Finalist

Who will pick it up?

submitted by ALP Paola : Hanibal Mamo  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): website
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Remember when you throw your cigarette butts on the ground, that nobody will come to pick them up. They will end up in the sea.



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PVR

submitted by Gzira St. Monica School : Michaela Tickle  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Exhibition + Special Assembly, newspaper, other, school media
filed under campaigning-photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

PVR stands for plastic vs reusables. The reusable cup has a living plant in it whilst the reusable straw has light on it showing that this is the cup and the straw that need to be used. 16 billion disposable coffee cups are used every year. These are coated with plastic to laminate the inside and they have plastic lids which just adds insult to injury!



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Reversing your parking space

submitted by Sacred Heart Senior school : Amy Attard & Aimee Borg  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, Social Media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist



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Make Haste… Reduce Waste

submitted by St. Augustine College Secondary Sector : EkoSkola Committee 2018 - 2019  for 11-14
campaign: litter-less-campaign-entry
dissemination(s): newspaper, school magazine, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

This article outlines the work being done by the EkoSkola Committee as part of the YRE / Litterless campaign, focusing on proper sorting of litter and waste reduction in the school.



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Agricultural Land Taken to Feed Cars Instead of People – New Fuel Station Seen Through its Security Fence Just Prior to its Inauguration.

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

This 3,000m2 service station is almost complete and ready for opening. It was constructed on an area designated as agriculturally important in Malta’s North West Local Plan and Outside of a Development Zone. As per the current Service Stations Policy, this Service Station should not have been permitted as it is less than 500 metres from an existing service station. With internal combustion engine vehicles being eliminated in less than 20 years, is the priority correct to build mega-fuel stations on good agricultural land? What happens when the need for fuel stations dwindles in the coming years…will the land be converted back to agricultural use?



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Pavement Fuel pumps in central Mosta. Car mirror reflection represents the backwards viewpoint of fuel stations as seen through the mirror of an all-electric car

submitted by G.F Abela Junior College : Elise, Muscat  for 15-18
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school media, website
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

The main road in Mosta has two fuel stations nestled amongst shops and terraced houses. The Government introduced a policy which encouraged existing stations such as these to relocate. From a safety perspective, this has benefits. However, the policy also permits them to be allocated prime agricultural land for the development of their new station, which goes against the normal planning policy. There are already fuel stations both to the west and south of Mosta, so making these stations redundant. However, the current station licensing policy means that these stations cannot be closed without enabling them to open up elsewhere.



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Can’t make fish sticks out of plastics !

submitted by St.Thomas More College Secondary School Santa Lucija : Marija Blanche Bugeja  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, School Facebook Page, school magazine, school media
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

There’s plenty of fish in the sea……… or is it plastic?



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Our sea, our future

submitted by Kirkop secondary school : Martina Sammut  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): Facebook and noticeboard at the Merchant Shipping Directorate at Transport Malta Head Offices, other, school media
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

This article investigates maritime emissions.



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Hollow Information

submitted by St. Augustine College : Benjamin Borg  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): school magazine
filed under Photos reporting-photo
awarded: Finalist

Information panels are meant to impart knowledge about particular sites. They are not meant to be vandalised.



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Malta’s Waste Problem…. A Solution at Hand?

submitted by St Edward's College : Liu Jince (Tyler)  for 11-14
campaign: yre-entry
dissemination(s): other, school magazine, school media, Social Media, website
filed under Articles
awarded: Finalist

In this article, I explore Malta’s waste problem, namely that generated from plastic, packaging etc… I also discuss various solutions that already exist through out the world and how these can easily be implemented in Malta. I also encourage stricter laws.



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