Schools are notorious for using tremendous amounts of paper. STEP 1: FEEL
Nearly 4 billion trees/35% of the world total trees cut around the world are used in paper industries. 4 feet by 4 x 8 / 128 cubic tons produces 90k sheets of paper or 2700 copies of 35 page newspaper. Some calculations
The trees used to make paper come from softwood forest-mostly pine. So you are using a piece of paper, feeling guilty that trees are being used to make paper.
So we are responsible for the environmental damage. In India, average specific paper consumption of a person is 8-10kg per year. Also wood is used for only 10% of paper.
Pupils waste paper much. The classroom also becomes untidy. Conserving paper usage in school has multiple benefits. * Neat and tidy classroom * Saving trees * Cutting costs Step 2: imagine
Instructed students to use both sides of the paper for notes and assignment. Asked to avoid leaving white spaces as much as u can. step 3: do
Use note book wisely, don’t do silly things with paper-making planes, passing notes, throwing it at your classmates and so on. Write small but legibly so paper will last longer. Forming environmental clubs in schools. Tips given:
Made the school community more ecology save. Calculated how much paper is thrown out. Tip of the day to save paper daily in bulletin board. Environmental clubs:
VIII standard made the change throughout the school. Yes ! They did it ! We couldn’t believe our eyes How we were changed ! We learnt the value of paper , trees, environment and this universe.
“These come from Trees” Don’t write on random pieces of paper to remember things. SAVE PAPER!!! SAVE ENVIRONMENT!!! Post reminder:
BY S.SIVAGAMI SUNDARI B.T.ASST. PANCHAYAT UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL BOOBALASAMUDRAM KEELAPAVOOR UNION TIRUNELVELI DIST. PIN: 627 808. ( T.N )