Earth Hour/Earth Day Pledges
Gabriel Cutajar (St Theresa School, Gozo)
My list of small changes that make a big difference are:
1) pick up plastic when I go to the beach
2) pick up plastic when I’m out at sea with my kayak
3) sort our the wast at home and at school in the proper bins
Jake Zammit (St.Clare College - San Gwann Primary School)
To not use unneeded electricity.
Andrei Paskhalov (San Gwann Santa Klara Primary)
I take care of the environment.
Zanishia Borg (San Gwann primary)
I will try to turn off the light when I leave my room . I will use less plastic. Use my bike more often
Jake Ellul (San Gwann Primary)
Turn off lights when we don’t need them.
Don’t use disposables.
Use reusable bags.
Miguel Mintoff (San Gwann St Clair)
I pledge that I will turn off lights that I don’t need.
I will try to use less plastic.
I will turn off water when it is not being used.
Martina Debono (San Gwann primary school saint clara)
I will try to switch off the lights when I am going to leave a room, plant more trees and plants and not use lots of plastic to help the environment
Kazeiah (San Gwann Primary)
We reduce plastic
We sort the trash in different bins
I will plant more trees
I will turn off the lights when not needed
Karl Barbara (Kulleġ Santa Klara)
I wish that in our world there aren’t people who throw trash in our world/environment and that we can have no WARS!!!
Nathan Micallef Turner (San Ġwann primary)
I promise that I will do eco freindly stuff for the honors of god and my planet.
Yasmin (San Gwann Primary School)
I pledge to turn of the lights when I am not in the room
Zachary Spiteri (St .Theresa School Kercem, Gozo)
use less plastic,
switch of the lights when not in use
never litter outside on the floor.
Kurt Mercieca (St Theresa School)
I thank the Earth for giving us trees for good oxygen. I promise to look after our garden and take care of nature.
Liam Tabone (St.Theresa school)
I am thankful for the Eerth because there is a lot of animals.
Juan Legros (St. Theresa School Kercem Gozo)
My list of small changes is to use simple ways to go green: To reuse, reduce and recycle.
I also can buy a new houseplant for a greener home.
Glen Portelli (St. Theresa School)
To hear a bird sing do not buy a cage plant a tree.
Luke Portelli (St Theresa school)
When we plant trees we plant the seed of hope
Hailey Sultana (St Theresa School Kercem Gozo)
My list of small changes that make a big difference is to buy fewer items made of plastic, to follow the 3 R’s (Reuse, Reduce, Recycle), to use energy-efficient light bulbs and to volunteer for cleanups.
Karl Cordina (St.Theresa School Kercem)
I am grateful for our Mother Earth because it is our home and it gives us all we need.
I can help save the Earth by using rechargeable batteries instead of the regular ones.
Alisa Sacco (St. Theresa School, Kercem)
For Earth Day my list of small changes that make a difference are:
•I will save energy by turning off lights when not being used.
•I will not waste water and used refillable water bottles for drinking.
•I will not litter and promise to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle!
Francesca Mercieca ((St Theresa School, Kercem))
I speak for trees, for the trees have no tongue, don’t put me down as I am helping you to breathe and keep you cool.
Eve Galea (St Theresa School - Kercem)
My list of small changes that make a big difference is by cleaning plastic from around us.
I can make this world a greener place to live by planting more trees.
Faith Galea (St Theresa School - Kercem)
I can help save the earth by recycling, reducing and reusing.
I am thankful for the earth because we still have nature to look at.
Keelan Farrugia (St Theresa School Kercem)
I am greatful for Earth and all her gifts that nourish and sustain me.
Ayden Mercieca (St Theresa School)
I can help save the earth by saving water and recycling paper.
Martina Mizzi (St Theresa School)
I promise to never throw rubbish outside.I can make the world a better place by planting more trees and plnts
Anne Vella (St.Theresa School, Kercem)
I am thankful for the trees, animals, rain and sunshine.
To celebrate Earth Day I pledge to:
* use an eco-friendly shopping bag when doing the grocery shopping with my mum.
* to turn off the water whilst brushing my teeth.
* to turn off the lights when I leave my bedroom.
Jayden Farrugia (St. Theresa Primary School, Kercem Gozo)
I pledge to make a number of small changes that make a big difference…These are:
Save water, recycle, stop pollution, use a bicycle, not litter, say no to plastic, grow more plants and save animals.
Aiden Debrincat Theuma (Santa Teresa School Kercem Gozo)
I Promise to keep our envirment clean by always picking trash after me
Muscat Anita – EkoSkola Link person (St Theresa School, Kercem)
I will continue to raise awareness amongst the students about a more environmentally friendly lifestyle each one of us can adopt and do my best to instil a love and a sense of responsibility for our planet.
Every small action counts and is a step in the right direction.
Lucas Joe Borg (St.Theresa School Kercem)
I can help save the Earth by turning off my electronics when not being used to save energy. I will also walk to school when possible to help create a cleaner and healthier environment.
