Actions

We’ve laid out our top ways to take action at home, school, in your community, and beyond!

“You are not a drop in the ocean; you are the entire ocean in a drop.”

 – Rumi

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Join students around the world by using these step-by-step guides to make a positive impact.

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Create an account to track your hours and to get help and feedback.

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Earn community service hours, apply for a mini-grant, and share your story!

So far, Wayfinder Society members world-wide have spent

4286 Hours

to end plastic pollution.

Stop plastic pollution in its tracks.

Track your contribution.

Featured Action!

The Story of Plastic – Watch the Film

Watch this game-changing documentary about the effects of plastic on communities around the world. Complete this Action and the follow-up Action Systems Mapping to become eligible for our Student Mini-Grant.

Project image card - shows a person investigating head-high piles of plastic waste.

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Where do you want to make an impact?

At Home | At School
In my community | Beyond

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Explore Uplifting Solutions

Explore Uplifting Solutions

Tune into The Indisposable Podcast to hear inspiring discussions about how people are making "reduce and reuse" a reality.

Begin at home

Our homes are a comfy and easy place to start making change!

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Explore various eco-career pathways and interview someone who is in your field of interest.

School your school on being green

Changing habits at school has a multiplying impact – with the power to influence your whole community and beyond.

Our communities are our core units

Starting local is not only easier, but smarter. Change one community and the impact can grow from there.

Take it beyond your community to the global stage

Global collaboration is the key to shifting systemic issues.

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Explore various eco-career pathways and interview someone who is in your field of interest.

Inspire and Educate your Community

Share your knowledge with others to multiply your impact!

Get Ready to Reuse

Reusing what we already have is the way forward!

Ask Your Elders

Ask Your Elders

Learn about how your elders maximized their resources before the deluge of “disposables”.

Tackle Litter

Keep trash out of the environment.

Eat Without Plastic

Reduce plastic packaging and single-use foodware used at home, in school, and in your city.

Compost

By composting we isolate plastics as the main problem-material – and reduce carbon emissions!

Banish Plastic Bags

One of the easiest ways to reduce plastic in our lives.

Join the Movement

There are hundreds of organizations and thousands of people from around the world working together to address plastic pollution. Join us!

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Explore various eco-career pathways and interview someone who is in your field of interest.

Take Civic Action

Use your voice to change laws and create lasting impact.

Make change in 1 day

These actions are all created take 3 hours or less to complete! Every small action makes a difference.

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Eco-Career Wayfinding

Explore various eco-career pathways and interview someone who is in your field of interest.

Make change in 1 week

These actions are all created take between 4 and 8 hours, which you can distribute across a week! These project are great for school assignments, collecting community service hours, or just challenging yourself to dig in a bit deeper!

Go big and take charge!

These actions are all created to take more than 8 hours. These are big projects, so plan about a month or more to go from start to finish. Completing such a big project means big impact!