MEET OUR CHIEF DROP IT YOUTH AMBASSADOR, JULIA GRIFFERTY.
“WE STEADFASTLY SUPPORT OUR YOUTH, AND WILL EMPOWER THEM TO ACHIEVE THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF INNOVATION AND CREATIVITY IN ALL FIELDS.”
HH SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM
Drop It Youth supporting partners offer invaluable expertise in sustainability and green living practices in an education-driven environment. They encourage and promote general awareness on single-use plastic pollution or help reach out to a wide segment of the 11-22 years old population. Their role is to support the campaign with their unique skills, knowledge and their audience outreach.
Candidates should be between the ages of 11 and 22 by December 31, 2017. Candidates may apply as a group.
Create a 1 minute video to present yourself and your motivations. You should explore what sustainability means to you, prior projects related to green living, why you care for the planet.
Send video to firstname.lastname@example.org by December 14, 2017 Selected candidates will be informed by email in January 2018.
I commit to carry and refill non-toxic reusable bottles. I will always choose glass, stainless steel and ceramic over plastic.
Fancy a swim in a plastic ocean? No, not really, and nor do the fish and marine life...Wanting to make change actually happen, in Bali, two sisters aged 15 and 12 created a social enterprise called Bye Bye plastics bags* in 2013
Leading by example is exactly what Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai did last week on International Volunteer Day!
Did you know that the average person with a disposable lunch creates 1.95 kg of waste every day?
A daily disposable lunch for a school-aged child creates over 30 kgs of waste a year, on average.