2022 Ro Plastic Prize Competition for creatives with 10.000 Euros prize

Ro Plastic Prize Competition for creatives with 10.000 Euros prize

The Ro Plastic Prize  2022 edition is open now! it aims to involve an increasingly broad public challenging worldwide communities of designers, innovators, entrepreneurs, startuppers, changemakers, creators, scientists, researchers, developers and communication experts who are passionate about creating extraordinary impact by proposing solving projects in the field of re-Waste.

Ro Plastic Prize Competition Details

RoGUILTLESSPLASTIC, the international project founded and curated by Rossana Orlandi and Nicoletta Orlandi Brugnoni, wants to engage the Designer and Creatives Communities to give new life to Plastic Waste and all others kind of Waste, by exploring their endless possibilities of transformation. 

If you want to test yourselves, use your talents to take part in this challenge applying with practical projects with an additional value for contributing to an effective solution for our environmental impact, chancing the way of approaching and managing the theme of the re-Waste.

Applicants are invited to propose solutions to one or more of the categories and they can apply with projects already existing and/or submitted to other competitions.

Competition Categories

the Ro Plastic Prize identifies three new categories representing common high priority nodus on Plastic Waste and all-kind of Waste, asking important involvement on technological and innovative solutions.


One of the most important categories in the various editions of the Award, it is being presented once again this year with the intention of receiving projects that increasingly meet the objectives of the competition. 

This category aims to create an innovative and unexplored virtuous circle to reward our local communities with recycling projects from Plastic Waste collected from cities and public spaces. 

Designers must propose projects that are a synergy of durability, ergonomics, accessibility, safety, while creating beauty and added value for urban and public spaces.


The millions of young people who make up Generations Z and Alpha live in a constantly interconnected world thanks to their greatest ally, Social Media. The adults of tomorrow are an immense and multi-faceted community who socialize with a single universal language, comprehensible to everyone everywhere. 

Creatives must design communication projects that can only be used through social media, that explain, engage, involve, educate and teach proactively with a universal, simple and effective language, full of good vibes.


Innovation and technology research have proven that wastefulness is wastefulness. 

For this category, which is broad and far-reaching, we are asking researchers, scholars, universities, students and companies to submit projects on the theme of re-Waste, capable of transforming Waste into Wealth, to pave the path towards sustainable, economic, social, human, ethical and aesthetic growth.

Who can enter the competition?

The Prize is open to creatives from all countries, backgrounds, curricula and ages. For minors, a written consent from a legal guardian could be sought.

Competition Entry fee

There is no entry fee.

Ro Plastic Prize Competition Prizes

An international jury of professionals and experts will select the winners among the finalists, one for each category, who will receive a prize of 10.000€.

Application Guide

In the Application phase, the Projects must be submitted as sketches, photos, drawings, renderings, videos or in a suitable way to convey the scope of the Project.

Projects in the Urban and Public Furniture Design selected as Finalists must be then submitted as Prototypes. Each Prototype must be made out of recycled and recyclable plastic.

Prototypes may have minor elements made of non-recyclable plastic and/or other materials, provided that such non-recyclable parts can be easily removed in order to make the Prototype wholly recyclable.

Each submission will be evaluated with the following four parameters: innovation, functionality, environmental impact, durability.

Competition Deadline

Designers can submit their applications until January 20th, 2022.

FEBRUARY 02nd, 2022
Communication of selected finalists

MARCH 02nd, 2022
Submission deadline for prototypes

Competition Website

You can check the competition website following this link.

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