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Your Mission:

Develop a project or idea to reduce the use of single-use plastic and send it to our team at Save The Med.  The five teams who come up with the most impactful projects will be invited to join the Save The Med team for a marine science expedition exploring the wildlife in the Mediterranean Sea.

who can participate?

  • This project is open to all students living in the Balearic Islands aged 15-18   (14 year olds can participate if they turn 15 by December 31st 2022)

  • Team members must be in the same school and the same school year

Changemakers junior

  • For students in Mallorca aged 8 to 14 years old!

What types of projects

are we looking for?

The objective of you project will be to REDUCE THE USE of single-use plastic (including bioplastics). We are looking for creative solutions and ideas based on the three most important Rs: 

 

IMPORTANT: Projects focused on recycling or clean-ups will NOT be considered. Instead, explore ways in which your project can help REDUCE the amount of single-use plastic that is produced by companies and/or used by consumers in our everyday lives. 

 

There are no limits to how you can achieve this but we encourage you to consider the interest and talents of your team members, and think of creative ways of how you can apply them to develop an inspiring project! 

REDUCE
REFUSE
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MAKE AN IMPACT

Our judges will select up to 5 top projects

TWO MOST IMPACTFUL PROJECTS WILL BE INVITED ON-BOARD A:

Marine Science Expedition week with Save The Med

THREE PROJECTS WILL BE INVITED TO JOIN A:

Marine Science Excursion day with Save The Med

In addition, the classes of the five teams will be able to use an endowment of 500 euros from the Foundation to invest in an environmental activity, excursion or project.

If potential funders and/or investors find feasible ideas among the projects, students might be offered a possibility to develop their projects further. 

Download our CHANGEMAKERS BROCHURE for more details about the project,

participation and our evaluation criteria. If you have specific questions contact edu@savethemed.org

Special thanks to the Fundación Jesús Serra for supporting the Changemakers Project

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"This project is all about groups of students from all over the island taking action and creating an impact among their peers, in their schools and in their local communities. Thinking global, acting local in its essence."

Mari Gutic

Environmental Educator

Save The Med Foundation