Waste management is an important element of our society and we need to actively educate our students about proper waste management system. The Pre-Primary section of GIIS, Surat recently organized an I-Care programme on disposal of biodegradable & non-biodegradable wastes.
In this program, students were informed about different kinds of waste through a video. They were also educated about various kind of wastes that can pollute our environment. The aim of this activity was to educate the students about biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes. The students learned the basics of Biodegradable and Non-Biodegradable wastes. Biodegradable waste is a type of waste, typically originating from plant or animal sources, which may be degraded by other living organisms.
A Non-Biodegradable material can be defined as a kind of substance which cannot be broken down by natural organisms and acts as a source of pollution. The students were made aware of harmful side effects of both biodegradables and non-biodegradables on land, marine life and air.
The students were taught to segregate wastes based on their decomposition. They were then showed how bio-degradable wastes like vegetable peel, dried leaves etc. can be used as a manure for plants when they are decomposed. Students learned that by disposing of the wastes properly one can make a huge difference towards the environment. GIIS believes in thoroughly educating it’s students about environment as India of 21st century needs to adopt the best waste management practices, keeping in mind the growing industrial sector in the country for better city/town planning.