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#DitchPlastics this Valentine’s Day! Share Your Video!

February 1-18, 2022



  • This Valentine’s Day let’s pledge to ditch plastic to show our love for our oceans and our planet.

    Plastic waste pollutes our land, flows into rivers, and ends up in oceans. It is killing wildlife, damaging ecosystems, and harming fisheries and tourism which are key sources of jobs for the people and economies of South Asia.

    Tell us in a 30-second video what you will do this Valentine’s day and throughout the year to reduce your use of single-use plastics! 

    Click here to record your video

    We will share the best videos across our social media channels. Join us to reduce plastic pollution today! 

  • Click here to submit your video and follow the steps. It's easy and takes less than a minute. Check out our other video submissions.

    Before you submit, please read the terms and conditions on this page.

    Keep in mind:

    • Keep it short and sweet - less than 1 minute.
    • Record in a quiet place (no music or background noise). Make sure to record horizontally.
    • Make sure the video is not shaky, the camera must be still while filming.
    • A selection of videos will be shared on our social media channels.
    • Participants must be at least 18 years old.
    • There is no fee payable to make a submission. 
  • By submitting an entry, you are giving your consent to the World Bank Group to use your name, quotes from your submission or reproduction(s) of your video, in part or in whole, in its media activities, publications (including the Internet/Web such as blogs), and social media channels and without expectation of compensation or other remuneration, now or in the future. Rights to edit copy where the publishers deem necessary is reserved although entrants will be fully credited.

    Participants must be at least 18 years old.

    There is no fee payable to make a submission.

    All submissions are public and not private communications. The World Bank Group is not responsible for (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information used in connection with the social media campaign; or (ii) failures or errors which may occur in the administration of the social media campaign. To the fullest extent permitted by law, The World Bank Group excludes liability and entrants agree to release and hold harmless The World Bank Group for any damage, loss, liability or injury to person or property or for any claim arising as a result of your submission.

    By submitting an entry, you grant the Bank exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free and worldwide permission to use and publicly display, use in printed publications of the World Bank, its social media platforms, its websites, or in any other media with appropriate attribution to you as the owner of the entry. The World Bank has the sole discretion to use or not use an entry, or to take down an entry already posted to any of its digital channels. All Bank decisions are final and unappealable.

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    The promoter is the World Bank Group of 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20433.


    To participate, the World Bank Group will collect personal details pertaining to name, age, email, Twitter and/or Instagram handle, country of residence to administer the social media campaign. This data will be destroyed after two (2) years. The World Bank Group will process your details in accordance with our Privacy Notice. By entering this competition, you agree to World Bank Group’s use of your entry and processing of your personal data. The World Bank Group may also publish the participant’s name, Twitter and/or Instagram handle and region with the selected entry.