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School Competition 2019: 'Balloons Blow!  No Party for Nature'

 

Win a party for your entire class!

Birthday parties are great fun but they can generate piles of waste which include many single use plastic items such as balloons, straws, drinking cups and plates. These plastic items can end up littering our beaches and bushlands and cause many problems for our beautiful wildlife.

What goes up must come down! When balloons fall down, turtles, fish, birds, whales and other animals can get entangled in the string or swallow the balloon which then blocks their stomach and the animal starves.

Birthday parties can be low-waste without being low-fun. It’s all about getting creative and thinking ‘outside the box’! How would you celebrate a low-waste, environmentally friendly birthday party?
 
To celebrate Plastic Free July we are asking students to design a poster showing how you would avoid single-use plastics to throw a fun, environmentally friendly, balloon-free birthday party
 

To find out more and details on how to enter, see the flyer below:

Plastic Free Wollongong - Balloons Blow 2019

 




 

 
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