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Larry from Wedgewood and Julie from West Seattle won today’s passes to the April 14 Big Dig.

Hurry! Find Corey the Compostable Apple Core in one of 30 Seattle locations by April 11 and get a free bag of compost and a chance to win $6,000 in prizes, including a garden makeover.

Here are today’s clues on where to find Corey:

Corey Clue #25: The Pacific NW is abundant in flora and fauna. The name of this Madison Valley café specifically means “plant café” and serves fusion vegetarian food.

Corey Clue #26: Go to the pizzeria near the corner of Rainier Ave S and S Ferdinand St. that claims to have the “Northwest’s most celebrated Neapolitan pizza”.

Corey Clue #27: Go to 3815 S Othello St—Corey will be waiting for you at the Neighborhood Service Center.

For more clues and information on how to play the Big Dig, visit

Every Big Dig entrant receives a free bag of Cedar Grove Compost. The more Coreys you find, the greater your chance of winning a pass to the Big Dig Finals.

The Big Dig is part of Compost Days, celebrating Seattle’s composting success. In 2011, Seattle residents helped divert 125,000 tons from the landfill by composting their food scraps and yard waste in their curbside food and yard carts and backyard compost bins.

Now through April 30, Seattle residents can get these great Compost Days deals:
• Buy two bags of compost, get third free
• 35% off kitchen food scrap containers
• 15% off bulk compost

Visit or call 877-SOILS-4U for more information, including coupons and participating retail locations.