The St Andrews Prize for the Environment

University of St Andrews

ConocoPhillips

2020 Finalist

Reducing Landfill Waste From Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Reducing Landfill Waste From Humanitarian Relief Efforts

Pioneering the simple environmental practice of washing and upcycling used materials with the vision that it will become the status quo. 

Dirty Girls of Lesvos has washed over 1,200 tonnes of material which would otherwise have become landfill, with the intention of continuing until government and non-government organisations involved in refugee aid follow the example and make recycling materials a line item in their budgets.

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