The 2023-2024 World of 8 Billion student video contest is now closed. Winners will be announced on May 21, 2024!


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Middle School Finalists

“Eat Your Trash”

Alexander Koenig

Plaza Middle School, Virginia Beach, VA

“Fixing Trash Management using X-rays”

Eshaan Sharma & Sofia Lukac

Juan Cabrillo Middle School, Santa Clara, CA

“Waste Mismanagement: The World’s Problem”

Elena Dopico Deer & Henry Leonard

South Orange Middle School, South Orange, NJ

“The Water Cleanliness Problem”

Areha Shah & Rig Saini

Cabrillo Middle School, Santa Clara, CA

High School Finalists

“Fungus Frenzy – Sustainable Styrofoam”

Aaron Zhang & Lee Zhang

New England Innovation Academy, Marlborough, MA

“DNA Storage”

Maria Anderson & Noah Lecomte

International School of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

“America’s Food Waste Problem”

Chelsea Heit

Minot High School, Minot, ND

“Unlocking Sustainability: How the Circular Economy Transforms Waste into a Resourceful Future.”

Muznah Junejo

Middlefield Collegiate Institute, Markham, Ontario, Canada

“Bioremediation of Oil Spill Waste Using Mycelial Enzymes”

Lea Porotov

Lower Moreland High School, Huntingdon Valley, PA

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