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Newport Trash Bash Returns for More Collection, Competition

The fifth annual Newport Trash Bash is scheduled for next Sunday, September 22.

The yearly event brings residents together for a spirited trash-collection competition followed by a celebration with prizes, food, and drinks.

It starts at 2 p.m.at Providence Park.

Teams of four work to collect as much trash as they can.

The following awards are presented:

-The Golden Trash Can Award: the team that collects the most trash.

-The Most Spirited Award: for teams with themed-costumes and cheers.

-The Most Unusual Award: for the strangest piece of trash found on public thoroughfare during the event.

-The Biggest Butt Award: for the collection of the most cigarette butts.

Following the competition, beer from Wooden Cask will be sale and food will be available free.

RSVP here.

-Staff report

Photo via Trash Bash Facebook page