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Join TED-Ed and students around the world in understanding and helping solve the global plastic waste problem. Ready to take action?

Join the Challenge


Welcome to the ALL_TOGETHER GLOBAL CLEANUP! Global plastic waste is a problem that affects us all, and all of us can be part of the solution.

  1. Join the Challenge.
  2. Understand the problem. Review 11 lessons that will help you understand how plastic waste affects our natural world, and how you can take action to eliminate it.

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The Litterati app is empowering individuals to make a significant, measurable impact on the environment. Join more than 150,000 people in 117 countries on Litterati in the combined effort to clean up our planet.

Join TED-Ed’s Cleanup Challenge on Litterati with these steps:

  1. Download the Litterati app:

  2. Create a new account. When the app asks for a challenge code, enter code TEDED.
  3. Be sure to finish registering for your account by adding an email address or Facebook account to save your progress.

Download the app to get started.