Be creative with trash
LARGO — You have more time to submit your entries for the city of Largo's Recycled Innovations Contest. This online contest encourages innovators to make a usable item with the contents of their trash can. Here are some details:
Requirements: All entries must be made of 75 percent or more recycled objects or material that would otherwise be discarded. Items must be functional, not just a work of art.
Prizes: Solar- and solar/wind-powered chargers for cell phones, MP3 players and other electronics, environmental board games, learning toys and more.
Age categories: Tiny Innovators (Grades K-2), Junior Innovators (Grades 2-4), Tween Innovators (Grades 5-8), Techie Innovators (Grades 9-12), and Macgyvers (18 and older).
How to enter: Submit an entry form at www.largorecycles.com, then send a photograph of your creation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: Oct. 28
Voting: Online voting runs Nov. 2-12. The winners will be announced on America Recycles Day, Nov. 15.
For more information, go to www. largorecycles.com or call (727) 586-7424.