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CPIA announces video contest winners

The eight winners of the CPIA’s Plasticurious video contest, which was launched last year and aimed at Canada's youth, used their original submissions to create inspiring messages about how plastics benefit our lives.


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February 28, 2018 by Canadian Plastics

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) has announced the winners of a video contest designed to improve our industry’s image among Canada’s youth.

The eight winners of the CPIA’s Plasticurious video contest, which was launched last year, used their original submissions to create inspiring messages about how plastics benefit our lives.

“Our intent was to engage young people in thinking and sharing ideas about plastics and how the decisions they make today about managing plastics affect their lives tomorrow, and we thought a video contest was a good way to do that,” said CPIA president and CEO Carol Hochu.

Using social media to reach out to them, CPIA invited teens to describe in a short video some of the amazing things made possible by plastics.

“We created the Plasticurious video contest as a way to remind Canadians that plastics make a considerable contribution to our quality of life,” said Rob Miller, CPIA’s vice chair of the Board and president of Wittmann Battenfeld Canada Inc. “But while we enjoy the benefits of plastics, each of us has a responsibility to care for our environment by ensuring plastic resources are used responsibly including their proper management at end of life. That’s exactly what Plasticurious was intended to do.”

The winners of the 2017 Plasticurious video contest are:

AGE CATEGORY 16 TO 18:

First Place – Adrian Mak, North Vancouver, BC. for his video “Plastic (W)RAP”.

Second Place – Jacqueline Shi, Mississauga, Ont., for “Take a Look Through My Lens”.

Third Place – Clare Zeltner, Uxbridge, Ont., for “Plastic Saves Lives”.

 

AGE CATEGORY 14 TO 15:

First Place – Barath Velmurugan, Brampton, Ont., for “Reduce n Reuse”.

Second Place – Daniel Kauffman, Barrie, Ont., for “How Plastic Helps Me Achieve My Goals”.

Third Place – Milah Rose Jamieson, Petrolia, Ont., for “Plastic in Canada’s 150”.

 

SUPER SHARE (Greatest number of shares):

First Place – Adrian Mak, North Vancouver, B.C., for “Plastic (W)RAP”.

Second Place – Barath Velmurugan, Brampton, for “Reduce N Reuse”.

Third Place – Jonah Hansen, Sherwood Park, Alta., for “Polymer”.

 

FAN FAVORITE (Greatest number of views):

First Place – Adrian Mak, North Vancouver, for “Plastic (W)RAP”.

Second Place – Barath Velmurugan, Brampton, for “Reduce N Reuse”.

Third Place (Tied) – Jonah Hansen, Sherwood Park, for “Polymer” and
Brianna Davies, Cardinal, Ont., for “A Brief History of Plastics”.

The CPIA will announce details of the 2018 Plasticurious video contest this spring.