HCMC schools raise students' awareness of environment

In order to raise students’ awareness of environment protection, the Department of Education and Training and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources jointly organized a program to call for decreasing plastic bags and a festival to recycle things.

As per the plan, the participants in the ninth festival themed “Production and sustainable consumption” including all students from primary schools, senior and junior high schools will take part in a competition to make useful things by recycling waste commodities while university students will design clothes from waste materials.

Besides, staffs and teachers will enter a training course on environment protection and classify solid waste and share experiences at a seminar “Raising awareness of environment protection in schools” from experts; they can also write documents of teaching this issue in schools and improve effectiveness of the environment protection activities in the city.

By Thanh Thu - Translated by Anh Quan

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