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Found on the Ground

I am currently leading on the Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation within the European Parliament, a file which I hope will reduce the amount of needless packaging being created in our world. 

In order to highlight this, I’m holding an art competition for both individuals and groups of students titled “Found on the Ground”, where any sculpture or artform created must be made out of excessive packaging that has been gathered by the creator.

Primary School Students

For primary schools, the competition can be carried out by classes, or as individuals, with the top entry winning a fully paid school tour to a destination of their choice, within their region. 

Secondary School Students

For secondary schools, the competition can be completed by individuals or a maximum group of 4 students. The winner(s)  will be invited to visit the European Parliament in Brussels with their parent / guardian(s). 

And those are all the rules - the rest is only limited by your imagination!

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How to Enter

We encourage you to share your creations on social media using the hashtags #FoundOnTheGround and #PPWR. Feel free to tag Grace too! 


In order to be eligible for consideration of the prizes, please submit your entry (including photographs and links to social media) through the form below. 


The Packaging & Packaging Waste Regulation is expected to be voted on in the European Parliament plenary during the week of November 20th, and so we recommend posting your entries in advance of this. 


The deadline for this competition is 5pm on Friday 1st December. 

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Questions & Contact Information

If you have any questions, please feel free to email

Questions will be answered by Constituency Staff based in the Cork office - further details are shared below. 

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