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Trash Can Decorating Contest Promotes Litter Pickup

Trash Can Decorating Contest
Promotes Litter Pickup

Litter. Trash. Garbage. No matter what you call it, litter is bad for
Missouri. It poses health risks. It harms the environment. And it costs time and
money to clean up.

The Missouri Department of Conservation and MoDOT are inviting students from
grades K through 8 to participate in their annual trashcan decorating
competition. Students are asked to decorate and display a large trashcan with
the “No MOre Trash!” logo and a litter prevention message using a variety of
creative mediums.

The school that submits the grand prize entry will receive $500 and a trophy,
while $100 prizes in each of the three categories also will be awarded. There is
no entry fee and participating classes simply need to submit an entry form and a
photo of the completed can. Entry forms and other details about the contest can
be found by visiting www.nomoretrash.org.

You CAN make a difference! Decorate a trashcan, and help remind Missourians
to be litter free.

2 Responses to Trash Can Decorating Contest Promotes Litter Pickup

  1. Suid

    April 4, 2009 at 2:54 AM

    Me and my friend are starting a mission,to pick our little town of Roberts Montana.so we asked some people but i dont know how many people are in it yet.I have to wait till monday to find out.and I have never done anything like it before and it feels great.I hope we get alot of people to do itand i hope you do something like this to because YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

  2. Anonymous

    February 26, 2009 at 9:19 PM

    Is this part of the stimulus?

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