Are you over 18 and passionate about photography? Do you want to send a positive message about environmental protection and show the world the problems of the country where you live thought your photo?
If the answer is yes, you should participate in “ZeroWaste PIX 2023“, a photo competition organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Every year the European Environment Agency organises a photo competition to raise awareness on an environmental theme and invites young people from all over Europe to share their views on it.
“ZeroWaste PIX” is a photo competition to reflect on the state of modern human civilisation. The aim of the project is to raise awareness and inspire positive changes in environmental protection.
The competition will remain open between 3 July 2023 and 3 October 2023.
Participants can submit photographs regarding the following four categories:
Participants will be showing through the photos various suppliers that are contributing to alleviating environmental pressures through their production lines. Some examples are photos of green innovations making use of leftovers and waste or the use of residual flows from the food industry to produce animal feed.
This categorie includes photos that capture the habits that help minimise the daily generation of waste, such as reducing meat consumption, composting organic waste, embracing the second-hand market, buying local and organic products or producing your own electricity
The photos in this categories should show how EU industries contribute to this wasteful production. Examples are photographies of inefficient production lines, disposal of toxic materials, or wastewater discharges.
The aim of this categories is to show the current consumption patterns and throwaway culture through pictures of, for example, large volume of waste, dumpsters full of unsold products or animals interacting with the discarded leftovers of human civilisation.
There will be 30-50 finalists and 6 winners.
The selection process will be as follows:
Competition winners will receive a cash prize of EUR 1,000 in each category!
The requirements to partecipate in the competition are:
If you meet the requirements for participation you can send a maximum of 5 photos through the official website.
Submit your entry by 3 October 2023 23.59 (CEST).