Terra Cypria and Vasiliko Cement Works organise student program on marine litter

A 2-day environmental education program for elementary school students on marine litter was organised by Vasiliko Cement Works in collaboration with Terra Cypria- Cyprus Conservation Foundation.

A press release by Vasiliko Cement Works issued on Friday says that the program took place between March 21-22 and was attended by elementary students from six schools in the neighbouring communities of Kalavasos, Zyg- Mari, Tochni, Maroni, Psematismenos, Asgata and Pentakomo. The aim of the program was to raise awareness on marine litter and the need to reduce our waste.

The students visited the Governors Beach area where they collected rubbish and also attended a conference in the Zygi Community Hall where they were briefed on waste management schemes and the environment and health impacts of marine litter by Government Officials and other stakeholders.

The students were also asked to choose a category of waste and to carry out an information and awareness campaign for the reduction of litter.

Vasiliko Cement Plant was awarded as the” Golden Protector of the Environment “for the year 2018 for its actions and campaigns for the protection of the environment.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Terra Cypria and Vasiliko Cement Works organise student program on marine litter

A 2-day environmental education program for elementary school students on marine litter was organised by Vasiliko Cement Works in collaboration with Terra Cypria- Cyprus Conservation Foundation.

A press release by Vasiliko Cement Works issued on Friday says that the program took place between March 21-22 and was attended by elementary students from six schools in the neighbouring communities of Kalavasos, Zyg- Mari, Tochni, Maroni, Psematismenos, Asgata and Pentakomo. The aim of the program was to raise awareness on marine litter and the need to reduce our waste.

The students visited the Governors Beach area where they collected rubbish and also attended a conference in the Zygi Community Hall where they were briefed on waste management schemes and the environment and health impacts of marine litter by Government Officials and other stakeholders.

The students were also asked to choose a category of waste and to carry out an information and awareness campaign for the reduction of litter.

Vasiliko Cement Plant was awarded as the” Golden Protector of the Environment “for the year 2018 for its actions and campaigns for the protection of the environment.

Source: Cyprus News Agency