River Authority Environmental Sciences field staff conducting a fish survey.

Social Media Toolkit

Share the Message!

The Don’t Let Litter Trash Your River Initiative Social Media Toolkit has content for you to use on all social media channels to drive awareness and action for a cleaner San Antonio River. The toolkit includes graphics, hashtags, fun facts and copy for your posts. As we embark on this journey together, we want to encourage you to share the message. Be River Proud by following the instructions below to get started!

How to Use this Toolkit
  1. Download a graphic and choose copy for your post on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter! Feel free to make the message yours to reach your audience.
  2. Use the hashtags #sanantonioriver and #beriverproud in your posts. A list of other hashtags to use is listed below.
  3. If you post to stories, make sure you add a Be River Proud gif by searching sariver (no spaces) in the gif search.
  4. Download a virtual background for your next zoom meeting.
  5. You’ve posted to your social media channels and started the discussion. Now what? Take action! Join our River Warriors volunteer program to participate in the next trash clean up event. 
Sample Social Media Toolkit
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Hashtags
#beriverproud
#sanantonioriver
#beapickupartist
#donttrashmyriver 
#environmentalhero
#trashtalktuesdays
#trashtalkthursdays
#seriOrgulloso
#cuidaturio
Sample Copy

Use this sample copy to create your social media posts and show your river pride!

  • Did you know, a plastic bottle can take over 450 years to decompose? Next time you see a plastic bottle on the ground, #beriverproud and put litter where it belongs. Don't let litter trash your river! Learn more at sariverauthority.org/trash-initiative
  • Did you know, a plastic bag can take up to 20 years to decompose? #beriverproud and limit your use of single-use plastic. Don't let litter trash your river and be part of the change. Learn more at sariverauthority.org/trash-initiative

  • Change starts with us! Volunteer a few hours to make a real difference. Sign up at sariverauthority.org/volunteer #beriverproud #sanantonioriver

  • #Beriverproud and take the pledge! Learn how you can do small things to make a big difference at sariverauthority.org/trash-initiative

  • After a storm, trash from all over the city gets washed into drainage ditches, creeks, and ultimately the #Sanantonioriver. #beriverproud and put litter where it belongs.

  • Conduct a campus clean up with your students and track your progress! Let's protect our #sanantonioriver for generations to come. Resources available at sariverauthority.org

  • Trash in the environment poses threats to wildlife habitat,  water quality and the health of the San Antonio River. Together, let’s make a clean break from litter. Learn more at beriverproud.org

En Español - Spanish Resources

  • Cuida tu río. Pon la basura en su lugar. Obtenga mas informacion en sariverauthority.org
  • Despues de una tormenta, las aguas pluviales arrastran la basura de toda la ciudad a los drenajes, arroyos y finalmente, al río San Antonio. Obtenga mas informacion en sariverauthority.org
Sample Posts
Feral mallard ducks are surrounded by trash in the river. Don't let litter trash your river!

Sample Facebook & Instagram Post

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Tires fill the Southern Basin part of the river. Don't let litter trash your river!

Sample Facebook & Instagram Post

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Don't Let Litter Trash Your River - Duck with trash stuck in beak is shown on the river.

Sample Facebook & Instagram Post

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Trash builds up on the Mission Reach River Basin.

 Sample Facebook & Instagram Post 

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GIFS

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Virtual Backgrounds

Show your river pride and download these virtual backgrounds. 

Download this virtual background and show off your river pride!

 

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Download this virtual background and put litter in its place!

 

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Download this virtual background and out litter in it's place!

 

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Share with us on Social!

Show off your #RiverPride and tag us in your posts. Be sure to follow us on social media for feature posts and trash tips!