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Anti-Litter Video PSA Contest

Teens shooting a video in a park

Teens across the city have the opportunity to participate in a contest to create a video program! Winners, selected by a panel of NYC Parks officials, will have their videos shown at NYC Parks’ summer outdoor movie series!


Teens ages 13-17 who are participating in video programs or school/community teen programs are eligible. The video must be no longer than 30 seconds. The video must creatively encourage the public not to litter and to use the appropriate receptacles to discard garbage and recyclables in our parks and green spaces.


Competition Start Date: January 17
Last Date for Submission: April 9, at 3:00 p.m.
Winners are Announced: May 2

How to Enter

Entries can be emailed in QuickTime format to Please type your home borough in the subject line of your email so that we may properly process your entry.

If you can't enter by email, you can mail your videos to the following locations, depending upon your home borough:

Faber Recreation Center
Faber Street & Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY 10301
Attention: Jonathan Capone

Hamilton Fish Recreation Center
128 Pitt Street, New York, NY 10002
Attention: Eddie Pena

Hunts Point Recreation Center
765 Manida Street, Bronx NY 10474
Attention: Eddie Pena

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center
93-29 Queens Blvd, Rego Park, NY 11374
Attention: Nikki Davis

Red Hook Recreation Center
155 Bay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232
Attention: Shawn Smith

Brownsville Recreation Center
1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11212
Attention: Jonathan Capone

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