SURABAYA. Saturday, (04/29) Care for Teen Surabaya commemorated Earth Day with theme “Working with Trash”. The activities were filled with biocomposting materials and recycling of garbage followed by about 50 participants in MTsN 1 Surabaya.
The participants were very enthusiastic when given the knowledge of how to make good and correct compost. Biokomposting materials are presented by Boanita Susanto Putri who is a Bachelor of Environmental Engineering Science of UNAIR.
“The participants were very enthusiastic in following the activities, they dared to grim up the small pieces of material to be used and they were scrambling to know the composting process in the composter’s container,” said Boanita in her first material practice.
After the biocomposting activity, the participants were challenged to sharpen their creativity by creating creations from used goods. The material was delivered by Zulfa Husnia, Head of Creative Care for Teens Surabaya. In the material, Zulfa requires participants to change used items such as bottles, cans, straws, cardboard and plastic to be useful.
“All participants are enthusiastic with their respective concepts to make garbage look attractive and have value for use, sometimes there are participants who do not have an idea for the work, Alhamdulillah care for teens team helped them to look for ideas, so they can produce extraordinary works “Zulfia said
The activity was appreciated by Muhayati Luluk, builder of UKS MTsN 1 Surabaya. He said this activity is very positive and helps students to know how the composting process is and how to create used goods around them. He represents the school is very happy and grateful for the implementation of the activity.