International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) Poster Contest 2019

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) Poster Contest 2019

Deadline: November 5, 2018

The International Compost Awareness Week Committee invites you to get involved in ICAW 2019. They are looking for anyone interested in participating in the 17th Annual ICAW Poster Contest. The winning poster will be used to promote International Compost Awareness Week, May 5 -11, 2019.

The 2019 ICAW theme, “Cool the Climate – Compost!” recognizes the connection between soil health and the climate. Soil plays an important role in our environment. Healthy soil is at the heart of planetary, agricultural and human health. This year’s theme highlights that soil management practices with compost is key to soil health and migrating climate change. By composting, we return nutrients to the soil, help capture carbon from the atmosphere, resist drought and disease and provide fresh air.

The contest is open to anyone who wishes to share their artistic creativity to promote this year’s theme. The winning poster will serve as the promotional piece to share nationwide the 2019 International Compost Awareness Week theme.


  • The successful poster winner will receive a $500 prize


  • The contest is open to anyone ten years old and up from anywhere in the world;
  • There are 3 contest divisions: grades 3-7, grades 8-12, and college – adult. The best from each division will be entered into the final contest.


Please read the Poster Contest Rules before submitting your application form with your poster design.

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For more information, visit ICAW Poster Contest.