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New viral challenge encourages people to pick up litter in their community

Posted at 6:37 PM, Mar 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-11 20:47:48-04

Finally, a viral challenge that helps. People all over the world are using the hashtag #trashtag to post photos of trash bags filled with litter they have collected.

Although the original hashtag has been used since 2015 by UCO, a company that makes outdoor gear. The hashtag got a second wind this weekend on Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter with people finding areas with a lot of litter, cleaning up and sharing their photos online.

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This challenge seems to hold more merit than previous internet challenges like the Harlem Shake, Mannequin Challenge, and the Water Bottle flip challenge.