Go Green Initiative, the results
India Immersion Centre and Ericsson sponsored a Greening India Campaign initiated by Ericsson India Private limited (see the first announcement).
36 Schools were made aware of this Green Initiative, and 10 Schools actively participated involving 12000 Students in all. The 7 schools that qualified for the final presentation held on 28th July, 2011 at India Immersion Centre, Global Adjustments were:
1. Kumararani Meena Muthia Matriculation Higher Secondary School
2. Sri Sankara Senior Secondary School
3. Bala Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School
4. St Dominic’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
5. Vaels Billabong High International School
6. Hari Shree Vidyalayam
7. Sacred Heart matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chruch Park.
All the schools ran a comprehensive range of Greening Schemes, creating an awareness not only in their school but also in the community. The 3 winning schools are – St. Dominic’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Bala Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School and Kumararani Meena Muthiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School, and the differentiating criteria for the winners were the extent to which the awareness was created and spread in the community.
St Dominic’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, worked on seggregation of paper and plastic waste in all classrooms by placing 2 separate bins in each. They also made vermicompost with leaves and paper separately. The 1st prize went to them because they took the initiative to the neighbouring schools like St Helen’s and got them to participate too.
Bala Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School involves all the grades in paper recycling and makes their own recycled paper in their labs and uses it for making charts, invites and envelopes.
Kumararani Meena Muthiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School has a team to monitor collection of waste food after lunch break and making compost out of it in ‘Khambas’ a series of special clay pots.
We firmly believe the awareness imparted to the young students will continue to grow and spread.
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