Its been a few days that a viral challenge is spreading across the web. It is #TrashTag Challange, where people go to places full of garbage around, pick up the trash, and post before and after pictures on social media.
This trending challenge has been posted thousands of posts across major social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit and more.
A new challenge has gone viral and this one is prompting people around the world to clean up their nearby green areas and post before/after photos.
How did it start?
Facebook user Byron Román first posted a picture that grabbed widespread attention online around the world on 5th March. However, this challenge was primarily initiated by UCO Gear in 2015 as TrashTag Project. UCO Grear is an outdoor lighting company based in Seattle.
He wrote the post -Here is a new #challenge for all you bored teens. Take a photo of an area that needs some cleaning or maintenance, then take a photo after you have done something about it, and post it. Here are the people doing it #BasuraChallenge #trashtag Challenge, join the cause. #BasuraChallengeAZ
TrashTag Challenge in Nepal
Unlike other trends that sweep across the internet, TrashTag Challenge also going viral in Nepal. Youngster cleaning the road, parks, fields and posting it on Facebook, Instagram. The #trashtag challenge in Nepal has been raising awareness of litter pollution around the urban areas.
A #trashtag challenge could be a social media challenge that makes the world a better place. So, it makes it viral and show the power of social media.
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Lets clean. . . #trashtag #trashtagchallenge #trashtagnepal
The challenge became popular after a Reddit post that challenged individuals to “make the world a better place. The challenge started on social media has made it around the world and encouraged people to get outside and help to clean up the environment. The trashtag challenge is an effort to clean up litter and trash on beaches, roadsides, parks, etc.
This challenge makes people feel good about themselves and the environment around them and helps to clean up spaces for others. As thousands of people go outdoors to help clear trash and litter, they help people focus on taking care of their community for future generations and others.