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Trapped Inside

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Eko Skola Committee at St Edward's College  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Commended

During a Clean Up activity held earlier this March, the St Edward’s College, Malta Eko-Skola Committee supervised by their teachers Ms.Samantha Abela, Mr.Daniel Caruana Smith and with the help of Ms.Ghislaine Calleja from #GetTrashedMalta they encountered a very peculiar sight. A skink was trapped into a plastic water bottle. A day prior to the clean up it had rained and this discarded water bottle got filled with some water. This poor skink ventured inside it to drink the water and got trapped. By the time the boys found it, the skink was barely moving as it was tired from hours of struggling. The boys managed to help her slither out of the bottle and release it. The skink was quite surprised and happy to be out in the open again. It looked back at the boys a few seconds, perched on a rock, before running away. Rubbish, when improperly disposed

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It’s your Choice

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Jamie Scerri Richard  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): other, school media, Social Media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

A student investigates his local village – Hal Tarxien and asks the Local Council as well as a local green Grocer about the rubbish left in the streets whilst offering also more sustainable living solutions.

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The Trash Around Us

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Samuel Borg Barthet  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): other, school media, Social Media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: 1st place Litter less Campaign

Student investigate why do people dispose of their rubbish in an improper way.He also interviews Ms. Ghislaine Calleja from Get Trashed Malta after a Clean Up he took part in to promote the Litter Less Campaign in the Community.

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Think before Trashing

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Matthew Sciberras Bray, Miguel Pablo de Flavia  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

Students reflect on the trash found in the Cottonera area, especially around their school and investigate their findings during a Clean Up Activity.

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The Environmental Impact of village feasts

submitted by St. Augustine College : Ian Massa, Jean Luca Mercieca  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): newsbook.com.mt and school campaign/ College Celebration Day, other, school media
filed under Reporting video Video Clips
awarded: Best Entry

The village feasts are an important aspect of Maltese culture and traditions. But what about their environmental impact? This video was produced by Ian Massa and Jean Luca Mercieca (Year 9 – St. Augustine College, Pieta’) as part of the 2018 Litter Less campaign. It raises awareness about the effect of the village festa on the environment, including waste, and how this impact may be reduced.

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