Elisa Xerri (St. Theresa School- Kercem)
I can make this world a greener place to live by recycle materials as much as I can and save water by not leaving the water running when brushing my teeth.
Leah Azzopardi (St.Theresa School)
I can make this world a greener place to live by turning off the lights and tablets when not being used. Also I will plant flowers and trees with my family.
Chloe Grech (St.Theresa School - Kercem)
I can make this world a greener place to live by planting more trees as trees give us oxygen, by recycling, reducing and reusing products and by switching off the lights when not needed.
Wayne Zammit Agius (Santa Theresa School Kercem Gozo)
I promise to keep our environment clean
Mason Vella (St Theresa kercem)
I am thankful for the plants and trees that give us fresh air.
I will take care of the environment by. Watering plants and won’t throw litter.
Zoey Farrugia (St. Theresa School - Kercem Gozo)
As part of celebrating Earth Day. I pledge that everyday I will do 3 small things I am able to do alone to help save our Earth:
1. Take shorter showers to save water
2. Save energy by turning off lights
3. Turn off water while brushing teeth
Gabriel Micallef (St. Theresa School-Kercem-Gozo)
I can help the Earth by using less plastic and switch off the light when I do not need it.
Julian Mizzi (St. Theresa School Kercem)
I am thankful for clean water. I am grateful for animals. I can save water to help save Earth in all ways. I can stop littering.
Zane Grima (St.Theresa School Kercem)
I will remind my mother to take recyclable bags to the grocery store . And I will also use less water and electricity.
Jade Grima (St. Theresa School - Kercem)
– I will pick up litter that I see.
– I will help care for plants and trees.
– I will not litter.
Conor Debono (St. Theresa School, Kercem)
I will use the reusable, keep separating the waste and use less water and electricity.
Francesco Mercieca (Santa Theresa School- Kercem, Gozo)
I am going to plant a windowsill garden with the scraps of vegetables.
I also going to use both sides of any paper I use.
Christina Mercieca (Santa Theresa School -Kercem, Gozo)
I promise to close the faucet while brushing my teeth and to switch to a bamboo toothbrush.
Kyan Galea (St. Theresa School Kercem)
I can help save the Earth by recycling plastic, re-using old things and try not to waste electricity and water. I also make sure not to waste paper since it comes from trees, which is very important for the environment.
Matthea (St Theresa School, Kercem)
I am going to help save the earth by:
1. Using less light
2. Using our bicycles more
3. Spending less time on screens
Amy Xiberras (St.Theresa school)
I am greatful for the trees that give us oxygen
Yana Gatt (St Theresa School - Kercem)
I can help the earth by planting more seeds.
Kate Bajada (St.Theresa School Kerċem, Gozo.)
I am grateful that the earth has nature plants trees and many more blessed things.
Nicole Sciberras (St.Francis Secondary School Sliema)
I will continue to use less paper and saving more water and electricity.
Lelio Spiteri (Gozo College Rabat Primary - The Happy School)
I dedicated my daily video clip uploaded on the school’s Facebook page to Earth Day 2020 and gave practical examples to students to help our Earth be a better place for you and for me.
Logan Poyntz (Gozo College Victoria Primary School)
The Earth Needs our love. Little steps in the right directions add up to big ones. We don’t have another! I promise I will turn the water off when I brush my teeth and turn off the lights when I leave my room.
Ramona Mercieca (Gozo College Middle School)
My pledge on Earth Day is to continue doing my best to instil in my students, friends and relatives a love for nature. I will start a vegetable corner at home, avoid using the car for short travel and reduce meat consumption. Let’s make everyday Earth Day!!
Neeve Mejlaq (The Happy School Gozo College Rabat Primary)
I promise to keep our planet Earth clean. I will not litter and I am going to turn off the lights when I leave my room. Also I will remind my mother to bring a reusable bag every time we go shopping.
J. Jesse Mercieca – Eco-Schools (Rabat Primary School, Gozo)
I pledge to help the earth and cut down my electrical use and printing on paper
Saviour Joseph Vella (Gozo College Middle School)
My pledge is to always care for wildlife and their habitats especially marine life, by minimizing the use of plastics, always picking up plastic on beaches and creating an awareness on how human action affects the environment.
Eko Skola St Dorothy’s Sliema (St Dorothy's Primary School Sliema)
The Members of EkoSkola Committee pledge:
– to use less plastic products (for example, we can use food wraps covered in beeswax rather than Cling-film);
– to walk or use a bicycle rather than a car;
– to raise awareness as a community;
– to reuse, reduce and recycle.
Mariah Cauchi (Happy School Rabat Primary)
To remember to turn off the light after I leave a room.
Elena Azzopardi (Happy school victoria primary school)
Audrey Micallef (Gozo College Middle School)
My pledge to care for the earth is that I will try to avoid using single-use plastics as much as possible. This is due to the fact that plastic causes problems for us all – humans, animals and our planet Earth. I will also separate waste to avoid filling our landfills.
