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Am I Recyclable? 2020 "GREEN" Halloween Costume Contest


2020 "GREEN" Halloween Costume Contest!

In celebration of Halloween, the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority wants to see YOUR "GREEN" costumes! 

Do you have a creatively handmade, recycled and/or repurposed costume? Post it to our Facebook page or email it to!

You have until NOVEMBER 2nd to enter the contest, so go out and snap your best shot in your trick-or-treating finest and send it our way! Visit us on Facebook to share your photo or email to

Costumes will be voted on by a committee of 14 people, and a FIRST PLACE winner will be chosen in the following THREE CATEGORIES:

  • Ages 0-6
  • Ages 7-11
  • Ages 12-16

The winner in each category will receive a $25 Amazon Gift Card! Additionally, your pictures will be displayed on the Authority's Facebook and Instagram pages!

Thank you in advance for participating!


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