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No MOre Trash 2015 Winner

No MOre Trash 2015 Winner

Girl Scout Troop Organizer Kass Stolzberg's kindergarten and first grade Daisies and second-grade Brownies at Ross Elementary School in St. Louis won the 2015 No MOre Trash trashcan contest K-2-Grade Category for their entry, "Girl Scouts Make the World a Better Place with No MOre Trash!"

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No MOre Trash Can Contest 3-5 Winner S.M Rissler Elementary School

No MOre Trash Can Contest 3-5 Winner

The Elementary Student Council of S.M Rissler Elementary School won first place for the grade 3-5 category in the 2012 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trashcan-decorating contest. The students created the character R2-D2 with the theme slogan “Trash Creates A Disturbance In the Force!”

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Oakville Middle School No More Trash Can Contest Grand Prize Winner

No More Trash Can Contest Grand Prize Winner

The OMS Green Team of Oakville Middle School won first place in the grade 6-8 category and the grand prize in the 2012 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trashcan-decorating contest. The team’s theme was “Refresh the Earth” to encourage more recycling and less waste and trash in the school and lunch room.

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No MOre Trash Contest K-2 Winner El Dorado Springs Elementary School

No MOre Trash Contest K-2 Winner

The El Dorado Springs Elementary School K-2 Gifted Class won first place for the grade K-2 category in the 2012 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trashcan-decorating contest. The class chose the theme “Don’t Litter, Save A Critter” and made a trashcan ladybug.

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No MOre Trash Contest K-2 Winner El Dorado Springs Elementary School

No MOre Trash Contest K-2 Winner

The El Dorado Springs Elementary School K-2 Gifted Class won first place for the grade K-2 category in the 2012 “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter Free” trashcan-decorating contest. The class chose the theme “Don’t Litter, Save A Critter” and made a trashcan ladybug.

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No MOre Trash! 2014 Peanut Pin

No MOre Trash! 2014 Peanut Pin

The 2014 No MOre Trash! participation pin was specially designed to commemorate the 30th birthday of NMT mascot, Peanut the Turtle. Peanut is a living example of how litter can affect wildlife. When young, the red-eared slider crawled into a plastic six-pack ring that someone had thrown on the ground instead of a trashcan. The ring got hung on her shell. Eventually, her shell grew but the ring stayed on, giving her the shape of a peanut. She was found and taken to the St. Louis Zoo where the ring was cut off. She has lived with the Missouri Department of Conservation since 1993.

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Peanut the Red Eared Slider

Peanut, a red-eared slider turtle, was found with a discarded plastic six-pack holder around her shell. The piece of litter had been around her shell for about four years and her shell had grown around it. The plastic was removed and Peanut is doing well. Most animals are not so lucky when it comes to litter. Learn what you can do to help at www.nomoretrash.org.

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photo of Peanut the red-eared slider turtle

Peanut The Turtle

Peanut, a red-eared slider turtle, is Missouri's No MOre Trash! mascot. She was found with a discarded plastic six-pack holder around her shell when she was young and small. The piece of litter had been around her shell for about four years and her shell had grown around it. The plastic was removed and Peanut is doing well. Most animals are not so lucky when it comes to litter. Learn more at http://www.nomoretrash.org/

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Pick up litter in St. Charles as part of annual Trash Bash

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The event is part of Missouri's annual Trash Bash in April to spread awareness of the state's litter problem and work toward a litter-free state. The initiative is sponsored by MDC and MoDOT as part of the ongoing No MOre Trash! campaign.

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Schools invited to fight litter through “No MOre Trash!” contest

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MDC and MoDOT sponsor “Yes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Free” trash-can contest.

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