Viral Internet Challenge is Spurring People Around the World to Pick Up Tons of Trash and Then Snap Photos


Cleaned up a beach in Belgium! #trashtag via /r/pics https://t.co/4ZDHCzEGs5 pic.twitter.com/O6AHGZ6jhX

— Bomb Voyage (@v0y4ge) March 10, 2019

Rather than eating tide pods or spoonfuls of cinnamon, an eco-friendly new social media trend is inspiring people around the world to clean up litter.

#trashtag seems to be going viral. This is one from Nepal. This is the kind of internet craze I can get behind. ✊🏼💚

A post shared by Vegan Memes From The Soul (@veganmemedealer) on Mar 10, 2019 at 3:29am PDT

Though the #TrashTag challenge has reportedly been around for several years, it recently became a trending topic on Instagram, Twitter, and Reddit.

Hey @camerondallas the community in my home town in Mexico got together and cleaned up garbage #TrashChallenge #TrashChallenge #trashtag pic.twitter.com/hk9kNTVmSZ

— GermanG (@ger__mann) March 11, 2019

Participants are challenged to find an outdoor area that has been littered with trash and take two photos of…

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