The Most Unusual Litter Contest is currently open to all who participate in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s fall Litter Sweep or a similar litter cleanup event. All entry forms are due by Oct. 31.
The contest is sponsored by NCDOT, Keep NC Beautiful and the North Carolina Beverage Association, and is held each year during fall and spring Litter Sweeps.
Winning entries are awarded cash prizes of $250 (first place), $100 (second place) and $50 (third place). To enter the contest, take a photo of the unusual litter found during a litter pickup and complete the entry form available at www.keepncbeautiful.org
Contest entries must be found on North Carolina roadways and animals are excluded.