On December 15, GreenHub, cooperating with WWF, successfully organized a TOT (Training of Trainers) conference on practical knowledge about plastic waste in Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province. With the concentration of teachers of 120 secondary schools and high schools in the province, the conference has achieved extremely positive results.
According to the pre-conference assessment, 75% of teachers evaluated themselves that they have little information and essential knowledge about the environment and plastic waste. They shared that: through the conference, they really understand the cycle of plastic waste and their dangerous impacts on the environment, human health in the present time and for our descendants in the future. It is an immeasurable consequence, an onerous burden if we do not act now. This meaningful message has been deeply conveyed to the teachers – the force that plays a key role in bringing knowledge to students, to the community to build a civilized society saying no with plastic waste.
During the conference, Ms. Tran Thi Hoa – Director of Centre for Supporting Green Development (GreenHub) shared important information and knowledge of waste, including the current status and actual data on Vietnam’s plastic and coastal plastic waste, especially referring to the methods and models of organic waste treatment and recycling. These practical, easy-to-do, low-cost, and highly-applicable solutions answer the question of how to make the most of the organic and plastic waste that we release into the environment, turning them into valuable resources.
Besides, it is easy to see the most special feature in this conference is the sense of green living, the spirit of learning and the constructive contributions of the teachers in Phu Yen province. After the conference, 99% of the teachers self-assessed themselves had the necessary knowledge of plastic waste. These small but meaningful steps have brought light and positive energy to our protecting Earth journey.