Will You Accept the #Trashtag Challenge?

If you’re familiar with the current trends on the internet, you may have seen or your friend may have tagged you to do a certain challenge on social media.

 

Numerous dance challenge, no mirror makeup challenge, 10 years challenge, and even the creepiest Momo challenge were all made just for fun and games. Fortunately, an Arizona man became a game changer.

 

Finally, a worthy challenge was invented to make a change and save our environment. And the good news is, people all over the world are doing this!

 

THE TRASHTAG CHALLENGE

 

It all started when a man from Arizona named Byron Román posted a photo collage on his Facebook account. The first photo shows him sitting in the middle of a filthy place somewhere in the woods. The second photo shows him standing on the same place but the trash on the ground were all picked up and put into trash bags.

 

The photo has a caption that says, “Here is a new #challenge for all you bored teens. Take a photo of an area that needs more cleaning or maintenance, then take a photo after you have done something about it, and post it. Here are the people doing it #BasuraChallenge #trashtag Challenge, join the cause. #BasuraChallengeAZ

   

THE EFFECT

 

People around the world joined and participated in the new trend. The #Trashtag and #ChallengeForChange were taken seriously by a lot of people and the effect is priceless!

 

Here are some of the best before and after photos from different countries:

 

Nepal

 
#trashtag challenge in Nepal

Image Credit: reddit.com

 

Mumbai, India

 
#trashtag challenge in Mumbai, India

Image Credit: twitter.com

#trashtag #TrashChallenge Around 500 volunteers helped with the cleanup of 5 million kg of trash from this Mumbai beach.” –Pratika RCC Pipes Hyderabad

 

Cebu, Philippines

 
#trashtag challenge in Cebu, Philippines

Image Credit: facebook.com

 

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

 
#trashtag Challenge in Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Image Credit: ph.news.yahoo.com

 

Washington, D.C.

 
#trashtag challenge in Washington, D.C.

Image Credit: twitter.com

 

Overall, #ChallengeForChange and #trashtag were the best challenges made by mankind. Also, this challenge doesn’t only encourage others to clean but it also gave us hope that we can still save our mother Earth.

 

If they can do it, why can’t we? To the person who is reading this, we dare you to do a #trashtag challenge.

Samantha Baluyot

Sam joined Remit this 2018. She is a Journalism graduate who loves to see the world in different point of views. Her goal in writing is to inspire her readers to have a better perspective and to live a meaningful life. She may look aloof but she’s a very friendly and a happy-go-lucky person.

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