Citron Hygiene’s Design a Difference Competition for Primary and High Schools

Citron Hygiene High School Design a Difference Mat Campaign poster

Citron Hygiene, a specialist hygiene services company and a supplier on the CPC Washroom Services Framework Agreement, are raising awareness within schools on the importance of environmental and sustainable practices, and promoting healthy eating, especially in the younger generation.

Citron Hygiene is combining their expertise and passion for these causes to drive a large social value campaign exclusively for CPC members to participate in a school competition.

The competition will be centred around floor mat designs depicting environmental benefits and carbon initiatives for the secondary school years while the primary school years will be focused on healthy eating and active living.

The Importance of Building Environmental Awareness in Primary and Secondary Schools

Citron are passionate about building environmental awareness in primary and secondary schools to ensure the leaders of the future are equipped with the knowledge and passion needed to evoke change. This initiative is an excellent opportunity to encourage schools and young students to get on board, who will undoubtedly one day lead the change required.

The competition will be supported by Citron’s global mat supplier, with the 2 winning designs forming part of their core range of image mat products.

All entries will be used to support Citron’s journey towards:

  • Social value awareness amongst school children
  • Sustainable supply
  • Carbon improvements
  • Environmental benefits
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Promoting the benefits of floormats from a Health & Safety and hygiene point of view

The winning school will be presented with their successful designs, have the opportunity to visit the manufacturing plant to see their mat being made and also being recognised via several marketing initiatives.

The Purpose of the ‘Design a Mat’ Competition in Schools

The ‘Design a Mat’ Competition aims to increase awareness in schools on environmental behaviours and carbon initiatives, working towards encouraging the younger generations to act and initiate change for a more sustainable, healthier environment.

To enter the competition, your school must already be a CPC member. It will run from October to November, 2021 and will be supported with a participation pack sharing full details of the competition. Further details will be announced on the Citron website in the coming weeks. Regular social activity will commence during October in the run up to the short-listing and final judging.

‘Design a Mat’ Competition in Secondary Schools

For secondary school years, students are required to design a recycled floor mat around the topic of environmental benefits and carbon initiatives. We know that today’s students are much more aware of issues such as discarded fishing nets damaging marine life and helping to reduce single use plastics in our seas. It is these topics that we will be asking the students to focus their design talents on.

Citron Hygiene high school 'Design a Mat' competition to raise environmental awareness

‘Design a Mat’ Competition in Primary Schools

For primary school years, children are required to design a recycled floor mat around the topic of healthy eating and active living. This initiative is designed to support already prominent activities happening with schools and it is hoped the winning designs will be used in schools to further these causes.

Citron Hygiene primary school 'Design a Mat' competition to raise environmental awareness

Citron Hygiene Work Towards a More Sustainable Future

Citron Hygiene are putting their best foot forward in initiating environmental change for now and in years to come. As a national supplier of hygiene solutions and consumables, they put sustainability at the forefront of everything they do, from reduced water and energy saving management to supplying environmentally friendly hygiene necessities for businesses and school environments across the UK.

Citron’s range of environmentally friendly commercial floorcare mats, including mats made from ECONYL-6 yarn, have led to involvement in sustainable initiatives such as their contribution to ‘Healthy Seas’, fighting for a sea change and ending needless death of marine animals.

Your contribution and participation will work towards a more sustainable future. If you’d like to get involved, entries will be accepted via the Citron Hygiene website from September to October.

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