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The Environment Surrounding Us …

submitted by St.Joseph Mater Boni Consilii Paola : Mariah Schembri, Nicole Camilleri  for 11-14
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Video Clips

My friend and I went to the countryside and took many photos of rubbish which people threw; we were impressed with all that litter we saw. We wish that we clean the countryside but there is so much litter and people are always dumping more. We hope that people seeing this video reflect upon these photos and see how we are ruining The Environment Surrounding Us … we should encourage more people to take care of our planet, after all this is OUR World, OUR Environment!

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Waste

submitted by GOZO COLLEGE ZEBBUG PRIMARY : Daniela Zammit  for 7-10
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos

Waste is unwanted material. However, if we recycle this unwanted material we make Malta’s and Gozo’s environment look better. There are several ways how one can recycle unwanted material. For example the grey bag, and the bring-in-sites. They grey bags are collected door-to-door, and the bring-in sites are found in every town. Recyclable materials include paper, metal, glass and plastic, which are taken to Sant’ Antnin Waste Treatment Plant. The waste generated from homes in the black bags, are collected door-to-door and are taken to Sant’ Antnin Waste Treatment Plant. Another type of waste is the organic, which originate from plants and animals. This can produce compost in the long run. Civic Amenity Sites are there for bulky waste such as tyres and fridges. There are five civic amenity sites in Malta and Gozo. By recycling, we are improving Malta by having a better environment and a better lifestyle.



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The 3 R’s

submitted by GOZO COLLEGE ZEBBUG PRIMARY : Angelique Portelli  for 7-10
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos

Waste, and how we choose to handle it, affects our world’s environment. The environment is everything around you including the air, water, land, plants, and man-made things. You need a healthy environment for your own health and happiness. Effective waste management is very important to everyone. The waste we create has to be carefully controlled. This should be done to make sure that it does not harm the environment and our health. Waste is anything we throw away or get rid of, that doesn’t get used. We should learn to practice the three R’s of waste management: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.



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Waste in our village

submitted by GOZO COLLEGE ZEBBUG PRIMARY : Ylenia Marie Xerri  for 7-10
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos

While I was walking around my village I saw a lot of litter and waste. I saw a lot of plastic bottles mixed with unusable stones. Some people are harming the environment because they are lazy to go and throw rubbish in the bins. Along my walk I saw a rusted tank. This tank is very dangerous because people and cars can have an accident. This tank can be recycled into different things. When we do recycling we help to keep our earth healthy and green. When we throw litter out in the street we increase pollution and we have a bad image of our village.



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Rubbish around Żebbuġ countryside

submitted by GOZO COLLEGE ZEBBUG PRIMARY : Gabriella Mallia  for 7-10
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos

Some people instead of throwing the rubbish in the bins or skips, throw rubbish in the countryside. Instead asking for the free bulky refuse service for old mattresses, sofas, car parts, they throw them beside the skips or in a valley. If we throw plastic in the sea we can kill a lot of fish, birds and turtles. The rubbish makes bad smell and bring a lot of insects like flies and mosquitoes. The rubbish can hurt animals like dogs and cats because when they try to eat from the cans their mouth can get stuck in it. To have a beautiful countryside people have to stop throwing rubbish in it and learn to recycle more. Waste can bring disease to people and animals. If people throw the waste in the countryside they will be polluting our fields. It isn’t a nice thing to see waste in our countryside.



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