“CLEANUP YOUR TURF FOR SUPPLIES” CONTEST!

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Attention Allegheny County community groups! Don’t Trash My Turf, a project of the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), wants to make sure your volunteers have the basic supplies needed for your next cleanup event. Through the “Cleanup Your Turf for Supplies Contest”, groups can win gift cards, trash bags, gloves, litter grabbers and more for picking up the most bags of trash and recyclables, having the most volunteers or finding the most unusual item during a cleanup. The cleanup must take place in Allegheny County between April 1, 2012 and November 30, 2012..

The Contest starts Friday, October 5, 2012 and runs through Friday, November 30, 2012. Winners will be announced on Friday, December 7, 2012. Prizes are as follows:

  • Top Prize: A $100 Lowe’s gift card will be awarded to the group that picks up the most bags of litter (including recyclables) at a cleanup.
  • Second Place: A $25 Lowe’s gift card, provided by Lowe’s, and 3 litter grabbers will be awarded to the group that picks up the most bags of recyclables at a cleanup.
  • Third Place: One box of heavy duty trash bags provided by Lowe’s, one box of gloves, broom & dustpan will be awarded to the group with the most volunteers at a cleanup.
  • Fourth Place: One fleece blanket, provided by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, will be awarded to the person who finds the most unusual item during a cleanup.

To enter the “Cleanup Your Turf for Supplies” Contest – send an email containing the name of your group, cleanup location (must be in Allegheny County), date of the cleanup, contest category you are entering, valid email address and phone number of the group’s spokesperson and a photograph to verify the entry, to info@donttrashmyturf.org . All Contest entries must be received by 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, November 30, 2012. All photos submitted become the property of PRC and will be used to promote litter prevention awareness and cleanup events.

Winners will be announced on Friday, December 7, 2012, and posted on the Don’t Trash My Turf website and Facebook page (including photographs). Only one prize will be awarded per group. In the event of a tie, a random drawing will determine the winner. Winners will have one week after notification to claim their prize. Unclaimed prizes will be awarded to the second runner-up in the category. Questions regarding the Contest should be directed to PRC at 412-488-7490 ext. 246.

The “Cleanup Your Turf for Supplies” Contest is sponsored by Don’t Trash My Turf, a project of the Pennsylvania Resources Council, with support from the City of Pittsburgh, Lowe’s and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and is made possible by a grant from the Colcom Foundation.

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and is made possible by a grant from the Colcom Foundation.

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