It’s Your World? Clean! - Fourth Edition
Selective waste collection starts at school:
2,137 students from 38 schools, in District 1, participate in the fourth edition of "It’s Your World? Clean. "
PRAIS Foundation along with Romprest - lead partner, launched the fourth edition of extracurricular education program "It’s Your World? Clean! "YWC, providing direct intervention on a number of 2,137 students from IV grade, in 38 schools in Bucharest - District 1 and aims to educate the young generation to be civic responsible for the selective collection of recyclable waste, promoting concern for nature.
The first 3 editions brought together over 8,671 students and 272 teachers from 135 schools in Bucharest, Brasov, Medgidia, Arad, Timisoara and 20,000 family members of the students. 50 lessons were presented, students have created over 1,900 decorative objects from recycled materials, of which 300 were awarded, 325 essays on environmental issues entered directly on www.lumeatacurata.ro site. Only in Bucharest from students’ consumption were collected in schools: 786 cubic meters of paper, 239 cubic meters of plastic.
"Children are open, sensitive and especially eager to learn new things. When the family, the school and the society are constantly involved in educating them, giving them models and good examples, the results are amazing. We are for the third year in a row together with over 2,100 students in District 1, we learn from YWC books, support competitions with decorative art objects from recycled materials and essays on environmental issues; we conduct opened lessons and collect selectively along with Romprest team, then we integrate all in the communication on www.lumeatacurata.ro ", said Silvia Bucur, President of PRAIS Foundation.
As in the previous editions, all students received a free extracurricular and educational book along with information materials for 4,000 parents, about the benefits of the selective recyclable waste collection for the environment protection. The 38 schools in District 1 are provided by Romprest with selective collection bins for paper and plastic and the recyclable waste collected by students will be measured monthly. The results of the schools’ collection are recorded on the communication program platform, on www.lumeatacurata.ro website, that automatically generates the top of the most active schools. At the same time, students are involved in two competitions: thematic essays and creating decorative items made from recycled materials.
"Within-school exhibitions allow the jury to select the best decorative papers and essays. The students have been awarded in June, during a large festivity organized together with PRAIS Foundation for three years. Winners receive educational and sportive materials and their school gets office automation equipments that we offer annually, being committed to this cause ", said Adriana Calcan, Communication and Marketing Manager of Romprest.
The program: "It’s Your World? Clean! " is carried out in an institutional partnership with Bucharest School Inspectorate and the City Hall, District 1.
Compania Romprest Service S.A. caută colaboratori care dispun de utilaje de deszăpezire în vederea închirierii pentru perioada de iarnă 2017-2018.
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