Since the re-launch of Straits Green’s “playground by the sea” in August last year, the community park in Seri Tanjung Pinang has become host to a project called Think Green and is a hotspot of sustainable eco-friendly practices.
Think Green has been made possible by a number of organisations – the project is driven by Eastern & Oriental Berhad (E&O) under the E&O A.R.T. (Action, Reach Out, Transform) community relations programme and supported by the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) and Cultivate Central. Together, these organisations worked with 40 children in Standards 4 and 5, and two teachers each from three local schools, namely SK Tanjong Tokong, SK (C) Hun Bin and SK (T) Azad. Hosting events every Friday, Think Green brings the children to Straits Green to play games and learn about gardening, growing vegetables, recycling and composting, as well as entrepreneurship.
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