Shore of Ægissíða in Reykjavík is much cleaner now
Another clean-up! This time our long-term volunteers collaborated with the Whales of Iceland and worked on the shore of Ægissíða in Reykjavík! The shore and surrounding park are always full of people, with locals but also tourists spending some good time there,...
Trash hunting at Reykjanes peninsula
SEEDS Camp 014 made a stop at the Reykjanes peninsula coasts to clean up all trash laying around. While having a good time together they managed to change vast natural areas for the better and most importantly without polluting materials like plastic, nets or fishing gear.
Sun&Sea festival collab
Helping out where we can! This week our long-term volunteers and volunteers from camp SEEDS 014. Environment & Photography - Midnight Sun prepared the scene for the upcoming Sun&Sea festival. The process of setting up the scene took four days during which volunteers unpacked...
Intercultural dinner of SEEDS 009.
What an exciting evening! Our volunteers from our camp SEEDS 009. Environment & Photography - Spring in Reykjavík organised an intercultural dinner consisting of traditional meals from nine different nationalities. This experience was not only very educational and inspiring, but...
Icelandic coastline trash-free effort continues
Environment & Photography – Spring in Reykjavik collected more than four cubic metres of trash! They did not shy away from getting their hands dirty when collecting all the fishing nets, ropes, other waste and of course, large amounts of plastic bottles that pile up around...
My volunteering experience - testimony from Annie Heine, a long-term volunteer of SEEDS
Annie Heine, former SEEDS volunteer from Switzerland wrote her testimonial about her experience as a long-term volunteer participating in the European Solidarity Corps program for young people who take part in projects that benefit communities. Annie also took part in recording, editing and publishing...
My volunteering experience - testimony from Ava Kabouchy, a short-term volunteer of SEEDS
Ava, our participant of the camp SEEDS 004. Environment & Photography - February wrote an article about her experience during the 10 days of volunteering. Ava is originally from the USA, specifically from Maine, but currently lives in France. She inspired everyone with her amazing...
SEEDLING is back! - winter (2) 2021/22 - official SEEDS magazine
Winter hasn’t left Iceland yet, so we’re coming back with the second winter edition of SEEDLING magazine! We were the ones who chose to spend the winter months in Iceland. “Bold decision” we were told. But paradoxically this time was full of light and inspiration....
SEEDS ICELAND 2021 | A recap of the year in facts and figures
In 2021 we organised 59 camps with 531 volunteers from 44 countries all over the world. Although our camps were most popular among people aged 18-30, we hosted volunteers of all the age groups. Goals achieved! Thanks to all of you who helped us spread the mission of intercultural understanding and...
Plogging Week with SEEDS!
Plogging Week with SEEDS! WHERE: anywhere! WHEN: anytime! with WHOM: invite your friends and family! Do you actually know what plogging is? The term plogging comes from two words - jogging and "plocka upp", a Swedish...