Youth turning the tide on plastic pollution

Nora (centre) with her siblings (from left) Emma and Sara, volunteering for river cleaning during the recovery MCO last year. Photo: Nora Zain

Just because they’re young, it doesn’t mean that they can’t make an impact in their homes, neighbourhood, and the community. At least, that’s what these three teenage girls believe.

Dhanya Night, 14, Nora Zain, 15, and Nur Kylie Khalieshah, 16, may be still in secondary school, but they have been influencing their families, friends and even the community to reduce their plastic consumption, through a United Nations initiative known as the Plastic Tide Turners Challenge.

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