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February 12, 2024, 4:57 pm
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QVS to host Global Recycling Day

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Global Recycling Day 2024 will be held at Queen Victoria School in Tailevu.

Pacific Recycling Foundation founder and Waste Recyclers Fiji Limited chief executive officer Amitesh Deo said it would mark the first time in history that such a significant celebration will be staged within a school environment, symbolising a pivotal moment in Fiji’s environmental consciousness.

He lauded the management of QVS and Education Ministry for their support.

Mr Deo highlighted the historical significance of Global Recycling Day 2024 at QVS with the convergence of national leaders, ex-scholars, current students, and stakeholders in solidarity for Fiji’s environment and waste management.

He said a highlight of the event will be the launch of a recycling program designed to revolutionise the mindset and behaviour towards recycling at Matavatucou.

Mr Deo said further details about this program will be unveiled during the event.

QVS principal Timoci Vosailagi expressed gratitude to PRF for bringing the celebrations to the school.

He said the opportunity would allow QVS to showcase its commitment to environmental sustainability and contribute to the recycling movement.

He emphasised the importance of instilling best practices in recycling and waste management among the school’s young leaders.

Global Recycling Day will be held on March 18.