Kids & Parents DIY Recycle Bag Workshop (JCI Sandakan)

Member

Sue Sem Yap


Duration

July 8, 2017

Target

50 participants


Target population

50


Target avg age

10


People impacted

35


Sustainable Development Goal

Responsible Consumption and Production


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

To reduce usage of plastic bags through raising awareness at an early age.


Overview

This workshop was organized by JCI Sandakan in conjunction to the International Plastic Bag-Free Day which falls on the 3rd July every year. The purpose was to raise awareness on the environmental impact and hazards of single-use plastic bags. It was also to spread the word that a plastic bag-free world is possible through a simple action.

During the workshop, the trainer explained about the impact of using plastic bag to the environment. Kids and parents were taught to make their own shopping bag using used t-shirts. They were also encouraged to share their skills to their families and friends after the workshop.


Results

The workshop was participated by 25 participants. Participants was lesser than targeted number as most of the students are committed with school curriculum and other celebrations.


Recommendations

1) To encourage more participation through early publicity, visitation to schools.
2) To involve government sector and other NGO to raise more awareness.

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