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Waste Management is seeking entries for its “Cart Art” contest, using curbside carts as part of an art competition, at the city of Palmdale’s Kaleidoscope Music & Art Festival, a unique event dedicated to the arts, coming to the Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Blvd., on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission and parking are free.

The “Cart Art” contest, which is aimed at promoting environmental sustainability, offers artists the opportunity to showcase artistic abilities while raising awareness about environmental issues, such as recycling and preventing illegal dumping.

“Kaleidoscope is about engaging our local community through art and music,” said Annie Pagliaro, recreation supervisor. “Incorporating this environmentally themed art contest brings a fun twist to this year?s festivities, and we hope to see a great turnout of local talent.”

Cart art pieces will be voted on at Kaleidoscope and prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Best of Show, Best “Green” Theme and Fan Favorite.

“Displaying „Cart Art? at Kaleidoscope is a great opportunity for us to promote sustainability in a fun and creative way,” said Ashley Cortes of Waste Management.

“The curbside recycling carts serve as the canvas for local artists to share their message about keeping Palmdale beautiful and “green.” Entries are available via the Waste Management residential website, To participate and receive a Waste Management cart, submit an entry form via email to by Oct. 7.

For more information about the Cart Art contest, contact Eloisa Orozco at (619) 778-6303. Learn more about Kaleidoscope by visiting