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Litter

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

Introduction: Why do people litter? Most of the time the reason is quite simple LAZINESS. Our environment can be made much more attractive if people simply use a garbage, a bin or the bulky refuse properly. But some people don’t realise how important it is to keep our environment clean.

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The Danger Litter Brings to Malta

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

Introduction: Did you know that Malta is the third biggest producer of municipal waste in Europe? When you will read this you will know everything about litter in Malta, what danger it brings and how we can stop it altogether.

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Malta’s streets are not a dump yard

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Hailey Schembri  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended, Finalist

Introduction: Did you know that 17% of our waste that is thrown in the streets stays there forever? This might be very surprising to read especially when there are quite a number of bins and skips around us. The term litter refers to any kind of trash thrown in small amounts, especially in places where it doesn’t belong and by time this piles up. The most common littered items includes fast food packaging, cigarette butts, used drink bottles, chewing gum wrappers, broken electrical equipment parts, toys, broken glass, food scraps or green wastes.

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Our number one problem: street litter

submitted by Naxxar Primary School : Elise Schembri  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Commended, Finalist

Introduction: What makes us notice when a place is littered or clean? When we are abroad why do we often compare between badly kept cities and well-kept cities? Did you know that 694kg of litter per person is thrown away in Malta each year? Litter is waste or rubbish that has been disposed wrongly without permission and at the wrong place. The word littering means throwing and leaving objects lying on the ground instead of disposing them in the appropriate bins. According to a study by the Dutch organisation VRUM, 80% of people claim that “everybody leaves a piece of paper, tin or something, on the streets behind.”

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Less Litter, Live Better!

submitted by Immaculate Conception School Tarxien St Jeanne Antide College : Ena Marie Mifsud (Eco-committee President)  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine, school media, website
filed under reporting-video video-clips
awarded: Finalist

The video was created by the Eco-committee at St Jeanne Antide College, Immaculate Conception School Tarxien. The main objective of this video is to create awareness and to provide various simple, practical and effective daily practices through which one can lead an eco-friendly lifestyle reducing waste and litter.

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