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Litter around the world

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Miraine Camilleri  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

Introduction: Did you know that every year 51 billion pieces of litter is found? In the past years, the amount of recycling not only doubled but almost tripled from 37 million tonnes to 107 million tonnes, (which means that 87 kg per person in 1995 and 239 kg per person in 2019). Although slightly more waste is being generated, the total amount of municipal waste in the EU has more than halved since 1995 from 121 million tonnes to 54 million tonnes in 2019.

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Street Litter

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Elvira Vella  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

Introduction: Did you know that less than 10% is recycled and the rest goes to landfill? Street Litter is rubbish that is thrown outside on the streets where it does not belong. Nobody knows exactly how much waste we generate, and we can notice that the effects of the Earth keep on increasing.

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THE INCREASING DILEMMA OF WASTE IN THE MALTESE SOCIETY

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Desiree Spiteri Calleja  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Participation

Introduction: Did you ever throw away that can or tissue on the pavement? Just one tissue could cause horrible damage to nature.

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What if you could trade your trash for cash?

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Adam Vassallo  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Introduction: It’s a shame that in a small country like ours, which is only 316 km², our trash is increasing yearly, and we will soon have nowhere else to dump our junk. According to the Malta National Statistics Office, the 2021 Waste Management Report for 2019 indicated that the total amount of generated waste increased by 2.6% over 2018.

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How litter is harming our country and how we have to reduce it

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Sarah Pulis  for 7-10
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

Introduction: Litter is waste. We have to try to reduce litter because it harms our country and the world.

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