Geovation Greener Smarter Communities Challenge

Be Plastic Clever; because anything else is just stupid, right?

The smart thing about the Be Plastic Clever initiative is that, like all good ideas, it’s really simple: local people (individuals, families, kids) working with local establishments (businesses, cafes, festivals and schools) to reduce their use of unnecessary single-use plastic items. Simply provide an easy-to-implement framework and some ready-made free-to-download online resources that can work at any scale (criteria, ...more »

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Bags in Trees - PinPoint Maps - Crowdsource in Seconds.

The back story and new idea: So we started mapping plastic bag pollution around the world to raise awareness to single use plastics at www.bagsintrees.org & Twitter/bagsintrees. A bag in a tree seemed like the perfect symbolisation of consumerism taking over the natural world, and it’s our duty to clean up the mess. It may seem hard to reach but team work makes it possible. Things have changed. The plastic bag tax has ...more »

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