BEIJING, 20 Sep — A training program was held at the Pakistan Embassy College Beijing (PECB) to teach students about recycling kitchen waste and encourage them to contribute to sustainable development.
The China Soong Ching Ling Science and Culture Center for Young People organized the training program, according to Chin.org.cn Sunday.
Zhao Jun, director of the center’s general office, said the event was aimed at helping children raise awareness and skills needed to adapt to a changing world so that they can make a greater contribution in the future. can lead to social progress.
Gao Xin, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Youth Program Officer, explained the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to PECB students.
Luo Wenhai, associate professor of the College of Resources and Environmental Sciences at China Agricultural University, gave a lecture on the damage that kitchen waste damages to the environment and how to turn waste into valuable compost.
The center donated fermentation buckets to the school, which can convert the collection of organic waste into nutritious compost and fertilizer.
According to the PECB’s official website, the school has 450 students, of whom nearly 40 percent are non-Pakistani belonging to about 56 different nationalities.