Earth Day 2018: Upcycle Challenge Workshop

April 22 is Earth Day!  We have teamed up with the Yoda of Making-Cool-Things-Out-of-Everything, Matt Coppersmith from Coppersmith Customs to bring you the Earth Day Upcycle Workshop, where you can make something cool out of recycled electronics.  As part of this event, we are giving away a refurbished HP Laptop, an HP backpack and an HP wireless mouse!

Earth Day Upcycle Workshop 

 Sunday, April 22, 1-4 pm at Your Computer Hero

7962 Sunwood Dr. Ramsey, MN 55303  

(Across from Coborn’s, Downtown Ramsey)


Three easy steps to winning:

  1. Create something! Make something completely original or search “upcycle electronics” on Pinterest.  Matt Coppersmith will be at the workshop to share ideas and help you create something awesome.  You can make anything from a simple jewelry piece to an intricate StarWars battleship model-just make sure your creation is at least 50% made from old electronic pieces.  We will provide electronic parts at the workshop, but if you have electronics to recycle PLEASE BRING THEM to use and share.
  2. Submit a picture of your creation!  You can submit starting March 31 until April 23.  The sooner the better.  Upload a picture of your creation here.
  3. Vote! Voting is open from March 31 until the end of Earth Day, April 29, 2018.  Each time someone votes for your entry, another name will be added-so SHARE your submission with friends and family!  Vote here!

Win!  We are giving away a refurbished HP Pavillion laptop computer ($150 value), an HP backpack ($35 value) and an HP wireless mouse ($20 value.)  Winner will be randomly drawn, but votes improve your chances of winning!  Winners will be notified on Monday, April 30rd, 2018.