2014, San Andres de Giles, Buenos Aires, Argentina
This project aims to educate the community about the importance of reducing the use of plastic bags, and the dangers associated with use of these bags.
The first stage of the project was to raise public awareness through various media. The students prepared informative messages and used the school radio to spread their communications. The second stage of the project was to present their messages to local and provincial authorities.
To the students’ excitement, the Mayor of the County (Municipality) signed the ordinance prohibiting the use of plastic bags starting January 1, 2015!