1st place Litter less Campaign

Refocus and reduce….No to Junk Mail!

submitted by St. Nicholas College Rabat MIddle School : Eco-schools Committee  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Made into a leaflet and distributed to people we found in the Rabat square., other, school media, website
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awarded: 1st place Litter less Campaign

We wrote this article to spread the word about the worrying data we collected about the local Junk Mail situation during our Litter-Less research. We managed to enroll 9 families in our school community and they agreed to keep the junk mail they received over a period of two months. We then weighed that mail and calculated the amount the families would have collected over a year. We also estimated how much junk mail would have been collected if we had to multiply the results to the number of dwellings in Malta. Moreover we estimated the number of trees that would have to be cut down to create all that paper that will end up as Junk Mail. The results we obtained were mind blowing and all this after the massive ‘Sort it out’ campaign. Are we really sorting it out?



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Organic waste collection from restaurants in Malta.

submitted by G F Abela Junior College Msida : Jordan Magri  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school media
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awarded: 1st place Litter less Campaign

The article investigates how organic waste collection from restaurants in Malta is being carried out even though there is yet no legislation. Other waste reduction matters regarding restaurant waste was also examined. In general there seems to be awareness about waste issues in Malta, as businesses are cooperating.



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The Trash Around Us

submitted by Birgu Malta St Edward's College : Samuel Borg Barthet  for 11-14
campaign: Litter Less Campaign Entry
dissemination(s): other, school media, Social Media, website
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awarded: 1st place Litter less Campaign

Student investigate why do people dispose of their rubbish in an improper way.He also interviews Ms. Ghislaine Calleja from Get Trashed Malta after a Clean Up he took part in to promote the Litter Less Campaign in the Community.



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‘Litter Less’ in Maria Regina College Secondary School. Using waste creatively to make a student friendly garden

submitted by Maria Regina College Mosta : Ilona Sciberras; Nicole Fenech  for 15-18
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): Mosta local council noticeboard adn Ekoskola facebook page, other, school noticeboard, school media, website
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awarded: 1st place Litter less Campaign, WasteServ Award

The EkoSkola group of Maria Regina College Mosta regenerated the out-of-bounds school garden which is now being opened regularly during breaks, lessons and various activities. The garden was given a facelift, new hedges planted and lots of seating areas, decorations, bird feeding stations, cat shelters etc were created using recycled material. The scope was that of making the garden more welcoming, but also to create awareness about the importance of Reusing waste since there is a huge problem of litter generation and disposal in the Maltese Islands.



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