Still Time To Submit Entries For PA Resources Council's Gene Capaldi Lens On Litter Photo Contest

Do not miss the opportunity to win up to $500 in the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s 2023 Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest.   The deadline for submissions is October 31.

The contest is designed not to glorify litter, but to call attention to the careless and illegal act of littering, and how it threatens the environment across the Commonwealth.

Photos must be taken in Pennsylvania by Pennsylvania residents and will be judged on six criteria: anti-litter message, originality, photographic technique, quality of photo, originality of title and severity of the litter.

Contestants (amateur photographers only) will be divided into two categories—students (through 12th Grade) and adults.

Six prizes (three to each group) will be awarded with the first-place winners receiving $500, second-place $250 and third-place $100.

Entrants are also encouraged to safely coordinate a clean-up of the subject area and provide a photo of the results of their efforts for additional judging points.

Entries (limit five per person, no smaller than 4x6 and no bigger than 8x10) should be sent to PRC Lens on Litter Contest, 1671 North Providence Road, Media, PA  19063.

High resolution digital submissions may be sent to

Included with all photos must be the entrant’s name, address, telephone number, email address, title given to photo, location of litter site and how they learned of the contest.

Students must also include age, grade and name of school. Entries submitted without all the requirements will be disqualified! Photos will not be returned and may be used by PRC at their discretion.

Sponsors for the 2023 contest include Carolyn Capaldi, Robert & Mary Capaldi, Sheetz, Inc., and Wegmans.

Additional information as well as previous winners and an online entry form can be found on PRC’s Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest webpage.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Resources Council website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates, follow PRC on Twitter or Like them on FacebookClick Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.

PRC is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization founded in 1939.  PRC has worked to protect resources for future generations through environmental education, recycling, waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns, watershed and other initiatives.


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[Posted: September 30, 2023]


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