World Endangered Species Day 20 May 2017 – Caroline Hartog

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On the 20th of May, the KZN Miss Earth SA 2017 girls went on an amazing expedition at Ushaka Marine World, situated in our lovely city of Durban ! We learnt such great things about the precious sea animals of our coastline. Our African penguins listed as endangered are leading [...]

World Turtle Day 23 May 2017 – Caroline Hartog

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Today, was World Turle Day. Celebrating how special and important our turtles and tortoises are to us and making a promise to ourselves and our environment that we will do everything we can to make the people aware and knowledgeable enough to care for our ocean and sea animals. Did [...]

Orielia Egambaram’s self-sufficient plants and super kids

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On the 19th of May 2017, I had the privilege of doing a recycling & conservation activity with a bright group of grade 3’s from Laerskool Meyerspark in Pretoria East, where we planted various succulents in 2L bottles which were kept in their respective classrooms. The design we used allows [...]

Tarryn Kim Cornelius: #WasteStopsWithMe Upcycling Project

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23 May 2017, I headed out to Cavalleria Primary School in Scottsdene, Kraaifontein, to do the Stationary Holder Project With a Grade 3 Class. Ages 8 and 9, they were ecstatic to start this project. Majority of the pupils had their tins covered in newspaper and a handful with old [...]

Jenna Fulcher: Turning ‘Waste’ into Work.

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South Africa has so much beauty, so many incredible people and so much to offer. During my Miss Earth South Africa Campaign, I have been thinking of ways to raise money sustainably while also creating work for my local community and giving back wherever I possibly can. On Kingfisher Street in Fourways, [...]

Orielia Egambaram: Loo rolls to the rescue

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What started out as a bit of a chaotic morning on 16th May 2017, turned out to be an absolute joy coupled with wonderful improvisational skills. The grade three class at St. Paulus Primary School in Brummeria, Pretoria were the first group with whom I conducted my recycling activity. The [...]

Annemieke van Aarde: Waste Stops With Me – Upcycling Project

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It was such a joy to spend time with Pure Hope Primary School's Grade 3 class. Pure Hope was set up to educate and empower the children of Plastic View Squatter Camp in the east of Pretoria. I have been involved with various projects and outreach initiatives to this area for the [...]

Annemieke van Aarde: Earth Day 2017 Celebrations

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Miss Earth SA project day in celebration of Earth Day 2017. What an amazing feeling to impart sustainable living and environmental consciousness to the learners of Lyndhurst Primary School. These children love trees & couldn't contain their excitement to plants their own fruit trees. With dirty hands and happy hearts [...]

Annemieke van Aarde: Regional Semi-Finalist, What Motivates Me

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What motivates me is a life motivation to actively bring about positive change and to raise awareness for the plight of children & the environment. To ensure that children have a safe and clean environment to grow up in. I look forward to impart a green conscious, love & respect [...]

Lauren Giani- Reduce Reuse Recycle

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Today, the 17th of May 2017, I visited Seyisi Primary School in Kwazakhele, Port Elizabeth. The main aim of my visit was to do a recycling activity with the grade 3 learners, as well as to make them aware of the importance of recycling and just how easy it can be. There [...]

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