WasteServ Award

No one is responsible and the ghost gets the blame.

submitted by St. Nicholas College Rabat MIddle School : Eco-schools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Notice board in our school which was also displayed during the Science Week., other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist, WasteServ Award

This photo was taken on a sandy beach during a clean up event. This pile of discarded fishing gear can kill a lot of sea creatures since they get tangled in them or swallow them and die. No one is responsible for these nets since they do not have a known owner and are call Ghost nets with cause what is known as Ghost fishing.

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Magnifying my Beauty!

submitted by Maria Regina College Dun Manwel Attard Young Adult Education Resource Centre : Neil Spiteri  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook, noticeboard, other, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: 3rd place Litter less campaign, WasteServ Award

Green areas are our extended natural home. Unless we respect green spaces and care for them, littering them can damage not only their aesthetic value but also their richness in terms of flora and fauna.

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Green Hedgehog

submitted by Maria Regina College Mosta : Hayley Cilia  for 15-18
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos Reporting photo
awarded: Best Entry, WasteServ Award

Reusing plastic objects giving them a second life is done regularly at Maria Regina College Mosta, where students research ways how to reuse waste and actually work together to make this happen. A cute soft hedgehog welcomes students into the garden where there are other various recycled objects that students can see and use. This is a simple example of how with some creativity lots of waste can be given a new life and eventually help in reducing the huge waste problem we have in Malta. Teaching is not just done through lessons, but mainly through presenting real live scenarios and solutions.

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Saving Tomorrow

submitted by Gozo College Seondary School : Owen Bugeja  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): Ekoskola GCSS facebook page, other, school media, website
filed under Campaigning photo Photos
awarded: 2nd place Litter less Campaign, WasteServ Award

Sometimes it seems a daunting effort to keep our countryside pristine as shown in this photo. But if everyone reaches out and does his/her effort we can all enjoy a view not littered by man-made materials which will outlast us all.

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