Raffles Institution

Raffles One Earth

  • taken by Lai Yan Ru and Sonali for Deck the Walls 2017, a project by the Raffles Photographic Society

    Save the environment.

    It’s an old rhetoric. Everyone seems to be talking about it, and yet as you look around you, few people seem to be doing their part.

    Here at Raffles One Earth, you will have the opportunities and resources to change that, one step at a time. You will have the chance to explore your various interests in the environment, or simply learn more about today’s pressing environmental issues. You can make new friends who may be from different backgrounds, but you will all be bonded by your common passion for the environment. Mostly importantly, you can serve an aspect of your community that is often overlooked by many of your peers. As long as you’re interested in broadening your knowledge and serving the environment, don’t be afraid to sign up! We look forward to seeing you there!

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    Achievement and Highlights

    Workshop on recycling
    Workshop at Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Primary School to educate children on the environmental benefits of recycling.

    Workshop on reducing plastic usage
    Organised for the students of Catholic High Primary School to encourage them to practice reducing plastic usage in their everyday lives.

    IHC Recycling
    Reached out to the school by advocating good recycling habits through IHC Remix Recycling competition where the school cohort was encouraged to recycle paper products and plastic bottles. The Environmental Quiz was also organised for the student population to raise interest and awareness in environmental conservation both locally and globally.

    Learning Journey to Botanic Gardens and Temasek Polytechnic
    Learning journey to Botanic Gardens, a Unesco World Heritage Site where members learnt the important role that Botanic Gardens had in fostering agricultural development in Singapore. They also visited the South Wing in Temasek Polytechnic, a Green Mark Platinum Building awarded by BCA where they learnt of its environmental features and the importance of green buildings in enhancing Singapore’s environment.

    Teachers in charge

    Ms May Wong