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
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.
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.
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.
August 25, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo
Fridays for Future protests strive to make climate action a priority for policymakers and businesses alike
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.
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.
July 23, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo
This blog represents the second of two installments about efforts to clean up the Anacostia River and encourage local policy action in favor of plastic reduction and a circular economy.
July 19, 2019 | Matthew Capuano-Rizzo
This blog represents the first of two installments about efforts to clean up the Anacostia River and encourage local policy action in favor of plastic reduction and a circular economy.
December 21, 2018 | Sydney Rico, Teen Coordinator
The Global Co Lab Network is working with the Smithsonian Conservation Commons to connect youth worldwide to fight against plastic pollution.