Finalist

Who said it’s a 1-time plastic?

submitted by Independent Candidate : Luke De Bono  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook page, other
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Plastic Oceans International state that “50% of all plastic produced (380 million tons per year) is for single-use purposes – used for just minutes and then thrown away”. So let’s wash 1-time plastic bags and use them several times. Who said it’s a 1-time plastic?



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Embracing paperless and litterless solutions for a greener school.

submitted by St Aloysius College Secondary : Aidan Giusti, Jan Cuschieri Valentine, Lior Immanuel Schembri, Luigi Degabriele, Myron Chetcuti, Neil Camilleri Zarb, Wyatt Goodlip  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos series-of-photos
awarded: Finalist

We noticed that activities produce a lot of envelopes, so we decided to introduce reusable plastic envelopes to reduce waste. We carried out several fund-raising activities including a wrap and hot chocolate day. As an EkoSkola team, we tried to choose reusable envelopes that are sustainable. We plan to work with teachers to include the importance of the project in lessons, and possibly to obtain and pass feedback. We plan to use these reusable envelopes next year for Forms 1 and 2, to observe and adjust before doing the project for the whole school. We estimate that our school will save around 13.3kg of paper annually.



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Blossoming Plastic

submitted by St Martin's College : Aurora Ivonne Mario  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, other social media, school media
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist



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Guardians of Nature

submitted by Ninu Cremona Gozo College Secondary School : Martha Sultana  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

A bee rests upon a wildflower, reminding us of their crucial role in pollination and the urgent need to protect these vital pollinators for the health of our ecosystems.



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Unearthed Contrasts

submitted by Ninu Cremona Gozo College Secondary School : Emma Lynn Cauchi  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended, Finalist

A mound of red sand, mingled with concrete blocks and littered with plastic bags and paper napkins, exposes the jarring clash between natural beauty and human neglect on the beach.



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Adaptability Despite Adversity

submitted by Ninu Cremona Gozo College Secondary School : Emma Lynn Cauchi  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Two adult ducks watch over their ducklings as they make the most of a pothole filled with filthy water, showcasing nature’s resilience in the face of urban challenges.



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Midnight Relic

submitted by Ninu Cremona Gozo College Secondary School : Allison Li-Ana Dempsey  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

A lone plastic bottle litters the deserted streets in the silent depth of the night, a witness of humanity’s impact on the environment.



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Leaf me alone

submitted by Sacred Heart Minor Seminary : Gabriel Grech  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, School Ekoskola website, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Nature is soon to be pollution’s slave. In the city we find more thrown away rubbish than fallen leaves.



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Sharing is Caring

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : Matthias Saliba  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, school magazine, school media, St Nicholas College social media outlets & an ebook incorporating the students' work, website
filed under Photos series-of-photos
awarded: Commended, Finalist

Fruit peels are not edible by humans; however, they can be eaten by worms, snails and other insects. This is what we can do when we have fruit peels. 1: Fruit peels and fruit leftovers in the sink. 2: Fruit peels on the ground, in the field. 3: Snails eating the fruit peels and leftover fruit.



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Is-siġar huma l-pulmun tad-dinja

submitted by Għaxaq Primary School : Matthias Borg  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Int x’ser tiddeċiedi li tagħmel?



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