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Sustainable Tourism for sustainable environment

submitted by Kirkop secondary school : Ylenia Mifsud  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended

This article investigates how sustainable the tourism industry is in Malta.

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Single use plastic bags and food containers: Let’s stop feeding the landfills

submitted by Immaculate Conception School St. Jeanne Antide College Tarxien : Dea Lia (Committee President)  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): other, radio, school magazine, school media, Shown to all school community during the school Concert and Award giving Ceremonies on 9th and 10th May, tv
filed under campaigning-video video-clips
awarded: Best Entry

We definitely need to eat. Do our landfills need to eat too? This video, produced by the Eko skola committee of Immaculate Conception School, Tarxien as part of the Litter Less Campaign, aims to create awareness on the amount of plastic bags and food containers that we use when we go shopping and to suggest actions that we can all do to reduce this type of plastic. With a little more thought and planning we can achieve a lot.    

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A Handful of Plastic

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Amy Carole Spiteri Staines, Nicole Spiteri Staines  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Various bits and pieces of plastic are ‘lost’ in the sand, and eventually find their way in the sea. Pick at least 5 pieces of rubbish every time you go to the beach, and don’t forget to pick your own!

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PVR

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo

PVR stands for plastic vs reusables. The reusable cup has a living plant in it whilst the reusable straw has light on it showing that this is the cup and the straw that need to be used. 16 billion disposable coffee cups are used every year. These are coated with plastic to laminate the inside and they have plastic lids which just adds insult to injury!

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With natural beauty comes unnatural destruction

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

This picture shows a piece of land which is full of beautiful life, full of natural beauty whereas plastic is unnatural, made by humans and yet, according to the CRI, Container Recycling Institute, 22 billion plastic bottles are thrown away every year. The bottle on the right has soil inside and so this bottle has trapped a chance at an amazing flower, tree or plant. That is what plastic does, it stops all life from growing. Plastic bottles are reusable too, but some people just decide to throw them on the floor. People are the ones to blame, not plastic as plastic is recyclable.

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