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Eco Flashmob Gives a Big Round of Applause for Recycling! (VIDEO)

Eco Flashmob Gives a Big Round of Applause for Recycling! (VIDEO)

In the following video, a huge, eco-friendly flashmob gathers in Quebec to promote recycling. First, they plant an empty plastic bottle near a recycling bin. Then they wait for an unsuspecting Good Samaritan to come along.

Watch what happens:

 

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3:31PM PDT on Apr 14, 2013

It's effective marketing!!!

7:22AM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

cool

7:06AM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

Very cool! But I'm surprised that so many people passed the plastic bottle and didn't pick it up!

10:10AM PDT on Jun 27, 2011

love this group! Very effective, humor added.

8:58PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

Forgot to thank you Miranda!

8:50PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

Cool! Like Mark C. wrote, most of the containers in Quebec have a deposit.
I know I would have pick up the container but would have been so intimidated by the attention! But still like the idea!

5:46PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

We hope to have the students at our school monitor the garbage situation next year. We need to train our young to be very serious about managing garbage.

12:22PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

Canada is trying to get people to think about recycling even if only through video games. It's a small step.

10:15AM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

That was fabulous - and sad all at the same time.

1:00AM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

Great idea! Environment protection groups in all countries should follow this example in order to promote awareness (which is gone missing among our supersaturated population).

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