As a club, we have observed that in our country, Zambia, we do not have a phone recycling agency. We are currently working on paper, plastic and bottle recycling. We are trying to avoid people from dumping electronics any where and any how in the environment. We are trying to create awareness in Zambia by sensitising the public through awareness programmes that do with phone recycling. On the other hand we are trying to fundraise money so as to catch the eye of huge companies such as NOKIA. These companies collect these old phones from some west African countries and ship them off to Europe where they are recycled. We are also supporting the recyclying agencies by collecting plastics, glass bottles and paper and handing them over to the recycling agencies. We are also working on a petition to public which has to be approved by the Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ). This petition involves the fining of people who burn the garbage, poach animals and cut down trees . By doing so we can create a green and safer environment of Zambia and also the world as a whole.
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Last Tuesday the head education director of The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP for short), Kim Estes, came in as a guest speaker, invited by the environmental club. The main topic of her presentation was water supply and wastewater…
"well, I'm doing individual creative work, but am also head of my school's environmental club. We emailed prospect park zoo a couple of months ago, as I attended the teen internship in 2011, asking if we could take a look at what I and my…"
It looks like you have a lot of great projects in the works-
Which of your developments are you most excited about in the upcoming months?
Let me know if the zoo can help you in any way.