Litter is stacking up around the world, causing problems for wildlife, waterways, and ourselves. But there are things we can do to help that won’t require a huge change to our lives! This circle explores a few ideas to inspire you and introduces some thought leaders already making a difference.

Take a stroll through this collection full of different ideas and see if one inspires you! All of these individuals and organizations are brilliant players acting inside of the #ConspiracyofGoodness. You can learn more about this movement by clicking the button below:

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This Circle was inspired by our May #ConspiracyofGoodness initiative to reduce and pick up litter! If you want to check out this May’s edition of The Conspiracy Chronicles–our monthly newsletter highlighting a problem in our world we can take action on and the innovators leading the charge–you can do that here. And if you want to subscribe to our Conspiracy of Goodness mailing list so you never miss an edition, click here!

In this Circle

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Our Plastic Waste Problem: It’s Not About Perfection

18 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

We all know that plastic waste is a huge problem, but what are we supposed to do about it? Turns out there's a lot we can do with just a few little changes!
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A Village Made of Plastic

10 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

What might happen if we placed more focus on the idea of inventing ever more creative and practical uses for what's already been made? Why keep making more "stuff"? There's something popping up in Panama that can inspire us all!
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#ConspiracyofGoodness: A Movement That’s Changing our Future

15 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

Why don't we know about the awe-inspiring people who are making the world a better place? There is already a movement underway of people working towards a better collective future and you're already a part of it. This is the Conspiracy of Goodness, the movement all around us just waiting to be celebrated!
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Trolls We Can All Come to Love!

11 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

What if we slowed our impulse to create new "stuff", and instead, focused on using what we already have in excess? Take trash for example. Is there endless potential in the things we are discarding? Here's is someone who is pointing to possibility in a wondrous way!
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Litterati: Connecting Us All and Changing Paradigms!

8 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

Have you heard of the amazing social media project that can eliminate litter from our planet? It's bringing together ordinary people, brands, governments and the power of big data--all with a novel artistic magnetism!
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Brilliant: Plastic Bottle Schools!

10 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

Innovation at its best may be when someone takes something we have a lot of and transforms it sustainably into something we need that is scarce. Take a look at this wonder!
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Bye Bye Plastic Bags

12 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

All over the world, plastic bags are becoming a major source of pollution. So, how do you solve a problem this big? You put two driven and passionate teenage sisters on the case. Here is their story...
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What Happens When Athletes and Scientists Team Up?

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By Samantha Burns

To put it simply: breakthroughs. This nonprofit is making it possible for scientists to get the data they need from every corner of the planet by teaming them up with the adventurers who are already there.
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Landfill Art: Amazing on Many Levels

9 minutes

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By Samantha Burns

What if we connected our world by finding amazing new ways to use the things we already have too much of: like garbage, for instance?
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