On the morning of November 5, the Hanoi Department of Education and Training cooperated with the Hanoi Department of Natural Resources and Environment, and Live&Learn to hold a Conference "Summary of the program of collecting, sorting and recycling milk boxes at schools".
According to the Hanoi Department of Education and Training, educating the awareness of environmental protection for pupils from preschool and primary age not only helps them to protect the environment at school but also spreads to the family and beyond that we will have a generation conscious of environmental protection in the future. The Hanoi Department of Education and Training highly appreciated the self-controlled student model of the milk box collection, sorting and recycling program. At the same time, it is hoped that the program will continue to replicate the model to bring more benefits to the community.
According to the Organizing Committee, the school year 2020-2021, the program "School Recycling" continues to be deployed in Hanoi with the participation of 1,600 kindergartens and primary schools. In the framework of the program, students are instructed how to handle the milk boxes after drinking milk such as: put the straw into the box, clean, stick a sticker on the mouth of the box and put it in the right place. Then, milk boxes will be collected every two weeks and transferred to the paper mill for recycling into other useful products such as industrial paper and roofing sheets, eco-flat sheets, etc. There are many activities to educate students about environmental protection awareness.
The summary conference is also an opportunity for city leaders, departments, schools and organizations to meet and share models of environmental protection education across 30 districts.
At the meeting, environmental protection initiatives from NGOs and businesses were widely shared and spread to many schools in Hanoi. In which, GreenID participated in the exhibition to share the program "Green Citizen School". Many teachers and representatives of the Board of Directors of primary and secondary schools have been interested and wished to participate in the Green Citizen School network.
"Green Citizen School" booth at the conference