SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – From Bangladesh to Boston, Delhi to Delaware, Johannesburg to Jerusalem, ​ is incentivising its 32 million strong freelancer army to join the #trashtag thousands globally in cleaning up the world, one beach, park, garden, road, car park at a time with a US$12,500 carrot to the winning cleaner!

“About a month ago I saw Byron Roman had started #trashtag trending on reddit. We wanted to help and have put up $12,500 to the best clean up effort on the planet,” says Matt Barrie, the CEO and founder of ​ To enter, find an area in your community that needs cleaning and take it from shabby to sparkling. We want you to upload three photos on our contest page: before and after the clean up, and a photo of the waste being collected. A time-lapse video is a plus! Lastly, don’t forget to upload your entries on social media, tag, and use #trashtag #freelancercleanup. The best clean up effort wins the prize!”

Submit entries and find out more about the contest brief here.

Search for #trashtag #freelancercleanup on social media to see the current results. is passionate about changing lives, whether it’s helping freelancers around the world gain a better quality of life, connecting businesses with enormously talented people who can help them reach new heights or leaving the planet in better shape than we found it.

This contest will end on May 10th, 2019.


About ​Freelancer​ ®

Eleven-time Webby award-winning ​ is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and jobs posted. More than 32 million registered users have posted over 15 million jobs and contests to date in over 1,350 areas as diverse as website development, logo design, astrophysics, aerospace and engineering. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN.

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