WWF: Ocean witness Tijmen shares his story (22-01-19)
“In the beginning hearing about the negative changes frustrated me, but later on it started to motivate me. This motivation made me approach the problems as challenges and it really pushed me to do something about it.” While travelling, Tijmen Sissing was shocked by the amount of polluted areas he encountered. Feeling the urge to make a positive change, he started to organize beach clean ups. His actions quickly gained a lot of attention. When he realized he was able to mobilize others too, he started a community called ‘Trashpackers’, which has now grown into a global movement and non-profit foundation. Today, Tijmen shares his story.
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