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There are several ideas that can be presented to students in order to make them further reflect on how they can act.

Examples of ideas:



  • At birthday parties offer the option to donate money to your chosen charity in replacement of a birthday gift.
  • Clean out your pantry. Fill a box with non-perishable foods and donate it to a food bank.
  • Your time can be more valuable than money.



  • Spread the word about hungry people, to have more people act.
  • Donate food to those in need.



  • Don’t smoke.
  • Make time for yourself and your friends.
  • Take blood tests once a year to prevent serious health problems.
  • Walk to school.



  • Display movies or television programs that are both informative and enjoyable for children.
  • Donate books to public libraries or public schools in need.
  • Share success stories, including stories that didn’t make the headlines. Every story is important even though they didn’t receive media coverage.



  • If you are a woman, know your rights and stand up for them.
  • Gender equality starts at home.



  • Conserve, conserve, conserve. When ice-cubes are left over from a drink, don’t throw them away. Put them into plants. -> Reduce, reuse, recycle. Use reusable bags and containers instead of single-use plastic.
  • Turn off the tap when brushing your teeth and while soaping in the shower. -> Reduce your carbon usage by opting to walk, bike, or use public transportation instead of driving a car for short distances.



  • Cover the pan with a lid. It reduces the amount of energy required to boil water by 75%.
  • Turn off electric equipment such as TVs and computers when going on holiday.
  • When boiling water, use only the necessary amount by filling the kettle accordingly.



  • Provide food for low-earning workers.
  • Encourage more job opportunities for youth.



  • Organize a community gathering to collect and donate used clothing, highlighting the issue of poverty and the importance of helping those in need.
  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and innovation and try to improve your technology skills every day.
  • Don’t throw away, give away. Donate unwanted or unused gadgets to local shelters or charities instead of discarding it. This can provide necessary furnishings for those in need and reduce waste.


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  • Make friends with people from different cultures.
  • Travel the world to learn about different cultures.
  • Read books that describe all cultures.
  • Expose children to a variety of cultures by reading storybooks that point out diverse traditions.


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  • Use public transport, city bikes and other modes for environmentally friendly transport.
  • Promote the use of environmentally friendly transportation options, such as public transportation, city bikes, and other modes of transport that are kinder to the planet.


SDG 12

  • Don’t keep clothes or other objects you are not using. Donate them.
  • Recycle!
  • Eat local.
  • Drink tap water when safe.


SDG 13

  • Drive less. Walk, cycle, or use public transportation.
  • Let your clothes air dry after washing.
  • Take reusable bags to stores.

SDG 14

  • Use fewer plastic products.
  • Only use your washing machine when full.


SDG 15

  • Eat seasonal products.
  • Buy recycled products.
  • Recycle used paper and go paperless where possible.


SDG 16

  • Vote in your country elections. Make your voice heard.
  • Stop violence against women and if you see it happen report it


SDG  17

  • Practice teamwork at home and at work.
  • Encourage cooperation projects related to sustainable development.