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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Natasha Salgado
Natasha Salgado2 years ago

It's effective marketing!!!

Lisa B.
Elizabeth B.4 years ago


Suzanne Hall
Suzanne Hall4 years ago

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

Eliza B.
Eliza B.4 years ago

love this group! Very effective, humor added.

Valerie G.
Val G.4 years ago

Forgot to thank you Miranda!

Valerie G.
Val G.4 years ago

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!

Beth Weatherbee
Beth Weatherbee4 years ago

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.

Rosemary G.
Rosemary Graf4 years ago

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

Lilithe Magdalene

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

Dietrich S.
Dietrich S.4 years ago

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).