Upcycle a lame tweet, raise money for eco-education
Re:cycled Tweets lets you upcycle your friends' lame tweets into something more interesting -- while sending a cent towards recycling education.
Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 12:51 PM
Image courtesy of recycledtweets.com
I’m so green my tweets recycle themselves and donate to charity too! Or rather, my tweets are so lame people recycle them for me.
Huh? Yes — That’s what I wondered too. For those who aren’t yet on Twitter, my explanation now will still leave you wondering “Huh?” — but for all my fellow lame tweeters out there, here’s what’s happening. Global Inheritance
— the green noprofit that brought you Environmentaland — teamed up with marketing company McKinney to bring the twitterverse Re:cycled Tweets
. See a lame tweet? Then retweet it with the hashtag #recyclethis.
Moments later, the lame tweeter will get a more interesting upcycled tweet — created using some of the letters from the original tweet — from @recycledtweets. Plus, each recycled tweet gets a cent donated to Global Inheritance’s recycling educational program, getTRASHED
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