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  • 1. EKO SKOLA INITIATIVES
  • 2. THE COMPETITION
    • St. Dorothy ’ s Senior Students were asked to think of a slogan which raises awareness about our environment. Andrea Cini and Thalia Massa of Form 2.3 came up with the winning Slogan which reads:
    • REDUCE, RECYCLE, REUSE,
    • THINK OF OUR PLANET BEFORE YOU REFUSE!
  • 3. THE LOGO
    • Andrea and Thalia also created the chosen logo which depicts two hands holding the roots of a plant which grows strong enough to hold our world.
  • 4. The Material Bags
    • A printing company was approached to produce material bags which will have the School ’ s Logo together with the winning slogan and logo about the environment printed on them.
    • The green consumers at St. Dorothy ’ s Senior School i.e. the Students, the Staff and the Parents bought these material bags at slightly a higher price in order to raise funds for the Home Economics lab.
    • The Home Economics teachers would like to thank everyone for supporting this initiative.
  • 5. THE PRINTED BAG One can order a material bag at the price of € 3.
  • 6. THE COMPOST BIN
    • Another initiative taken up by the Home Economics department was to start off a project in making compost.
    • A talk to all Form 2 students was held in November 2008 where a representative from WasteServ explained how this project can be carried out.
  • 7. THE PROCESS
    • Kimberly Camilleri (Form 2.1, Celine Caruana (Form 2.1)and Nevena Aleksic (Form 2.2) volunteered to become Green monitors and help out in the process.
    • Again the School ’ s green consumers were asked for their support to bring over to school brown and organic waste from home. A consistent sponsor was without doubt Ms. Therese Galea Curmi.
    • In the meantime the Maintenance Staff prepared a base of soil to place the Compost Bin.
  • 8. THE PROCESS (cont…)
    • A layer of twigs and brown leaves were placed at the base of the Compost bin.
    • This was followed by layers of organic waste such as egg shells, potato peel and uncooked left over pieces of fruit and vegetables.
    • From time to time the stuff inside the bin was stirred to aerate it and a layer of soil and brown waste was added.
    • Occasionally a liquid accelerator was also added to accelerate the process of composting.
  • 9. The Green Monitors Nevena, Celine and Kimberly
  • 10. Adding Organic Waste
  • 11. Stirring to incorporate air
  • 12. Adding the accelerator
  • 13. Recycling Plastic Bottles
    • Form 3 & 4 students were asked to get plastic bottles from home.
    • The bottles were cut in two parts with the upper part being smaller than the lower part.
    • The plastic bottles were filled with soil and succulents were planted in the lower part of the bottle.
    • The upper part of the bottle was put in place.
    • The plant will obtain moisture from the process of condensation.
  • 14. Preparing the bottles
  • 15. Filling them up with soil
  • 16. Placing in the plants
  • 17. More Hands at Work!
  • 18. The finished product Replacing the top part of the plastic bottle.