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Show Your Love for San José,
Pick Up Litter this Valentine’s Day

On Valentine's Day 2014, the City of San José hosted a Litter Instagram Contest. The contest has ended but everyone can continue to show their love for San José by helping to pick up litter everyday of the year.

Help to Keep San José Clean:
  1. Find a piece of litter
  2. Photograph it and share it on Instagram
  3. Add the hashtags #keepsjclean and #litterati
  4. Throw away, recycle, or compost the litter
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And the winners are ...

The winning pictures were chosen based on creativity and depiction of impact on the environment. View all entries

 Instagram photo of a littered water bottle at a school yard.  Instagram photo of a person picking up litter.  Instagram picture of glass bottles littered at a creek.
 1st Place Winner
Prize: Two tickets to Cirque Du Soleil's Amaluna, now playing at Taylor Street Bridge in San José
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 2nd Place Winner
Prize: Two tickets to a Broadway San José Musical

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on Facebook
 3rd Place Winner
Prize: Four courtside tickets to a San José State Spartans Basketball Game

View 3rd Place Winner
on Facebook

All Instagram photos with #litterati will join the rest of the Litterati Community by being added to Litterati's Digital Landfill and the wordlwide map of litter.

Thank you to Cirque Du Soleil, Broadway San José, and San José State Spartans Basketball for helping to keep San José clean by donating the prizes.

Want to join the fun but new to Instagram?  Search for Instagram in your Smartphone’s app store and download it for free.  Once installed to your phone, taking, editing and sharing pictures with friends and the Litterati community becomes simple. Learn more with the Beginner's Guide to Instagram.