Lilly Sedaghat is a Fulbright – National Geographic Storyteller documenting Taiwan’s waste management system and innovations in plastics and electronics recycling. She hopes to inspire conscious consumerism – the realization that every choice we make affects the environment - and spark a global discussion on trash with the #MyWasteMyWay Using visual art and digital media to promote environmental education, she aims to transform people’s perceptions of trash from something disposable to something valuable. Lilly received her B.A. in Political Economy from UC Berkeley and is an avid freestyle dancer. Follow her journey on Facebook and Instagram @LillySedaghat

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