Innovative Plastic Waste Reuse Competition

Lahore, May 25, 2023 (PPI-OT): HEC has organized an Innovative Plastic Waste Reuse Competition for students (whether individuals or groups). The competition aims to find innovative ways of using plastic waste that has been thrown out. The objective is to promote habits among the youth to reuse plastic waste to reduce plastic pollution and contribute to a more sustainable future.

In the competition, students will submit their innovative ideas. The solution can be applied to any type of plastic waste. The idea should be economically feasible, ecologically viable, socially acceptable, and commercially scalable.


Open to individuals or groups of students

Submit your innovative plastic waste reuse ideas to your university’s focal person

The deadline for proposal submission is 30th May 2023

Oversight committee will evaluate the ideas and select the top two for consideration

Proposals will be judged based on innovation, impact, feasibility, scalability, effectiveness, and viability

Winners will receive financial and technical support

No registration fee

Late submissions will not be accepted

Evaluation Criteria:

Innovation and creativity of the idea

Potential impact on waste reduction and resource efficiency

Feasibility and scalability

Economic Feasibility and Potential for Commercialization

Potential for Social and environmental benefits


1st Prize: Rs. 50,000/-

2nd Prize: Rs. 30,000/-

3rd Prize: Rs. 20,000/-

All participants will receive E. Certificates from HEC/PMYP


Idea Submission Deadline: May 30, 2023

Evaluation by HEC technical team: June 1, 2023

Winners Announcement: June 5, 2023

For more information, contact:

Virtual University of Pakistan (VU)

M.A. Jinnah Campus, Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road,

Lahore, Pakistan

Tel: +92-42-111-880-880

Fax: +92-42-99200604, +92-42-99202174