World Environment Day is a United Nation’s initiative. It is an important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Above all, World Environment Day is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something to take care of the Earth. It can be focused locally, nationally or globally; it can be a solo action or involve a community. Everyone is free to choose.
Each World Environment Day is organised around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental issue. The theme for 2018 is Beating Plastic Pollution.
Children in the Wilderness celebrated this year’s World Environment day with the support of African Wildlife Foundation. 350 pupils from Lupani School in Zambia participated in the cleaning up of the school premises, all surrounding villages and the roads leading to Kazungula Border post.
In line with this year’s theme, the school collected all the litter and sorted it, placing plastics and bottles aside. The Local Council Authority manages the land fill and recycling in the area, d with the help of the children, the waste was sorted and disposed of correctly.
Well done Lupani Primary School!