ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY EDUCATION 2020
Follow-up on Plastic Straw-Free AMKSS Campaign
In March 2020, Environmental Club members conducted a workshop to further reduce the use of plastic in the school. This is to continue the project initiated by the 2019 Environmental Club graduands to create an eco-friendly environment in AMKSS to support the MEWR initiative ‘Towards Zero Waste’. Follow-up workshops were conducted virtually.
Launch on Food Resilience
A Food Resilience workshop was launched on 11 March 2020 as the results of the school carbon footprint survey done in 2019 showed that food resilience is an area of concern for the school. Subsequent workshops were conducted virtually.
YED/Earth Day and Earth Hour Celebrations
Due to the Covid-19 situation, the school celebrated Youth for the Environment Day cum Earth Day by participating in a virtual talk on Planetary Emergency by WWF Singapore via YouTube. The talk served to remind students of the importance of protecting and conserving our natural resources and environment for a sustainable future.
Promoting Recycling Right
Upon the provision of the Reverse Vending Machine(RVM) from NEA, three Environmental Club members, Muhammad Hakim bin Muhammad Rostam, Ashraff Farz bin Muhammad Fazil and Kikuno Ryusei Danny, created a demonstration video on how to use the machine. In addition, Muhammad Hakim bin Muhammad Rostam produced an accompanying instruction manual for the RVM.
AMKSS students support WWF Earth Hour 2020 campaign
Two students, Kelly Choong Xin Yin and Muhamad Hakim bin Muhammad Rostam, were selected to champion the WWF Singapore Earth Hour campaign in the community through billboard messages posted at strategic bus-stop locations and in a YouTube video.