Our research shows that there’s still a long way to go to reverse the climate crisis, but the smallest actions can make the biggest difference.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with global social enterprise app Goodwall to launch a virtual challenge inviting young people to get involved in making small, future focused changes to help the environment and rewarding these inspiring actions with exclusive prizes.

Running from 28 July – 11 August 2021, the #SmallSteps challenge is open to both Dundee students and young people worldwide to share their top environmental tips. Be sure to set a reminder of the deadline!

Prizes include a one-to-one mentoring session with our very own Senior Lecturer of Geography and Environmental Science, Simon Cook, as well as a $2,000 prize pool. The winning entries will be selected via a jury vote including members from both Dundee and Goodwall.

To further inspire, speaker sessions will also be held with Simon Cook, alongside young environmental champions from across the globe including University of Dundee alumni and waste warrior Laura Young – better known on social media as @lesswastelaura.

Get involved with these simple steps:

  1. Think of a small action that can be implemented in everyday life which helps the environment. From cleaning the streets, to reducing meat in your diet. There are so many possibilities!
  2. Document yourself carrying this action out via a <60 sec video, or photo.
  3. Download the Goodwall app. It’s completely free and available on both Android/iOS.
  4. Post your entry on the app including the hashtag #SmallSteps.

You can also join group chats on the app and make connections with like-minded members of the community across the world.

Visit www.goodwall.io/tags/smallsteps for more information.

Good luck and we look forward to seeing your contributions!