Dublin Schools win environmental awards

by Gazette Reporter

Out of the 200 projects that applied to this year’s Young Environmentalist Awards (YEA), Mercy College in Coolock has been named the Senior Waste Category Winners for their project Oceanique

 A group from Blackrock College has also taken home a special award for Transport for their project AAA. With ‘Action, Appreciation and Awareness’ in mind, the group focused on improving accessibility and visibility of active travel to and from school as well as hosting an engaging, whole school ‘Environmental Awareness Week’ that was designed to tackle misconceptions and inform students of the reality of the climate crisis.

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