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Start young and take action. Diana Vicezar, an 18-year-old social entrepreneur, tells how her passion for the environment led her to create an initiative to raise awareness about plastic pollution and animal welfare

Mymba Rayhu (Animal Love)

September 6, 2019 | Diana Vicezar

Start young and take action. Diana Vicezar, an 18-year-old social entrepreneur, tells how her passion for the environment led her to create an initiative to raise awareness about plastic pollution and animal welfare

Est-ce que la réduction des déchets vous intéresse ? Regardez cette affiche composée par l’Eco Teen Action Network pour commencer vos efforts ! Adolescents qui ont déjà implémenté des solutions aux problèmes comme la gaspillage alimentaire sont disponibles pour répondre à vos questions

Eco-Teen Action Network Infographie sur la réduction des déchets dans votre école

August 30, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo

Est-ce que la réduction des déchets vous intéresse ? Regardez cette affiche composée par l’Eco Teen Action Network pour commencer vos efforts ! Adolescents qui ont déjà implémenté des solutions aux problèmes comme la gaspillage alimentaire sont disponibles pour répondre à vos questions

¿Estás interesado en reducir el desperdicio en tu escuela? Vea el infográfico de Eco Teen Action Network para comenzar. Los adolescentes ecológicos que han implementado con éxito este programa en sus escuelas están disponibles para ayudarlo y responder cualquier pregunta.

Eco-Teen Action Network Infográfico sobre cómo reducir el desperdicio en su escuela

August 28, 2019 | Giovanna Ferreira Rojas

¿Estás interesado en reducir el desperdicio en tu escuela? Vea el infográfico de Eco Teen Action Network para comenzar. Los adolescentes ecológicos que han implementado con éxito este programa en sus escuelas están disponibles para ayudarlo y responder cualquier pregunta.

After a summer community service trip, teen activist, Kayla Peale, takes action against plastic pollution by focusing her efforts to implement change within her own community. She created an organization, For A Strawless Sea, based out of high school in Arlington, VA that combats single-use plastics, specifically the plastic straw.

For a Strawless Sea

August 27, 2019 | Kayla Peale

After a summer community service trip, teen activist, Kayla Peale, takes action against plastic pollution by focusing her efforts to implement change within her own community. She created an organization, For A Strawless Sea, based out of high school in Arlington, VA that combats single-use plastics, specifically the plastic straw.

Click here to learn more about a high schooler's journey to fight plastic pollution and reveal common misconceptions about the waste crisis.

A Period of Consequences or Progress?

August 27, 2019 | Ellie Cowan

Click here to learn more about a high schooler's journey to fight plastic pollution and reveal common misconceptions about the waste crisis.

Fridays for Future protests strive to make climate action a priority for policymakers and businesses alike

Fridays for Future protests

August 25, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo

Fridays for Future protests strive to make climate action a priority for policymakers and businesses alike

We attended the UN High-Level Political Forum with the support of the Global Co Lab Network who we represented at the United Nations and the Eco Teen Action Network.

Teens attend the United Nations High Level Political Forum

August 24, 2019 | Krithika Layagala - Rhoshini Raghuraman

We attended the UN High-Level Political Forum with the support of the Global Co Lab Network who we represented at the United Nations and the Eco Teen Action Network.

Contact Eco-Teen Action Network if any questions.

Eco-Teen Action Network Info-graphic on how to reduce waste in your school

August 2, 2019 |

Are you interested to reduce waste at your school? See the Eco Teen Action Network infographic to get started. Eco Teens who have successfully implemented this program in their schools are available to help you along and answer any questions.

Garreth Bartholomew and Matthew Capuano-Rizzo from Eco-Teen Action Network pose with the recyclable portion of their school-wide waste audit on April 27, 2019.

How to foster food sustainability in your school, community, and beyond!

August 2, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo and Garreth Bartholomew

Food waste and security are some of the most pressing environmental and social issues in the world today. Yet too often these issues seem to be on an abstract, global scale. Two teens in Northern Virginia took on the challenge of food sustainability on a local scale with a global vision to make a difference in their community.

 “ In China, entrepreneurs have found a new, productive way to dispose of food scraps: feeding it to cockroaches… more”

The Roach Approach to Food Waste

August 2, 2019 | Annabel Williams

Food waste is one of the main environmental and economic problems facing countries around the world. In China, entrepreneurs have found a new, productive way to dispose of food scraps: feeding it to cockroaches.

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