Create art from material destined for the recycling bin or trash can for our 8th Annual Recycled Art Contest!

  • Artwork must be made from recyclable or non-recyclable (trash) materials.
  • Maximum size: 2’ x 2’ x 2’. All pieces must be secured. No sharp edges.
  • Participants must be residents of Atlantic County.
  • Categories: Ages 8 & younger; 9-13; 14-18; 19 & older; or Group.
  • Entries must be submitted at the Atlantic County Library System branches in Absecon, Brigantine, Egg Harbor City, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hammonton, Mays Landing, Pleasantville, Somers Point or Ventnor.
  • Entries may also be submitted to Stockton University's Richard E. Bjork Libary at the Galloway Campus, the libraries at the Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing and Atlantic City campuses, the Linwood Public Library, or the Otto Bruyns Public Library of Northfield.
  • Artwork with completed entry form attached must be received between Saturday, October 1 and Saturday, October 29, 2022.
  • Entries will be displayed at Library Branches through October 31, 2022.
  • Artwork will be transported to ACUA to be entered for judging. Awards will be presented and artwork will be showcased at ACUA’s America Recycles Day Event, Saturday, November 19, 1 to 4 p.m. (Rain Date, Sunday, November 20)
Click here for a list of Atlantic County Library System branches and please call to check their hours.

Check out our Facebook Photo Album to see all entries from 2021.