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Celebs team up with climate activist to end plastic pollution

Words by Abi Scaife

A group of celebs are making waves with a video encouraging people to cut down on plastic.

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Charity Tearfund has joined with celebrities encouraging people to cut down on their plastic waste this July. Tearfund released a video with celebrities such as award-winning actor Tamsin Greig and David Gyasi, star of Netflix's current hit series The Diplomat, alongside environmental campaigner Laura Young, aka Less Waste Laura. The video encourages people to take part in Tearfund’s new initiative - Rubbish Bin-go.

Rubbish Bin-go?

Rubbish Bin-go is a new social media challenge created by Tearfund - a month-long bingo game where the aim of the game is to reduce your plastic waste!

Even more celebs are backing the challenge, with big names like Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin, baker and author Martha Collison, children's TV presenter Gemma Hunt and brand founder and author Liz Earle getting involved.

To learn more about Tearfund and Rubbish Bin-go, head to the Tearfund website.

Charity check-in 

At Smiley Movement, we like to elevate the work of charities across the world. Here are three charities whose causes align with the themes in this article.

Tearfund. This is a Christian charity that partners with churches in more than 50 of the world’s poorest countries, tackling poverty through sustainable development. Find out more here.

WaterAid. WaterAid is working to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation. Find out more here.

Charity: Water. This is a global nonprofit organisation on a mission to end the water crisis by bringing clean and safe water and sanitation programs to all. Learn more here.

This article aligns with the UN SDG Climate Action.

This article aligns with the following UN SDGs

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