The Environment Action Association (EAA) has just announced their very first annual environmental video contest “The Greener me, the Better us.”

EAA invites you to submit a funny, creative video portraying how each of us can reduce our environmental impact and what we can do to protect Mother Earth.

Topics include but are not limited to: energy & water conservation, recycling, composting, buying local, reusing, and consumption, etc.

Anyone 18 years or older living in US is invited to use a camcorder, camera or mobile device to record a video clip two minutes or less.

To enter, you can upload the video to either of the following:

  1. EAA Facebook Page ‘Environment Action Association
  2. Your “YouTube” account under the subject of EAANYC-The Greener me, The Better us and tag EAANYC.

Videos will be judged on originality, creativity, adherence to theme and number of page views generated.

The contest runs from Jan 5 to March 5, 2012. Winning videos will be announced on Earth Day and available for online viewing at environmentaa.org and on the EAA facebook page.

Rules of the contest:

  • Videos must be PG rated
  • Videos should be 2 minutes or less
  • Finished videos must be uploaded to YouTube
  • You may submit more than one video
  • If filming others, you must have their permission before it gets posted to YouTube
  • Videos must be posted and the link along with the entry form sent to eaanyc@gmail.com by no later than midnight Eastern Time, Monday, 5 March 2012 to be included in the competition.
  • Entry forms are available upon request by emailing eaanyc@gmail.com

Prizes:

  1. First place -$300 cash
  2. Second place -$200 cash
  3. Third place -$100 cash

The Environment Action Association reserves the right to eliminate any video is done is poor taste, deemed inappropriate and/or does not meet the requirements above.