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Southern Africa: #Trash Hack Media Campaign Week Review


Staff Reporter

The #Trash Hack Media Compaign has spanned into the second week after a successful virtual launch on Monday. The global compaign spearheaded by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cutural Organization(UNESCO) in partnership with Zimbabwe Sunshine Group(ZSG).

The Sunshine Network across Southern Africa have already started unleashing the global compaign.

The campaign mode is set to have a wider rich of audiences backed by the utilization of digital platforms.

Use of social media platforms will inevitably drive young people’s desire to seriously take part in environmental issues and will cascade down in unlocking opportunities in the existing challenges.
Since the launch on Monday, social media corridors have been awash with posts and this became one of the major output of the #Trash Hack Compaign.

Why #Trash Hack Compaign?

Obtaining reality on the ground reveals that, young people constitute a greater number of the world’s population hence should be part to the solutions of the challenges being faced. Climate Change being at the centre of a plethora of global challenges, young people needs to take concrete actions in paving way towards a sustainable future.
Against this background #Trash Hack offers young people an opportunity to realize their stake in being part of the environmental solutions.
Trash Hack anchors on raising awareness on the reduction of waste through the implementation of integrated waste management best practices.
The Sunshine network has already condensed all the social media corridors with amazing posts that speaks to great initiatives being undertaken by young people in waste management and recycling.
The global campaign expected to be a game-changer in triggering a waste rercycling atmosphere in Southern Africa as part of environmental solutions.

Sunshine Network in Southern Africa

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Tendai Guvamombe
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