Ceramic jars. Compostable bags. Step Cans. There are many great candidates for Seattle residents to store their leftover food scraps. In this election year, Seattle Public Utilities is looking for the city's composting leader.

Choose from the following candidates by April 1, 2012 and you will be entered to win a kitchen compost collector! Seattle residents only. One in 10 entries will randomly selected to win.

You can nominate your own compost CAN-didate by emailing a picture and description to curb.waste@seattle.gov