SAVE A PLASTIC, A LIFE'S SAFE
The collaboration between Blossom World Society and J.O.E Eco Alliance with the initiative from the BWS ground-up youth project, Project C.P.R., hopes to raise awareness on the issues of plastic waste that have been growing nationally and globally. A series of events lined up months before in hopes to celebrate the collective efforts in reducing disposable plastics in Singapore. July is chosen to commemorate not only International Plastic Bag Free Day (3rd July) and also Singapore’s very own Climate Action Week.
COME ON DOWN TO PLASTIC-LESS JULY AT WESTGATE, COURTYARD ON 20TH – 21ST JULY 2019 (SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)
as we celebrate International Plastic Bag Free Day and Singapore’s Climate Action Week and hard work in reducing the use of single-use plastics.
Admission is free!
Join us in uncovering the detrimental impacts of plastic waste through our interactive exhibits, games and a massive whale sculpture that showcases some of the direct harm of plastic waste on the environment.
on 20 & 21 July 2019 at WESTGATE, L1 Courtyard
Venue: WESTGATE | L1 Courtyard
3 Gateway Dr, Singapore 608532
Date: 20 & 21 July 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)
Time: 10am - 9pm
Official Launch of Plastic-Less July
Join us as we mark the official opening of Plastic-Less July, an event in celebration of International Plastic Bag Free Day and Singapore’s Climate Action Week, and in support of Towards Zero Waste.
Day 1 - 20th July 2019
Ms Low Yen Ling
Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Manpower
Mayor, South West District
Day 2 - 21th July 2019
Guest-of-honourMs Sim Ann
Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth
ADMISSION IS FREE!
Catch the winners of Your Life Your Choice, a public speaking competition, as they will present their own views and perspectives on the current dire situation of the environment. Micro video presentation by the top 3 winners of the competition, Through Your Lens. Experience and learn through a short 30 to 40-second-long video. Come catch how these creative individuals managed to succinctly capture the theme of plastic waste.
We will also be presenting the prizes to the winners of both competition!
Family Upcycling workshop:
Come learn how to make your very own reusable bag using recyclable materials through a fun and interactive method. Too lonely to do it by yourself? Fret not! This activity is catered not just for individuals but also oriented in such a way that you can make the bag together with your friends and family.
Sorting trash (biodegradable vs non-biodegradable):
Ever wondered what happens to the plastic waste in the ocean? Do they just magically disappear? Come find out what items are biodegradable and non-biodegradable, and learn how to differentiate between the two.
Sort trash (Recyclable vs non-recyclable):
Recycling has been regarded highly in the recent years. But is just recycling enough? Are we recycling the right way? We will impart some of the interesting facts about recycling that would not only intrigue you, but surprise you!
The impact of plastic waste has harmed marine animals to the extent where they are being washed up ashore with their bellies filled with plastic wastes. Find out how can we contribute in providing a better tomorrow for our future generation. Come have a look at our Whale exhibit that would give you a picture of the gravity of the situation currently.
Come check out our poster exhibition where we would share a couple of interesting fun facts and statistics about the plastic recycling rate, plastic waste, plastic pollution of the world and of Singapore. We would also share some interesting tips on what you can do to play your part in saving the environment!
See you there!
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