Cut used sheets of paper in four turn over and keep by the phone to take notes.. also for kids to draw on..
use a large hand bag for groceries… buy products in paper containers…
put coffee and tea grounds in garden …start a compost pile in garden
and do not throw away containers….leave a container of water and some food outside for stray cats and dogs..
Isaac Buttigieg (Victoria Primary School)
I will do my best to take care of Earth.
Marta Magro (The Happy School Victoria Gozo)
I PROMISE TO KEEP THE EARTH VERY CLEAN, NO TRASH ON THE FLOOR, TAKE CARE OF ANIMALS AND GROW MORE PLANTS, FLOWERS AND WATER TREES FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE.
Warren Cauchi (Happy school Rabat Primary)
I pledge to keep the neighbourhood clean of any plastic and dangerous things that can come to animals. Also, to use less plastic and help to make the world greener with plants.
Lara and Lisa Giordmaina (Qormi San Gorg Primary School, St Ignatius College)
We are members of our school’s EkoSkola committee and together with our family we promise that:
We will continue using less plastic, to reuse, reduce, refuse and recycle.
We will continue separating our waste.
We will continue saving water and electricity.
We will continue reducing the use of paper and wherever possible use both sides.
We will continue planting and growing trees.
We will continue keeping our sea, our country, our village and our school tidy.
We encourage others to do the same!
Kyron (St Margaret School Primary B Zabbar)
use less plastic,
take our own containers to the supermarket to re-fill and
never litter outside on the floor.
Klementa Abela (Saint Benedict College, Middle School Kirkop)
This is my pledge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M76kIB8vuGg&feature=youtu.be
Ayden Fenech (St ignazju san gorg qormi)
My brother and I together with my parents will also pray for people in need because of what is happening at the moment in the world. Stay inside. Stay safe. Be happy and stay motivated.
Jean Karl Grech (Mosta Primary B)
We created a hashtag which will be used by students, parents and staff who participate in the Earth Hour initiative. The children have been given a set of activities they can do at home , including colouring a poster on the tablet. They will share a photo of this once the hour passes, online with the hashtag #LightsOUTMostaB. We also passed on the message that this initiative should guide us to helping out with climate change every day.
Sam Cuschieri (St Ignatius College, Qormi St George's Primary)
In the meantime, weather permits, we will be doing some planting and reading Frollu jmur il-Buskett!!! Stay safe, Stay inside.
Lorna Darmanin (St Benedict College Middle School Kirkop)
We promise to switch off the lights for one hour between 8.30 and 9.30 pm. Although locked in our homes we are keeping our hearts open towards our Earth <3
Florian Mizzi Vella (Qormi San Gorg St. Ignatius College)
I promise not only to switch the light for one hour but to take care of the environment all my life by reducing, re-using and recycling, planting and taking care of trees and protecting all animals and wildlife.
Jack Falzon Gatt (St. Ignatius College - Qormi San Gorg)
I promise to switch off the light for one hour on Saturday 28th March 2020 from 8.30 to 9.30.
Miriam Grech, Francesca Scerri & Mariella Camilleri (Laura Vicuna School)
Due to the current situation, Laura Vicuna School, Għasri, Gozo sent email to 285 parents/guardians and staff informing them about the collaborative Earth Hour initiative.
We, Francesca, Mariella & Miriam, (supervisors of the EkoSkola Committee) are all doing this activity as well on Sunday from 8:30pm till 9:30pm where we will avoid the usage of electricity.
- Marika Camilleri (San lawrenz Primary School)
Emma Sara Onodi (San Lawrenz Primary,Gozo)
We will switch the lights and sit aroumd the candles to talk about our dreams and hopes.
St Francis School, Victoria – Ms Stephanie Mercieca
For Earth Hour at school we switched off all the lights, interactive whiteboards and computers for one hour. On the day we took meter readings and compared to consumption to that of other ‘normal’ days and found that we managed to use 13% less electricity!
St Ignatius College, Żebbuġ Primary – Claire Bezzina
Students and staff at school will take notice of all the lights switched on in rooms where no lessons are being held. Lights will be obviously switched off.
Every student will take the pledge to consume less electricity and water. Morning assemblies will make all the staff and students aware of the necessity to take more care of our planet.
- St Edward’s College – Samantha Abela
EkoSkola President, St Edward’s College
The Members of the EkoSkola Committee are all doing this activity as well on Sunday from 8:30pm till 9:30pm.
- Mellieħa Primary – Max Vella
St. Benedict College, Qrendi Primary – Charlene Bugeja
I promise to switch off the light for one hour and more on Earth Hour.
Next Friday we will switch off all the lights too . :-)
St. Benedict College, Għaxaq Primary – M’Doris Zammit
We will switch off the boards and discuss good practices on how to save electricity. We can also go outdoors e.g. the school yard and have other activities – or simply enjoy a good book/story telling session in the school gardens.
St Joseph School Senior Section – Sarah Vassallo
Each student in school will take a pledge to consume less electricity and water in individual ways and pin this pledge on a the Eko-Skola notice board.
- Ann Marie Formosa