For Spread the Word 2019 you have the choice to make one of the two video outlines below. We want you to have fun and be creative! Your video should educate and inspire your school community to make some changes and help protect our environment! 


OPTION 1: Three Items You Can Actually Recycle

Select three items from below (or come up with your own):

  • Ink cartridge (helpful link here)

  • Soft plastics (helpful link here)

  • Mobile phones (helpful link here

  • Batteries (helpful link here

  • Coffee capsules, beauty products, oral care products (helpful link here)



OPTION 2: Three Single-Use Items to Swap

Select three items from below (or come up with your own):

  • Replace plastic straw with reusable straw (or no straw)

  • Replace single-use plastic bottle with reusable water bottle

  • Replace plastic bags with cotton, hemp or jute natural fibre bags

  • Replace cling wrap with beeswax wrap

  • Replace sandwich bags with reusable container



The winning video will be announced at The Wave in October. There will be prizes for the top 3 submissions. Prizes TBC.



  • Maximum video length is 1 min 30 seconds

  • Please wear your green EcoMarines shirts

  • Feel free to include other students/teachers/parents (with permission)

  • Show your video as much as possible (at assembly, e-newsletter, social media (remember to tag us))


Video Submission

  • You can make the video any time in the year, but it must be submitted to Kylie@ecomarines.com by Friday 11th October.

  • You can upload the video to YouTube and send us the link (option to make it private), upload to Dropbox or a different file sharing system (email us if you're having issues), or post us a USB in a padded envelop to:

Penny Limbach

Tangalooma EcoMarines

PO Box 1102

Eagle Farm, QLD, 4009


Tips for Making Videos with iPad

PAST WINNERS (from primary schools) 

2018 WINNER - Park Lake State School
2017 WINNER - Hilder Road State School 
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