June 5, 2016: The World Environment day is celebrated with various actions for environment conservation and promotion throughout World. The theme for this year environment day was Go Wild for Life: Zero Tolerance for Poaching. To embark this day, Global Power Shift Nepal (a organization under 350.org) organized a platform for sharing complete work of change workshop and community team. The main theme of event was to display art and creativity reflected by student in various theme regarding environment conservation and promotion, eco school demonstration, stalls for impromptu demonstration of solid waste management, use of 3R solutions, video and documentary show, presentations about environment and clean energy use and many similar environmental demonstration.
There were many stalls representing various works. The few stalls present are described below:
Bio Degradable Solid Waste Management
The know-how and preparation methods of Solid Waste Management were displayed. And students were provided with short orientation in-group to raise curiosity and building capacitance.
Use of Reuse, Recycle, Refuse Display
The stall displayed various paper bags made of old newspaper, penholder and flower vase made of recycled paper, old newspaper pencil, reused plastic cup holder, mats and other creative decorations. The creativity is solution to any problem was target as waste is not waste until it is wasted.
Paper Bag and Paper based Vessels Decoration Making
This stall provided hands on learning of how to make paper bag and paper vessels for decoration. The students learnt and tried making such items, which they could reflect in homes, and help to manage house hold waste.
Eco Village Development Model Demonstration by Centre For Rural Technology
There was stall where eco model was demonstrated and one of our representative explained concepts of eco village to incoming student, parents and teachers. There were representatives from various schools and other various stakeholders.
Eco School Solution Model Display
The stall displayed a model based on eco solution for promoting eco school initiative.
Video, Presentation and Orientation to Student
The various videos, ppt based presentation and orientations were made to display creative and innovative approach for solving environmental issues. The prize was distributed to winner of art competition.
Creative Games for Student
Various creative games were played for inter mixing of students.
The day ended with clear message that students are real change maker and future climate warrior so shaping their future is essential. This is great initiative taken by Global Power Shifter Nepal team with help of Tourism Development Endeavor (TUDE).
Let the power Shift Begin. Changing Power Transforming Nepal.
Venue: Himalayan International Model School, Dhobighat, Kathmandu