Commended

PLASTIC POLLUTION

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : LUCA GAUCI  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

It is not just bags at the checkout… what about the plastic clogging supermarket aisles? Sadly, an increasing number of people are using plastic packaging for the sake of convenience. It may sound obvious, but the excessive use of disposable plastic bags has become a real threat to the environment.



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THE PLASTIC PACKAGING PROBLEM

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : LUCA GAUCI  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Triple-washed, plastic-wrapped baby greens may seem convenient, but that is just another piece of plastic that may end up in the ocean, and we do not need this anymore! By 2050, experts believe there will be more plastic in the ocean by weight than fish. SCARY!



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PAPER, PLASTIC OR RE-USABLE?

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : LUCA GAUCI  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

No amount of money, oil or gold is worth more than bees, trees and clean water. Switch to the reusable fabric bag as a sustainable plastic bag option!



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THEY COME IN NATURE’S PERFECT PACKAGING!

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : LUCA AZZOPARDI BELLIZZI  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Fruit has perfectly natural packaging. Many grocery stores pre-package their fruit and vegetables in plastic, and offer plastic bags for loose items. There are simple alternatives to help reduce your impact on the environment. Take action on excess packaging and stop single-use plastic!



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SUFFOCATED APPLES

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : CRAIG ARDING  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

I wonder if whales would appreciate that the apples are organic when they end up choking on the plastic!



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WHAT A WASTE!

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : CRAIG ARDING  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

Where are the apples? Shoppers are becoming more aware of plastic waste – but that has not stopped retailers from using excessive packaging for their goods!



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DO NOT THRASH OUR BEACHES

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : Elisa Caruana  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

All these things are supposed to be in the trash bin. Then why do you throw them around on the sand where other sea creatures live? I believe this sad face represents pollution and the trash that we’re throwing away, which then ends up in the ocean.



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DONE WITH EXCESS FOOD PACKAGING?

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : BRIANNE GAUCI  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Commended

Stop single-use plastic. Buy fresh and local! Even though some packaging is necessary, a lot of products have excess packaging, which can mean that the product costs more! Packaging is often also sent to the landfill, as it can be difficult to recycle.



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BUY DIRECTLY FROM THE FARMER… FROM THE TREE TO YOUR DOORSTEP!

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : Christian Abela  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

When you buy local and seasonal food, you will be supporting sustainable agriculture, supporting local business and producing less waste. Materials like plastic are only used for a matter of minutes but remain with us for centuries.



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THE AFTERMATH OF CAMPING, AT THE COST OF THE ENVIRONMENT

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : Jean Pulis  for 7-10
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, radio, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Commended

The rubbish skip is overflowing with trash. The waste is not separated and both the grey and the black garbage bags are thrown in the rubbish skip mixed together. This shows that waste is not discarded responsibly. Waste can be carried by wind or by animals, littering other spaces, leaving adverse impacts on the ecosystem and natural habitat of animals living in the surroundings. It is also a nuisance to the public eye.



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