Presentation on theme: "EUMIND 2010-11 D.Y. Patil International School, Worli, Mumbai, India (DYPIS) Natasha Popli Renewable energy at school: E-Gurus: Om, Om save our home Group."— Presentation transcript:
EUMIND D.Y. Patil International School, Worli, Mumbai, India (DYPIS) Natasha Popli Renewable energy at school: E-Gurus: Om, Om save our home Group leader: Akanksha Singh Pranay Udeshi, Ojas Jhaveri, Ronit Ranka, Harsh Godhwani, Manav Chauhan, Kshitij Naik
Renewable energy at school: E-Gurus projects Recycling non-cell phones e-waste Recycling cell phones (e-waste) Magnetic separator working model to segregate magnetic metals from non- metals Comparison of the environmental friendliness/harmfulness of hardware found in different cell phones
What happens to our waste?
The rationale of going green: Burning household garbage releases toxic fumes dioxins & furans (cancer causing through inhalation) arsenic (cancer causing through inhalation, carbon monoxide (a poisonous gas), benzene, styrene, formaldehyde, lead (anemia, suppressed immune system, cancer) hydrogen cyanide (a known poison)
Renewable energy at school: Initiating e-waste recycling drive
Environment Actionability Training Program for Planet ke Rakhwale
What happens when you recycle E-Waste
What can be made from this?
Nokia assembly: primary school
Nokia assembly: middle & high school
Quiz How many tonnes of waste do you think Mumbai produces every year? 50,000 tonnes!!!
QUIZ How many trees do u save by recycling 1 Tonne of paper? 17 Trees
Quiz How long does metal take to decompose? 500 years
Students answered correctly during assembly
Non-cell phones e-waste pickup
Renewable energy at school: Project development Logos To tap the competitive spirit we integrated the incumbent sports day and the Dec‘ 10-Jan’ 11 recyclables collection drive to a house wise activity Houses securing the top three scores receive bonus points that provides a winning edge on sports day
Nokia recognizes DYPIS as an eco-friendly school
Renewable energy at school: PEEELO analysis Problems encountered: Could not install rain water harvesting and solar energy harvesting. No allocated time at school for EUMIND projects. Enjoyed: Big Cinemas’ field trip Enriched: ‘Recycling resources,’ ‘Eco-friendly school status by Nokia’ Events: ‘Nokia recycling quiz’ ‘Sports day go green theme’ Learnt: issues associated with failure to reduce, reuse & recycle from ‘greenpeace’ Opportunities: ‘Recycled bricks,’ ‘Comparing the environmental friendliness of hardware found in different cell phones’
Renewable energy at school: Accomplishments: Eco-friendly school recognition by Nokia Collected.... kg of e-waste Collected 10 cell phones, 9 chargers, 2 ear phones Collected 3 kgs of rubber waste
E-Gurus method credits S. No. Student’s name E-Gurus sub-project 1PranayCollecting discarded cell phones 2Akanksha S. Rubber as an alternative fuel, E-Gurus logo 3ManavCollecting discarded non-cell phones electronic waste 4Ronit R.Magnetic separator 5HarshCreating art work from discarded cartons 6KshitijOrigami workshop 7OjasResearch: Cell phones & I-Pads