RESCUE – Raise your voice against Plastic

RESCUE – Raise your voice against Plastic

Implementation period: 01.12.2022 – 30.11.2024 (24 months)
Assistance program: ERASMUS+
Project number: 2022-1-AT01-KA220-YOU-000086418
Field: Cooperation partnerships in youth

Project description:

RESCUE main topics

  • Environment and climate change
  • Green skills
  • Quality and innovation of youth work
The RESCUE project aims to validate youth work, informal and non-formal learning, and support quality development and innovation in youth work. The RESCUE project empowers youth workers with tools, methods and activities to strengthen young people’s sense of green initiatives (e.g., campaigns) and volunteering acting as agents of change for environmental and sustainable development.

RESCUE objectives include:

-To raise awareness among young people on the long-term impact of plastic on the environment and human health.

-To promote more sustainable consumption patterns of plastics for young people, to stimulate change.

-To build environmentally friendly behaviours and attitudes among young people.

-To provide youth workers with tools and methodologies to transfer knowledge to young people regarding the use of plastic and motivate them to the run of initiatives.

-To connect young people through green campaigns and give them the opportunity to learn, cooperate, volunteer, and disseminate their experiences to peers and the society.

-To equip the partners’ staff with the know-how to apply green, plastic-free practices inside their organizations.

RESCUE target audience

  • Young people (16-27 years old)
  • Youth workers
  • Youth organizations

RESCUE project results

  1. “Raise you voice against plastic” E-learning Platform
  2. “How to run a green campaign” Guide
  3. “Become a Green Ambassador” Campaign

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Südwind – Vienna (Austria) – project coordinator

Jugend- und Kulturprojekt e.V. – Dresden (Germany)

KAINOTOMIA – Larisa (Greece)

Centre For Education And Entrepreneurship Support – Rzeszow (Poland)

Youth Europe Service – Potenza (Italy)

Cuiablue – Tallinn (Estonia)