Official hand-over of waste bins to UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 25-09-2022.

ORANJESTAD - Aruba Airport Authority N.V.’s (AAA) “Wings of Hope” (WoH) officially hands over the Waste Sustainably project to UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium consisting of Colegio Hilario Angela, EduCampus, International School of Aruba, and Prinses Amalia Basisschool as the winner of the SDG School Champion Challenge 2022.

As part of WoHs SDG Awareness Goal, UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium. AAA officially announced UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium winner of the SDG School Champion Challenge 2022 in June, as part of WoHs SDG Awareness Goal.

Official hand-over of waste bins to UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium.They received AWG 20,000.00 to execute their waste sustainably plan, which included the installation of recycling stations at each of the 4 UNESCO schools to collect cardboard, metal, plastic, glass, and compost organic waste.

Official hand-over of waste bins to UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium.The students and staff will participate in a workshop to effectively utilize these recycling centers and collect, process, and separate their waste to maximize efficiency.

Each school will also receive a report on how much waste they collected and prevented from going into landfills.

Each school will have its own “Green Team” of students overseeing the project and communicating all relevant information with their peers.

Logo  Wings of Hope (WoH)“Green Team” members will also receive training by Plastic Beach Party and the Aruba Compost Club and become trainers for any future team members, ensuring a youth-led and continuity of the project. Students will also be encouraged to apply the same principles at home and in the community.

AAA officially handed over the waste sustainably recycling stations in the presence of AAA’s Wing of Hope workgroup, UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium, Plastic Beach Party, and Aruba Compost Club. With the Waste Sustainably project, UNESCO Schools Aruba Consortium and the Plastic Beach Party, and Aruba Compost Club will be able to collect, process, and separate their waste and lead by example for other schools, organizations, and the community.

WoH will continue to include students and the Aruban Community in projects that have a significant sustainable impact on the community. The goal is to create awareness of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while encouraging all to embrace changes that create a better and more sustainable future.

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