Nifty·Posted on Mar 12, 2019The "Trashtag Challenge" Is A Wonderful Viral Trend That Has People Picking Up Trash EverywhereA viral challenge we can all get behind.by Javier MorenoBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Hashtag challenges are as varied as they are weird, but some can actually be wonderful. Kelllvvviiinnn @kelllvvviiinnn #trashtag seems to be trending. This one's from Nepal 🇳🇵 11:30 PM - 09 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Over the weekend, one called the “Trashtag Challenge” went viral. The challenge consists of before pictures of areas full of litter and trash heaps and after pictures of what they look like cleaned up. People then share the photos on social media with the hashtag #trashtag. The tag now has several people all over the world on Instagram, Reddit, and Twitter sharing photos bagging trash and cleaning up litter. Fred Schroeder @fred_schroeder #trashtag #TrashChallenge Picking up around Clifton with UCMC! 06:30 PM - 10 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite The initial trend started in 2015 when an outdoor lighting company called UCO created the hashtag to encourage people to pick up after themselves while out in the wilderness. The current tag features people cleaning trash on roadsides... City Dave @daavidcabrera_ Decided to pick up trash for my birthday and filled up 4 bags #20 #trashtag 10:27 PM - 10 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite ...beaches... Megan @bacon_N_megs Usually I’m against doing good deeds just to post it online but in the case of #trashtag i am 100% for it, if that’s what it takes. Good people are good. 08:43 PM - 10 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite ...and even while on vacation. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @undefined Many of the before and after pics show quite a difference. Shon Kapai @KapaiShon Here's from Nagaland, India. Students from #tetsocollege with the #trashtag movement! #ChallengeAccepted #TrashChallenge #trashtag challenge 10:58 AM - 11 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite A lot of people are taking pride in cleaning up these areas and rightfully so! Moston Litter Picker @AJDelusion Before and after. Makeup and clothes dumped near Moston Brook, now cleaned up 😀#litterpick #TrashTag 09:25 AM - 11 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite 😀😀😀 Adhiti @frizhbee I don't have a before-and-after picture, but here's a couple of pictures of me with my family picking up trash from the road side whenever we made a rest stop. #trashtag 04:16 AM - 10 Mar 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite This is one challenge the earth will love you for. View this photo on Instagram Instagram: @undefined Have you or someone you know participated in the Trashtag Challenge? If so please share your pics in the comments.