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Change your waste reduce your waste

submitted by St. Thomas More College Secondary School Zejtun : Vanni Caruana  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): assembly, Facebook, notive board, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

The articles report the activities performed in the school during the EWWR. They focused on waste reduction and also on other initiatives to re-use plastic bottles as bird feeders.

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Cleaning-up and maintenance at Swatar Field

submitted by St. Aloysius College Secondary School : Dale Delceppo  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Reporting photo
awarded: Participation

A clean-up and maintenance activity was held was the Swatar Field by the EkoSkola committee together with Mr David Azzopardi and Ms Sasha Borg. Students under the supervision of the teachers conducted some pruning and weeding. The aim was to give students a hands on experience in the field.

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The Impact of Tourism on the Environment

submitted by St Clare's College Pembroke Secondary : Antonia Nyota Frendo  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

Malta is a touristic country, one of the most important factors of Malta’s economy is through tourism. So, I decided to look at how tourism affects the environment of the country of which I live.

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Nurdle Hurdle

submitted by St. Thomas More College Secondary School Zejtun : Katrina Vella  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): assembly, noticeboard, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Nurdles, the name of the, not so sweet, as it might sound, raw material of the plastic industry. The building blocks for plastic bottles, plastic bags and drinking straws – in fact almost anything made up from plastic. However, nurdles are also covering our beaches. It is estimated that 73% of beach litter is plastic. Ingestion of plastic kills more than 1,000,000 marine creatures each year, while humans end up eating thousands of microplastics through the consumption of seafood. Studies by the European Union and the University of Malta show that only ⅓ of the plastic used in Malta is being recycled. Most of the remaining ⅔ end up in the sea. So, let’s get over the hurdle and do away with the nurdle!

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Why??

submitted by SNC Dingli Primary School : Yan Fenech  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Notice board and Local Council, other, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

Why are people so reckless and irresponsible? Why do people throw litter in the environment they are living in? Why do people harm the environment and the creatures living there?



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