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Our Environmental Club

We be kind to Mother Earth then she will return the favour.  

The May Pen Primary School’s environmental club was re-established on September 5, 2014. The school’s environmental club through its initiatives mounted signs around the school and the May Pen Market. The club organizes yearly cleanup on the grounds of the school and coastal cleanup activities as part of the Jamaican Environment Trust program. The members of the school's environmental club have participated in International Coastal Cleanup at the Palisadoes Strip, Port Royal, Barnswell Beach, Old Harbour Bay, and Rocky Point since September 20, 2014. The club launched its first cleanup activity (Chikungunya cleanup) on October 11, 2014. The following year members of the club members participated in the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (P.C.J) essay and poster competition held between February and March 2015.

In 2016 the club embarked on a yearlong project commencing on September 2016- June 13, 2017. The students were given first place award in the area of solid waste management and continued in the program from September 2017 to June 2019. The club as an ongoing garbage separation in place at the school hence, bins and recycling drums were place at strategic location on the school compound. The projects embarked on by the May Pen Primary Environmental Club have led to sittings with members of Jamaica Environment Trust, His Worship the Mayor Winston Maragh , CEO of the Clarendon Municipality Rohan Blake, representatives of the National Solid Waste Management Authority, Forestry Department of Jamaica, members of the medical fraternity and the general public. Therefore, paving the way to practical solutions that will enhance the town of May Pen and its environs.

Environmental Club School Cleanup Activities