Cameron Highland schools create solutions from recyclables

SJK(T) Tanah Rata pupils explaining how their project works during the competition.

Pupils from 10 Cameron Highlands primary schools showed their creativity by making functional equipment from recyclable materials.

Regional Environmental Awareness Cameron Highlands (REACH) president A. Dilip Martin said the schools took part in its Trash is Cash competition.

The event was held at Dewan Jubli Perak Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah in Tanah Rata.

Dilip said the schools included SJK (T) Ringlet, SJK (T) Kuala Terla, SJK (T) Tanah Rata, SJK (T) Ladang Blue Valley, SK Ringlet and SK Kampung Raja.

Judging panel evaluating SJK (T) Kuala Terla’s entry in the Trash is Cash competition.Judging panel evaluating SJK (T) Kuala Terla’s entry in the Trash is Cash competition.

“The participating teams were given three weeks to prepare their projects.

“The pupils showcased their innovative ideas using recycled materials.

“They built a mini cooler and mini hydroponic systems,” he said.

Dilip said the competition was organised by REACH for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, and the first with a focus on carbon footprint reduction.

“We want schoolchildren to be aware of the importance of 3R (reduce, reuse, recycle,” he added.

SJK (T) Ringlet came in first and won RM800, while SJK (T) Kuala Terla won RM500 for second place and SJK (T) Tanah Rata bagged RM300 in third.

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