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Branch vs Branch upcycling for WEHD competition WINNER!

21 Sep 2021

Branch vs Branch upcycling for WEHD competition WINNER!

The NZIEH Branch vs Branch upcycling competition for World Environmental Health Day competition closed on Friday 17th September. Thank you to everyone who entered. Entries were collated for blind judging (without names or branches) to Karen Perry from Safe Food Services, NZIEH Bronze Partner.

Karen's comments were as follows:
"I lov
ed all the ideas and have found it extremely difficult to separate out a winner. All examples of upcycling offer ongoing use and are hugely creative in their outcomes.
However, there has to be a winner. So my vote lands on the laundry drying rack entry number 12. This excellent example of upcycling is not only stylish and functional, but also space efficient as well!"

The winning entry was submitted from NZIEH member Lisa Millican from Whakatane District Council, this means our winning branch is......


Congratulations Lisa and the Waikato Bay of Plenty branch - your branch has won a $250 donation to a charity of your choice and you have won yourself a $25 prezzy card.

Please contact your Branch Representative Bryan Brett to have a chat about the NZ registered charity you would like your branch to donate to.

Congratulations and enjoy your well deserved win!

NZIEH National Executive

Lisa's winning upcycling entry - 'drying rack'
"Side of wooden baby pen, bit chewed (so done some time as puppy pen in the past) found dumped on road side. Scrub, scrub, scrub. Clean. Sand. Paint. Some cord, curtain wheels and bits. Now a well used laundry drying rack that can be raised and lowered if feeling short".