2014 Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest Winners
Sponsored by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Cash Prizes are sponsored by the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association.
The winning entry was submitted by Clean and Green Harrisburg with Tri County Community Action in Dauphin County who will receive a $200 cash prize. The video captured residents of all ages cleaning up a section of their neighborhood. The cleanup resulted in the removal and proper disposal of 4.5 tons of electronics, over 160,000 pounds of trash, over 250 tires involving more than 250 volunteers! The video also included interviews with the participating volunteers.
Two runners up will receive a cash prize of $100 each and they are the Academy Neighborhood Cleanup of Erie and the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy in Montgomery County. The Academy Neighborhood Cleanup was their first ever neighborhood cleanup. Five teams of 23 volunteers picked up 22 bags of trash from 16 city blocks. Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy, with its community partners, submitted video of their annual stream cleanup. Teams used canoes to collect 546 bags of trash, 128 tires, and 3,257 pounds of scrap metal. Forty-four sites were cleaned by 730 volunteers.
Winners were chosen according to who received the most likes on our Facebook page during the voting period. Currently, all three winning videos are spotlighted on our YouTube page.
Congratulations to the winning organizations and thanks to all who participated by making their communities clean and beautiful!!
2013 Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest Winners
The winning entry was submitted by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy in Montgomery County. Runners up were the Harrisburg Young Professionals in Dauphin County and local residents of the community of East Rochester in Beaver County.