PickWaste originally started out as a volunteer project. We would meet up, to clean up litter in our community for one hour once a week. Over the span of a year and a half we managed to fill just under 1000 bags of litter and remove 21 000 cigarette butts from the downtown core. The initiative was featured all over national news.
It sounds great right? The only issue is we were not solving the real problem. We needed to pull out the roots of the tree and address the real issue. A lack of environmental education!
PickWaste is now an educational company that delivers fun, engaging presentations to students from grades 4-12. We teach kids to respect, understand and care for our common home. Over the past year we have delivered over 50 presentations, directly speaking in front of over 8000 people.