News and Newsletters

August 6, 2019
World Clean Up Day 2019

Get involved!! We will be cleaning up in Italy and the UK on the 21st September!! Email us at [email protected] to get involved or check out the World Clean Up Day 2019 website to find out more about cleans ups where you are! Download the Trashout App to map your trash….

July 12, 2019
A Plastic Wave

My name is Austin Simpson and I am 14 years old. I’ve always hated seeing what we humans have done to our planet. I’ve always had a passion with keeping our Earth clean, but didn’t know what to do to make a change. Eventually I came up with an idea to make a difference. I […]

July 2, 2019
Plastic Free July

Plastic Free Foundation The Plastic Free Foundation Ltd is an independent, not-for-profit organisation established in 2017. The mission of the Plastic Free Foundation is guided and informed by our core values: Honesty and integrity Inclusivity of people, ideas, visions and approaches A focus on providing solutions Authenticity and collaboration The belief that small changes add […]

June 3, 2019
Five future super foods

Following the theme of the International Day of Biological Diversity, here is an article from the BBC about five future super foods that we could start eating to help the planet…. cactus cake anyone?! We are already eating plenty of seaweed. These five foods come from a list of 50 ‘future foods’ made by Knorr […]

May 28, 2019
GTT 5th Anniversary!! 💚 💚 💚

Green Teen Team was proud to celebrate the fifth anniversary this week! Theodora has come a long way from from opening the first project, Chelonia in 2014, at Parco Natura Viva near Verona in Italy, to speaking at the World Association of  Zoos and Aquariums annual conference in Bangkok, Thailand in 2018! We look forward […]

May 22, 2019
International Day of Biological Diversity

The other special day is the International Day of Biological Diversity, 22nd May, the theme this year, Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health. This message from the Convention on Biological Diversity is super important as whilst we are worrying about the weather and why it keeps changing, the decline in species is accelerating and this […]

May 20, 2019
World Bee Day 🐝 🐝 🐝

Two special days this month, first World Bee Day, set by the United Nations. To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators, (of which bees top the charts) the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development. We celebrate on May 20th as this date coincides with the birthday of Anton Janša, who in […]

April 12, 2019
New GTT Ambassador!!

We are happy to introduce Alyssa from Virginia, USA, as a new GTT Ambassador. Check out Alyssa’s Instagram page @alyssasbees Read what Alyssa says on her supporters stories page here