Challenge your creativity during our Upcycling Convention. This competition is meant to encourage locals to solve a problem by creating an invention made of primarily recycled or upcycled materials. 

The Upcycling Convention will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the East Side Recycling Environmental Education Center, 2401 Scott Blvd. SE. 

Participants must sign up prior to the Convention to compete. Winners will be determined from four different categories:

  • Adult
  • Student
  • Most Creative
  • Most Recycled Materials Used

Sign up to participate in the Upcycling Convention to showcase your own upcycled invention by contacting Rachel Oswald at 319-339-5399 or

Note: Projects made at the Upcycling Series events will not be accepted.


Date of publication

Friday, February 22, 2019