Riga Technical University, in collaboration with the Swedish Institute and Sweden Alumni Network Latvia/Estonia, is proud to present Plastic-Free Week, an initiative aimed at promoting sustainable living and reducing single-use plastic consumption. From November 20th to November 26th, we invite students, faculty, and the wider community to participate in this meaningful campaign.
How to Participate:
1. Capture the Change: Take a picture illustrating your efforts to reduce or eliminate single-use plastics from your daily life. This could showcase innovative solutions to common plastic challenges, presented through drawings, handcrafted solution, or any creative means of your choice.
2. Share on Instagram: Post your picture on your Instagram account, tagging @RTU.lv and using the hashtags #PlasticFreeWeekSI and #SIAlumniLVEE.
3. Tell Your Story: Accompany your image with a brief caption (maximum 100 words) describing how your initiative contributes to reducing single-use plastic consumption.
• Submission Period: November 20th to November 26th, 2023.
• Eligibility: Open to participants with public Instagram accounts; photos of children must be taken by their parents.
• Judging and Prizes: The winning entries, selected jointly by Riga Technical University and Sweden Alumni Network Latvia/Estonia, will receive exciting prizes. The award ceremony will take place at Getlini EKO on 01st of December, 2023.
• All submitted images may be featured on the social media platforms and website of the Swedish Institute and Sweden Alumni Network Latvia/Estonia.
• By participating, you grant the Swedish Institute and Sweden Alumni Network Latvia/Estonia the right to use the submitted images for promotional purposes.
• Ensure your Instagram account is public during the event period to be eligible.
Join us in making a difference! Let us create a plastic-free environment together and inspire others to adopt sustainable practices. For more information, stay tuned to our social media channels and website. Together, we can make a lasting impact on our planet.