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USE AND RE-USE: FOR A CLEAN ENVIRONMENT - 2018

Location

Street: Piazza Coppola
Number: 2
Town/City: Enna
Postal code: 94100
Country: Italy


About The Action Developer (the structure)

Name of structure/entity: Comune di Enna - S.R.R. Ato 6 - EnnaEuno S.p.A.

Type of structure/entity: Administration/Public Authority

Website: www.comune.enna.it

Contact preference: segreteria.sindaco@pec.comune.enna.it presidenza.consiglio@pec.comune.enna.it 0935 40111 rosatermine@virgilio.it


Your EWWR Action Proposal

Themes Covered: Strict avoidance and reduction at source, Reuse and preparing for reuse, Waste sorting and recycling, PTD theme

Dates of the proposed action: Monday, 19 November 2018, Tuesday, 20 November 2018, Wednesday, 21 November 2018, Thursday, 22 November 2018, Friday, 23 November 2018


Description of the EWWR action:
This project, carried out by the Municipality of Enna, Enna Euno S.p.A. (a subsidiary company of Public Administrations), and S.R.R. (Società per la Regolamentazione del Servizio di Gestione Rifiuti) Enna Provincia - Ato 6, aims at promoting waste-reduction and reuse of waste through the active involvement of students and citizens. The project consists of following actions: 1) Awareness Campaign for Schools - To raise students awareness of the importance of waste-reduction, an awareness campaign on the importance of re-usage and zero waste will be launched for Schools (Primary and Middle Schools), from 19th to 23th November 2018. Students will be invited, for example, to repair items to give a product a new life or to avoid packaging; meetings will also be organized to show them how to activate the following Creative Recycling Workshops: a) “Scarta la carta” (Discard the paper): an activity which aims at creating new and useful paper, re-using wastepaper. b) “Gioca la plastica” (Play the plastic): activity which aims at making toys out of recycled plastic. c) “How to make home composting” in the schoolyard. The workshops also discuss topics including: how to make repair activities; hazardous waste management; etc. On 19th November 2018 – Primary and Middle Schools “Istituto Comprensivo Santa Chiara”: - at 8:30 am – 10:00 am, conference on Waste Collection; - at 10:15 am – 12:15 am, citizens living nearby schools will be made aware by the students of the Middle School, who will mount information stalls in front of the nearest supermarket. As well as informing on the thematic focus of EWWR 2018, “Hazardous Waste Prevention: Time to Detox!”, and on the impact of packaging to reduce our consumption of packaging. On 20th November 2018 - Primary School of “Istituto Comprensivo Edmondo De Amicis”, at 9:00 am – 11:00 am, conference on Waste Collection. On 21th November 2018 - Middle School of “Istituto Comprensivo F. P. Neglia-N. Savarese”: - at 8:30 am – 10:00 am, conference on Waste Collection. - at 10:15 am – 12:30 am, citizens living nearby schools will be made aware by the students of the Middle School, who will mount information stalls in front of the nearest supermarket. As well as informing on the thematic focus of EWWR 2018. 2) Awareness for Council workers - Council workers will be involved in the awareness and reduction of waste campaign in the office, encouraging them not to print emails, to read and follow document changes on screen, to set printers and photocopiers to print on both sides, to use recycled paper, to drink tap water, and to properly dispose of hazardous waste. On 19th November 2018 - Municipality of Enna, at 12:30 am – 2:00 pm. 3) Visit to the Communal Collection Point of Enna - students will visit the Communal Collection Point of Enna so to get used to the use of the area for the deposit of bulky waste and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). On 20th and 22th November 2018 – c/da Venova, at 10:00 am – 13:00 am. 4) Final event On 23th November 2018 - Municipal "Sala Cerere": - at 9:00 am – 10:00 am, in a press conference Schools will be invited to participate at the event “European Clean-Up Day", that will take place on 8th May 2019, during which students will help to clean up the park of “Torre di Federico”; - at 10:15 am – 2:00 pm, “Students meet the citizens”: at the end of the activities at school and in the nearby area, students will meet the citizens in the Municipal Art Gallery of Enna, where they will show them how simple is to reduce waste by re-using and re-inventing new products; finally the resulting new products will be exhibited. Furthermore, in order to encourage the use of tap water so to reduce bottle packaging (as well as protecting one’s health by avoiding that plastic chemicals components, used for bottles and other types of food packaging, enter the body), students will invite people to taste several types of water placed on the market, including tap water, with their eyes closed! Finally, students will collect toys and teen-series books to do an interesting activity called “RiGiocattolo e RiLibro: dai loro una seconda vita, se non li usi più” (Re-Toy and Re-Book: give them a second chance, if you don’t use them anymore). These toys and books will be then given to the voluntary association “La Tenda”, during the ceremony of the “Epiphany of solidarity 2019”, so to contribute to the reduction of both the consumption and waste. The association will provide to give them to children, particularly to those coming from socially disadvantaged families. - at 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, press conference to launch the event “Use and re-use: making the environment clean”, which will take place on 31th May 2019 in the Municipal Art Gallery of Enna. Students and experts in the field will give speeches and exhibit the work made during the yearly educational path, so to reinforce the value of the natural resources. Moreover, foodstuffs will be collected and distributed by the voluntary associations “La Tenda” and “Il Centro di Ascolto S. Chiara”, aiming at giving support to the families in need living in Enna, previously communicated by the Social Services of the Municipality of Enna. Under the Patronage of: Prefettura di Enna, Dipartimento Acqua e Rifiuti - Regione Siciliana, ARPA Sicilia, Libero Consorzio Comunale di Enna, “Kore” University of Enna, ASP 4 Enna and Eco Enna Servizi S.r.l.