Summer's not so far off! In anticipation of picnic season we're launching a line of sustainably made party cups and plates, in partnership with our friends at Susty Party and Recyclebank.
Enter your uncommon summer-y design to adorn these sugarcane cups and plates.
We're looking for designs that are fresh, look just right when piled high with potato salad and corn on the cob, and offer uncommon style to a casual picnic or an outdoor wedding.
Prize: $500 + your design featured on our new line of Susty Party party cups and plates.
We'll pick our favorite entries to share with customers on our Community Voting App. Our guest judges will choose a winning design from among the top vote-getting entries. We'll announce the winner by the end of April.
MEET THE JUDGES
Ian Yolles, RecycleBank
Despite living in New York City, Recyclebank's Chief Sustainability Officer Ian Yolles remains passionate about the outdoorsriding his bike along the west side of Manhattan to and from the office every weekday, rain or shine.
Jessica & Emily, Susty Party
Emily and Jessica are the co-owners of Susty Party-a store and brand for eco-friendly party goods. They live in Brooklyn and enjoy dancing, surfing, and of course, a good party.
Candace Holloway, UncommonGoods
Our Associate Tabletop Buyer loves spontaneous picnics at Brooklyn Bridge Park-hopefully with cheerful plates/cups to set the mood-and appreciates when a designer can match design and function to really make a product come to life.
Diana Yen, The Jewels of New York
As the owner of The Jewels of New York, a Soho food styling and consultation studio, Diana combines the love of seasonal cooking with the beauty of everyday things. She is currently working on her first cookbook, "Cooking with The Jewels of New York", set to release Fall 2013.
Meet Our Challenge Partners
Susty Party is an online store for eco-friendly party supplies. Our larger mission is to create a world where fun and sustainability go hand-in-hand. We do our part by finding and creating fun party products, screened for environmental attributes, to sell in our mission-driven store.
Recyclebank is working towards a world without waste by rewarding people for taking everyday green actions. It's free to join and as easy as 1, 2, 3. Earn points for taking everyday green actions, redeem them for great rewards, and learn ways to save money and live greener every day!
The deadline for this contest has passed. You can vote for your favorite designs here through March 28, 2012. The winning design will be announced in early March.