What Can i do? Participate in the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge

The Tide Turners Plastic Challenge is a global youth movement to fight plastic pollution around the world. It is designed to inspire young adults to reflect upon their plastic consumption, discover solutions to reduce this consumption, and lead change in their homes, communities, institutions and offices

By joining the challenge, you will be part of an entire generation of young leaders who are changing the world, one action at a time!

Why Should I participate?

Knowledge

You will learn about the negative impacts of plastic pollution on nature and man, and feel inspired to change your own plastic use, and encourage others around you. When we know better, we do better!

Action

This planet is our home, and it is our responsibility to keep it safe and clean. In India, each individual consumes close to 11 kgs of plastic annually. This is why every individual action matters!

Leadership

Plastic pollution is a man-made problem, and we all must do our part to solve it. This is your chance to be a champion in your community and lead change!

Who can participate?

Everyone is welcome!

If you are youth (11-35 years of age) and keep the desire to make a difference, register for the challenge as an individual and embark upon a journey to become a Tide Turner Champion.

The challenge is open to eco clubs from schools or any other youth clubs who wish to take the challenge as a team/group. Register your school or institution as an eco club to take action against single use plastic consumption.

How can I participate?

Here are the simple steps to join and complete this challenge. Scoring enough points will clear you to move to the next level.

1. Register

- Register now and fill out your details
- Log into your dashboard
- Read the Plastic Tide-Turners Toolkit
- Start the first level

2. Level 1

- Watch a movie
- Check your plastic footprint
- Adopt sustainable habits to earn your beginner badge

3. Level 2

- Conduct a plastic audit
- Start a waste management scheme in your home
- Earn a leader badge

4. Level 3

- Promote sustainable consumption & production by influencing consumers and businesses
- Educate others and continue your advocacy efforts
- Earn a champion badge

5. Certificate

- Complete the challenge
- Download your certificate
- Bask in the glory of the change you made!
 

1. Register

- Register your school/club as an eco club
- Log into your dashboard
- Read the Plastic Tide-Turners Toolkit
- Start the first level

2. Training

- Connect with your state nodal agency coordinator to attend the orientation webinar

3. Implementation

- Login in to your dashboard
- Upload the details of your eco club members
- Download the tide turner toolkit and reporting formats for the challenge
- Organize an orientation session for the students of your eco-club

4. Level 1

- Learn about the plastic menace and what action you can take through interactive activities, movies etc

5. Level 2

- Organize a digital event

5. Level 3

- Conduct a survey, Innovate a solution to plastic problem, Implement your idea to manage the plastic waste problem

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