A Drop in the Ocean at The Volks Railway in Brighton. Photo © Olga Lidia Saavedra Montes de Oca

3 Things You Can Do to Organise a Meaningful Community Project

Last year I ran a plastic/data project in Brighton, UK. We created a wave. Out of plastic bottle tops. It was — and is — over 50m long.

The project took 9 months. It involved 150 volunteers, 23 beach cleans, 7 containers to intercept bottle tops at shop and cafe counters, and 29,684 discarded bottle tops all collected from Brighton beach and seafront. If…