Last Chance to Enter Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest

(May 5, 2016)Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is calling for 2-minute videos of people making their communities clean and beautiful through June 3. The Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest is open to all registered participants. “This is a great opportunity to showcase your local programs and partnerships and illustrate just how much fun it can be to join together to improve your community,” said Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.  

The Department of Environmental Protection sponsors the video contest with cash prizes offered by the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association. The winning entry receives $200 and two runners up each receive $100.   Help choose the winners by liking your favorite video on the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Facebook page. Voting begins on June 13th and concludes on June 23rd at 3:00 PM.  Winners will be announced Friday, June 24th.

Electronic submissions should be sent to with GACofPA Video 2016 in the subject line.  Deadline to submit your video is June 3, 2016. For additional contest details visit

The 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA began on March 1st and ends May 31st. During this period, registered events can receive free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests from PennDOT district offices as supplies last. To register your events go to


About Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s mission is empowering Pennsylvanians to make our communities clean and beautiful.  Since 1990, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its volunteers have removed over 121 million pounds of litter from Pennsylvania’s roadways, greenways, parks, forests, and waterways.  To learn more about Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, visit