The educational eco project of ECOPACK Bulgaria, “Become and Eco Hero! Teach everyone at home to collect waste separately!”, will be implemented in Vidin and Dimitrovgrad Municipalitiesin the period 10-28 February, 2016, with lots of great prizes in store for the youngest nature lovers and their families.
The project is conducted with the support of the two municipalities and was presented at a working meeting with the headmasters of the participating schools. Specific topics related to separate waste collection, recycling, and environmental preservation were also discussed at the meeting.
Participating schools were provided with posters and information flyers, as well as cards with a unique code for each student.Using the code on the card, school students in grades 1 through 8 will be able to register in a specially created online game and together with their parents, answer questions about the environment.http://www.ecopack.bg/game/
Everyone who answered correctly will enter a raffle with great prizes - tablets and books for the students, and for the whole family, BGN 50 vouchers for the purchase of energy-saving electric appliances. The school that earns the most points in each city will be awarded with a multimedia projector.
The Become an Eco Hero project is part of ECOPACK’s public awareness campaigns. It aims to raise the awareness and knowledge of children and their families about ways to preserve the environment and about separate waste collection and its benefits for society, as well as to help build lasting habits regarding the separate collection of waste.
The winners are to be announced on March 2nd and the highest scoring school will receive its prize at a special awards ceremony.