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8-year old wins Emirates Environmental Group award

Nia Tony, an Indian student from Dubai, won the Paper category of the Emirates Environmental Group's nationwide recycling campaign that aims to keep the environment clean and green. Nia went around campaigning in her neighbourhood, collected discarded paper and magazines from her friends at school for the purpose of recycling. In total, she collected a whopping 14,914kg of paper, the highest to have been collected among those participating.

Seven-year-old Lacksana Karthikeyan was the runner up with 6,987kg of paper waste collected over several weeks from bins outside her residence and from school staff.

Recycling is a sustainable method that can help preserve the greenery of the Planet Earth for generations to come.

 

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