TRRS Celebrates World Environmental Health Day

On 26 September, students of TRRS celebrated World Environmental Health Day, raising awareness school-wide about climate change and what we can do to contribute to the protection our planet. Students across the school enjoyed a series of class activities that focused on factors affecting our environment, such as air & water pollution, charcoal production, global warming, illegal mining, flooding, deforestation, soil erosion, waste disposal and bush fires.  

House Captains organised an upcycling contest for students from each House to use their creativity and ingenuity to design and construct fun projects using everyday recycled materials like toilet paper rolls, empty plastic bottles, old CDs, used straws, etc. Hawks emerged the Winner with their project earning top marks from the judges. 

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We welcomed Mr. Malik Kwabla Ganyo & Mr. Hardy Agbevey from Integrated Recycling and Compositing Plant (IRECOP), who delivered an engaging session to our students on how municipal level recycling and composting is done here in Accra. They also highlighted the importance recycling & composting and spoke to some challenges faced.

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Sixth Form students met with Mr. Erik Nygard, the Managing Director of Kofa, an environmental entrepreneur for a talks about the Green Business space and the opportunities available in Ghana and beyond. Kofa, who are introducing electric motorcycles into the Ghanaian market, showcased an electric motorbike allowing students to get up close to one and to learn the science behind how they work.

Our appreciation to our guests from IRECOP and Kofa for taking the time to share their expertise and enthusiasm for sustainable practices and exciting innovations in environmental technology with our students. 

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