Did you know that David Luke Schoolwear make eco uniform out of recycled plastic bottles? In doing so, we’ve prevented 20 million plastic bottles from going to landfill since 2012.

That’s our eco story, what’s yours?

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Maybe you’ve started a blog about an environmental issue or campaigned to reduce the use of plastic straws in your community. You might be a champion litter picker that loves to keep beaches or your favourite park clean.

16 under 16

Whatever your eco passion David Luke Eco Uniform want to hear from you. We’re launching ʻ16 Under 16ʼ, our search for the UK’s most influential 16 young people under the age of 16 in the fight against plastic pollution, litter and other sustainability-led issues.

We’ve enlisted some pretty awesome partners to help us identify the next generation of champions for change including Amy and Ella Meek aka Kids Against Plastic and Eco Schools.

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Think you want to get involved? Grab a grown-up and read on…

Any young person living in the UK under the age of 16 can nominate themselves, but parents, guardians and teachers are also welcome to help, or they can enter on behalf of a young person aged 16 and under.

Make sure we can get in touch to let you know if you or the person you are entering have been shortlisted as one of our 16 under 16’s. If you are applying as yourself please provide us with the details of a grownup, that might be a teacher, parent or grandparent… just remember to ask their permission first!

The successful 16 kids will be picked by a judging panel from David Luke, Eco-Schools and Kids Against Plastic. We will be in touch with successful entrants by the end of June 2018. Closing date for entries is 25.06.18.

T&C’s: Open to UK residents only. We may require our 16 finalists to be available to attend a celebration event at which a photographer may be present.

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Passionate about our planet? Got what it takes to be one of our Champions of Change? We want to hear your story, what you have been doing? Simply attach a 500-word document telling us more about your eco activities.
If you are entering on behalf of someone please do not include personal details at this stage.

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A word from our partners

"16 Under 16 is a platform for the next generation to share their stories and inspire others to engage in issues that are important to them. Whatever your eco passion, we want to hear your story."

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“It’s really important for children and young people to make a difference whilst they have the power of youth on their side. Young people can have the loudest voices, so get involved with 16 Under 16 and let's spread the word about what you're doing to action eco-change in your community.”

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"Young people have the most to gain from any positive impacts we can make to our environment – and these most passionate, inspiring young people have the greatest potential to influence others too."

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