How Project Based Learning is the Key to Sustainability TEDxYouth@AvonRiver

16-year-old E Wen Wong is the founder of plastic pollution organisation, P.S. Our Beaches and she has an important message for all of us: sustainability starts with sustainable education. E Wen Wong is a passionate environmental advocate, innovator, and founder of plastic pollution organisation, P.S. Our Beaches. E Wen was a recipient of one of this year’s New Zealand Youth Awards for her commitment to the environment and, in the past two years, has initiated litter audits, awareness posts on sustainability initiatives and interviews with the Department of Conservation and UNESCO to raise the profile of the beach pollution issue. The Burnside High School student is also a UN Youth High School Ambassador and volunteer with 350 Aotearoa. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at