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Battery recycling awareness in Schools


Beeatoona launched its awareness program in 170 schools in Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia, organizing training workshops for teachers.

The purpose of training was to raise awareness among teachers people on the importance of battery recycling. The trainings provided the teachers people with information and tools, to help them raise awareness among students from grade 6 to 9, on the hazards of improper disposal of batteries.

TOT for teachers, November 15, 2008 - Radisson SAS Hotel, Beirut.

 The 1st TOT for teachers was held on November 15, 2008, on the occasion of the National Environment Day, at the Radisson SAS Hotel in Beirut (Photos 6 and 7, next page). More than 80 teachers from 50 schools attended the training workshop.

The training aimed at providing the participants with tools and techniques to raise awareness among students from grade 6 to 9, of 50 schools spread proportionally across the Lebanese territory, on the negative effects of hazardous disposal of home batteries. The workshop also marked the launching of a competition among the participating schools.

TOT for teachers, February 12, 2010 – “Haifa School”, Bir Hassan.
In collaboration with the Canadian embassy, BEEATOONA launched its project “Battery Recycling for a Better Environment” in the UNRWA schools, during a training workshop for teachers which was held at “Haifa School”, Bir Hassan, on Friday, February 12, 2010, from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM.

BEEATOONA gathered more than 30 computer teachers and health tutors, coming from 7 different camps, and trained them on the dangers of used batteries, how can they contaminate the environment, and the steps that can be taken in order to reduce the damages on the nature. The teachers seemed highly concerned and alerted, actively participating in the discussions, maximizing their knowledge in the matter, in order to transfer the information that they collected to their students, accompanied by the informative documents which were provided to them by BEEATOONA team.