for recycling. 



Celebrating 5 Years of Plastic Bag Grab!