Interactive session on Waste Management for Class VII

An interactive session on Waste Management was organised for the students of Class VII and the Speaker was Dr. Pooja Gokhale Sinha,Professor,Environmental Biology and her team of students from Sri Venkateswara College Ms. Niva Chhonkar,Headmistress,welcomed Dr Pooja and her team.She highlighted the importance of personal hygiene and cleanliness whether it is classroom or home.She encouraged the students to take the initiative as per Gandhi’s quote ‘Be the change you wish to see in the society’. During the session students learnt about the different types of waste and methodologies of waste management.Students learnt about the need to dispose off waste properly and what can happen if the waste is not managed properly.Topics like E waste,importance of Waste Segregation, Single use Plastic,Biomedical Waste,GreenHouse Effect, Acid rain, Reuse of Wastewater,Composting were also brought to light.Students were surprised to learn about the waste generated by different countries , The aim was to sensitize the students about the seriousness and impact of Plastics on the environment. At the end of the session students enjoyed a fun quiz, a reflection on the topics related to waste management. A token prizes were given to the students as rewards for answering correctly.Ms Rituraj ,Rep Class VII delivered the vote of thanks. It was an educating and memorable experience for the students .