Recycling Competition Able To Raise Students’ Awareness

Brunei Darussalam produces 1.15 kilogrammes of waste per capita per day, making it the highest waste production per capita in the ASEAN region. Thus, to support the national target to reduce waste and increase recycling rates, Green Depot, Recover Company in collaboration with the Schools Department, Ministry of Education and Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation, Ministry of Development organised a Recycling Competition for schools.

Through the competition, it can encourage students to start recycling project while improving the comfort of the school environment. What is important is that the competition is able to promote and introduce waste management namely Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, 3R to reduce the amount of solid waste and industrial waste.

In the competition, students have to collect recycle materials such as bottles, cans, plastic and paper.

In line with the theme, 'Be Clean, Be Green, Be a Recycling Machine!'. The competition is able to raise students' awareness on the importance of recycling benefits.

Source: Radio Television Brunei