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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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Give it a second chance – From t-shirt to shopping bag

submitted by San Gorg Preca College Ħamrun Secondary School : Alice Chumova, Jake Camenzuli, Martina Pace, Sarah Habesh, Shania Mizzi, Waleed Ahmed  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Reporting video Video Clips
awarded: Commended

As part of the YRE Litter Less Campaign San Gorg Preca Secondary School EkoSkola Committee came up with this initiative to produce shopping bags from old to-be-thrown away t-shirts. This was all possible thanks to the help of various teachers and LSAs too who participated in the in-house workshop with our students and also, at the Day Care Centre in Hamrun. Thus, the committee’s campaign was widespread to reach the community too.

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Safe Disposal of Unwanted Medicines

submitted by St. Augustine College : Luke Polidano, Luke Zerafa  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): newsbook.com.mt and school campaign/ College Celebration Day, other, school media
filed under Campaigning video Video Clips
awarded: Finalist, WasteServ Award

Where should we dispose of expired medicines? Should we throw them in the bin or down the drain? This video by Luke Polidano and Luke Zerafa (Yr 10 St. Augustine College, Pieta’) was produced as part of the 2018 Litter Less Campaign. It aims to raise awareness about the safe disposal of unwanted medicines.

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More fuss about Sustainable Living even at School Level- An Eco-Friendly Live-In Experience at St Edward’s College

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Gianluca Baldacchino, Kurt John Grech  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist, WasteServ Award

Students analyse their past live-in experiences and move forward to instill eko-friendly principles in line with the Litter Less Campaign.

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Precious Water

submitted by Gozo College Middle School : EkoSkola Committee  for 11-14
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): EkoSkola blog, noticeboard, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist, HSBC Award

The small village of Fontana lies on the outskirts of Victoria, also known as Rabat in Gozo. It became the ideal site for a settlement due to a number of fresh water springs in the area. Malta ranks in the top ten water scarce countries in the world and groundwater is one of the main sources of fresh water. It is such a pity that this precious water flowing generously in this settlement is no longer potable.

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