Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action.

#breakfreefromplastic is a global movement of nearly 1300 organizations envisioning a future free from plastic pollution.

Fashion Revolution is a global movement that celebrates fashion as a positive influence while also scrutinizing industry practices and raising awareness of the fashion industry’s most pressing issues.

Shareable is a nonprofit media outlet and action network that empowers people to share for a more resilient, equitable, and joyful world.

Arts Thread is a digital platform worldwide for emerging artists and designers that hosts our joint design competition to “Disrupt Black Friday”.

1300 Fab Labs as technical prototyping platforms are located in almost every major city in the world.  The FAB City is a global project to develop locally productive and globally connected self-sufficient cities.
www.fab.city

The Restart Project is a social enterprise that aims to fix our relationship with electronics, while preventing e-waste. They promote Restart Parties, community repair events where people teach each other how to repair their broken devices.

fff – future fashion forward coordinates Fashion Revolution in Germany and engages within German structures a change for a more transparent and sustainable textile industry. Fff creates events, platforms, networks and education to connect science, politics, economy and society.

Giacimenti Urbani Association, is based on the principles of cooperation, respect for the environment, the territory and people and brings together people that promote sustainable living, waste reduction, soft mobility and all lifestyles consistent with this objective. Reuse, repair, recycle and counteract climate change.

Zero Waste Italy provides contacts, skills and training to Italian Zero Waste initiatives such as the Zero Waste Research Center of the municipality of Capannori, with Ambiente and Futuro, with Anpas Nazionale and with the Volunteering and Participation Center of Lucca. It also links the Italian Zero Waste Initiatives with European and global networks, promoting 10 STEPS TO ZERO WASTE. 

The first Fab Lab in Hamburg was founded in 2011 in Hamburg’s busiest district: St. Pauli. Today its a meeting point for many people who want to use the typical Fab Lab machines or to start projects with other people. Originally initiated from the cross-issue Right to city movement, Fabulous St. Pauli follows the motto: The city is our factory!

Ambassadors

Welcome 2018 MAKE SMTHNG Ambassadors! Ambassadors are exceptional event organizers and online influencers that support the maker movement in their local communities, and are more intimately involved in MAKE SMTHNG Week planning.

João Leão, VIVA Fab Lab (Portugal)
Leão is a Product Designer and Co-founder of VIVA Fab Lab situated in Portugal. VIVA is a hub to promote Education, Design and Innovation in the maker community. www.viva-the.com

Jennifer Refat, Craftic (Canada)
Jen is the founder of Craftic, a platform and community where you can find and share fun DIY projects and creative inspiration that will help you use up your craft supplies!
www.craftic.com

Marlena Sdrenka – Zero Waste Plant Power (Germany)
Sustainability consultant Marlena runs Zero Waste Plant Power, a knowledge hub for all things around zero waste, plastic-free life, sustainable consumption and minimalism www.zerowasteplantpower.com  www.zerowaste-germany.com

Monika Krawczykowska – Slogan Ethical & Vegan Clothing (Poland)
Sustainable Fashion Designer and founder of Slogan clothing brand. She is an eco fashion activist, Greenpeace volunteer and DJ at the weekends.
www.not-a-slogan.com

Jo Xiaozhou Zhang (Australia)
Jo is a former Greenpeace MAKE SMTHNG / Detox Campaigner and is now working for women leadership in Brisbane, Australia, where she supports MAKE SMTHNG by organizing workshop events.

Ellen Mulcrone
(UK)
Ellen is a multi-media visual artist, creating installation spaces that alter in some way our perception. Through these spaces, stillness, reflection and introversion is celebrated.
https://www.pearpod.co.uk/