When hashtag social media challenges become viral, they’re generally bad news. The Tide pod challenge, cinnamon challenge, and that one where they are stuck condoms on their foremen were all pretty bad ideas.
But over the weekend, #Trashtag led viral, arousing young people throughout the world to buy a box of garbage bags and upright photos of themselves cleaning up their regional parks, coasts, and wilderness arenas.
It’s believed that the trend started on March 5 when Facebook user Byron Roman shared photographs of himself issuing a challenge to “bored teens” requesting them to “Take a photo of an arena that needs some clean or maintenance, then take a photo after you have done something about it, and berth it.”
The post has since been deleted “but its” shared over 300,000 times.
The hashtag campaign dates back to 2015 when UNCO, a company that manufactures tenting gear, started the #TrashTag project to challenge parties to pick up 10,000 sections of rubbish within a year.
Here are just a few of the hundreds of people who participated in the #Trashtag challenge 😛 TAGEND
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— shahnaseeb | shh nSyb (@ Shahnaseebb) March 11, 2019
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I am blown away with the response I came with my other berth encouraging people to take part in this new #trashtag challenge! My inbox is fraught with photos like this! Will be sure to jeep sharing them! – Tag a friend who needs some happy – Follow @themostwholesomememes for more affixes like this
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Students from @tetsocollege, Dimapur, agreed with the #Trashtag challenge. Are you up for the challenge to keep your environment empty? Tag us if you accept the challenge. Follow @ east.mojo for more story from NorthEast India and all over the #EastStory #NortheastIndia #trashchallenge #ChallengeAccepted #dimapur #tetsocollege #cleanliness #environmentfriendly #students #collegestudents #cleancity #garbage #assam #arunachalpradesh #manipur #mizoram #meghalaya #nagaland #sikkim #tripura
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Fleshmob # trashtag: pol’zovateli sotssetei so vsego mira ubiraiut musor i deliatsia fotografiiami <
> Parki, pliazhi i lesa — liudi dobrovol’no delaiut prirodu vokrug sebia chishche, prizyvaia ostal’nykh prisoedinit’sia k < >. 10 marta pol’zovatel’ Reddit na podsaite/ wholesomememes zapustil < > dlia < >. On poprosil pol’zovatelei < > vykladyvat’ fotografii do i posle uborki zagriaznionnykh territorii. V kommentariiakh predlozhili nazvanie dlia < > — #trashtag. Kommentatory vyrazili nadezhdu, chto dvizhenie naberiot populiarnost ‘, i sravnili ego s Ice Bucket Challenge po pol’ze, kotoruiu < > mozhet prinesti obshchestvu. Vskore fotografii ubrannykh pliazhei i parkov nachali poiavliat’sia v drugikh razdelakh Reddit. V tot zhe den’ pol’zovateli sozdali otdel’nyi sabreddit/ trashtag .
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Now, here’s a trend worth following. I’m sure we all know of places that can benefit from this #challenge in #Nepal and #allaroundtheworld From @ thegoodquote “Take a photo of an province that needs scavenge or upkeep then take a photo after you have done something about it, and affix it.” #trashtag #letittrend #trending