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Trash or Treasure™ 2023

Terms & conditions

1. Introduction

1.1 You must enter the “Trash or Treasure™” giveaway and competition as instructed on our website or social media channels, using the campaign website form to submit all requested contact/delivery details.

1.2 In this “Trash or Treasure™” campaign:
(a) “entrant” refers to the teacher/staff members or business owners/managers who enter their contact/delivery details in the campaign website form.
(b) “giveaway” refers to the one-time donation of a recycling box and educational materials to the entrant’s school or business (upon completion of the campaign form).
(c) “competition” refers to the random selection of a winning photograph from those shared on social media channels by entrants.

1.3 Our offering is free to enter (no purchase required, unless otherwise stated).

1.4 Promotions on social media are in no way sponsored or endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Instagram, LinkedIn or any other social network. You are providing your information to Rubicon and not to any other party.

2. Eligibility and entry restrictions

2.1 To be eligible for the “Trash or Treasure™” recycling box giveaway:
(a) entrants must be currently employed as a teacher or staff member at an elementary or middle school OR be currently employed as the owner or manager of a small, independent business.
(b) entrants must be at least 18 years old and permanently reside in the United States.
(c) entrants must complete all required fields of the campaign form. NOTE: The address information should be the school address/delivery location OR the business address/delivery location, NOT the entrant’s home address.

2.2 The maximum number of giveaway recipients is 1,000. Submissions after this amount will be fulfilled at the discretion of Rubicon.

2.3 To be eligible for the “Trash or Treasure™” recycling box competition:
(a) entrants must share a picture of their recycling box on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.
(b) entrants must include the #TrashOrTreasure hashtag in the photo caption to be entered to win. NOTE: Photos cannot include images of students without the consent of their legal guardians. The sharing of photos on social media is at the full discretion of the entrant/school/business.

2.4 There will be one winner of the competition, selected at random from the selection of eligible photos upon the conclusion of the competition period.

2.5 The giveaway is void where prohibited by law.

3. Start and closing dates

3.1 The giveaway will be open for entrant form submissions between 10:00am EST, Monday, 15 August, 2022 and 8:00pm EST, Thursday, 20 October, 2022. Submissions after this date will be considered at the discretion of Rubicon.

3.2 The competition will be open for entrant submissions between 10:00am EST, Monday, 15 August, 2022 and 8:00pm EST, Tuesday, 1 November, 2022.

3.3 No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

3.4 Rubicon reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of our control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by Rubicon.

3.5 Entry into the competition will be deemed as an acceptance of all of these terms and conditions.

4. Winners and prizes

4.1 Details about the giveaway and competition prizes will be specified on the campaign website or social media channels.

4.2 Giveaway entrants will be notified by email that their submission has been received and if any contact/delivery details need to be confirmed. They can download the educational material immediately from the campaign landing page and their recycling box will be sent free of charge within one week of form submission (delivery times will vary by location). Rubicon reserves the right to withhold delivery if the contact information is unclear or the school/business address is in question.

4.3 The winning competition photo will be selected on Saturday, 5 November 2022. The winning entrant will be notified within 24 hours via the social media channel on which the photo is shared. If the winning entrant does not respond within 24 hours, Rubicon reserves the right to select a second, replacement winner. The competition winner will receive a year’s supply of recycling boxes (twelve, one per month). Rubicon reserves the right to withhold delivery if the contact information is unclear or the school/business address is in question.

4.4 No cash alternative to the giveaway recycling box will be offered. The giveaways are not transferable. Giveaways are subject to availability and Rubicon reserves the right to substitute any giveaway with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

4.5 Rubicon will dispatch only one box per eligible entrant/school/business. Those entrants who have already received their giveaway OR who are not eligible for the giveaway, can purchase a recycling box via the campaign landing page.

5. Publicity

5.1 Rubicon may undertake publicity activities relating to the giveaway and competition. Rubicon may reuse for promotional activity any entrant photos submitted in the competition or shared publicly on social media.

5.2 All other personal details collected as part of the competition will be used in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.