Finalist

PLASTIC PACKAGING – HERO OR VILLAIN?

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: Finalist

Why use a plastic bag for these types of needs, when you can use a fabric bag! Cloth bags, because of their reusable nature, help reduce the amount of single-use plastic being used and discarded into the environment.



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POINTLESS 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: Finalist

Do we need plastic?? About 100 years ago, single-use products were invented, leading to the plastic packaging boom. Food packaging is full of toxic chemicals! It might actually introduce chemicals that could infiltrate your food.



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PLASTIC PACKAGING IS OFTEN POLLUTION FOR PROFIT!

submitted by DINGLI PRIMARY : KIERAN BRADLEY MARSHALL  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): COLLEGE SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS, other, school magazine, school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

It is better to buy fruits with no packaging because plastic is not good for the environment. When you are on the beach, throw plastic in the right bin because if you leave it there, it will eventually go to the sea and then many creatures will become extinct because of us humans.



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THE BOTTLED FISH

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

Although it seems false, this is what happens to some fish… Save the ocean, say no to plastic!



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EARTH TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

submitted by Independent : Cassar, Matthew  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under Articles
awarded: Best YREstayshome Award, Finalist, YREstayshome, YREstayshome International Award

An analysis focusing on the short and long term impacts the corona virus has had on both global and national air emissions.



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Turn Off the Lights!

submitted by Verdala International School : Alexander Westrin, Michael Samaha  for 15-18
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): Bye Bye Plastic Bags (global team from Bali) newsletter, other, school media
filed under campaigning-video Most active YREstayshome participant video-clips
awarded: Best Entry, Finalist, Most active YREstayshome participant

This video was created before Earth hour in March, and the main message is to spread awareness of the importance to turn off your lights when there is natural sunlight available, because lightbulbs use up a lot of power which ultimately causes pollution created by the power plants.



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The turtle’s dinner

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucia : Marija Blanche Bugeja  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, YRE facebook page
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

People’s litter becomes turtles’ dinner



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Il-pesta tal-plastik

submitted by secondary school St Benedict College : Joseph Farrugia  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): + Local Council notice board, newspaper, other
filed under Articles
awarded: 3rd place Litter less campaign, Finalist

An investigation on the damage caused by plastic littering and the use of single use plastic, and what is being done to address the problem.



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A big hole in the ground

submitted by secondary school St Benedict College : Jeremie Zammit Young  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, social media and public notice board
filed under Articles
awarded: Best Entry, Finalist, YREstayshome

The effect of quarries on the local community and the natural environment.



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The Glove

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucia : Eko Skola Members  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): facebook pages of the school, other, school media, YRE Malta
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist, YREstayshome

The Glove: Don’t suffocate the world with plastic; let it breathe



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