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usepagov ADMIN April 22, 2013
Aiming for 100K pledges by World Environment Day - June 1. Pick 5 Today!

Show off your action, inspire others with photos of actions for the environment happening near you.

Community cleanups, BEFORE & AFTERs, simple actions at home are welcome here.

Join the group to start a discussion!

Group Description

Taking action for the environment? Have some photos to prove it? Share them here, join Pick 5 and watch the world go green!

Through Pick 5 for the Environment, we're reaching out to hear your story and help promote your good deeds for the planet. See how green the world is at

Learn what others are doing around the globe and take the small actions that add up to make the difference.

Added perk... the best photos that show:

* before / after of places that were cleaned up, preserved, or experienced a 'green' transformation or

* photos / video of your Pick 5 choices,

could be shown off at! (after getting your permission of course)

Group Rules

Pick 5 for the Environment and talk about what you learn with the other members of this group.

Share your photos and videos about the 5 environmental tips you have committed to.

Anyone can participate. You can be a citizen of any country, living anywhere. As long as you're 18 or older, you're welcome to enter. If you're younger than that, please ask your parent or guardian to enter your photo.

Our content policy:
We expect content to follow the conventions of polite discourse. Therefore, we will remove content that:

* contains vulgar language, personal attacks of any kind, or offensive terms that target specific ethnic or racial groups
* promotes services or products (non-commercial links that are relevant to the blog post or comment are acceptable)
* is far off-topic
* makes unsupported accusations.

Our photo policy:

Feel free to...

•enter photos taken anywhere in the world.
•enter color, black and white, or partially desaturated photos.
•edit your photo however you like.
•include a border (not required, though).
•enter photos taken at any time.
•enter composite photos, where you combine more than one photo into what looks like a single image.
•enter photos that may have been published or used elsewhere.
•enter photos of other kinds of artwork, as long as you made the artwork, too.
Don't enter photos that ...
•you didn't take, or for which someone else owns the copyright.
•just show someone else's copyrighted work (for example, a photo of a painting).
•serve mainly to advertise a product.
•show nudity, drugs, violence, or symbols or acts of hatred.
•are illegal or prohibited.
•violate Flickr's community guidelines:

By entering your photos, you agree to all of the above. We reserve the right to disqualify photos for any reason; we'll remove disqualified photos from the pool.

By submitting photos, you give the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) permission to use them for non-profit governmental purposes, including but not limited to environmental education and awareness. This permission includes, but is not limited to, publication by EPA in printed materials, television broadcasts, Web sites, or our intranet. You will not be compensated for such use. However, where reasonable, we will give you credit for the photos.

Additional Info

  • Accepted content types: Photos, Videos, Images
  • Accepted safety levels: Safe
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