Environmental Education Tour to Tenaga Suria Brunei

Environmental Education Tour to Tenaga Suria Brunei

Green Brunei News
The Ministry of Energy and Green Brunei in collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation recently organised an Environmental Education Tour programme to Tenaga Suria Brunei (TSB) located in Seria. Since the start of the educational tour programme in September 2020, a total of 480 students from various secondary and tertiary institutions have participated. Group photo of Higher Education Institution students standing in front of the solar panels. The TSB plant is an on-grid 1.2 megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant commissioned in 2010 as a part of a joint project between the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam and Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan. At present, the plant contributes about 0.14% of the country’s total power generation capacity and is operated by the Department of Electrical Services,…
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Second batch of face shields donated to ministry

Second batch of face shields donated to ministry

Green Brunei News
The second batch of face shields made by volunteers from Green Brunei along with support from several communities was presented to the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Monday. Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar received the DIY face shields from Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Awang Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin. Legislative Council members Yang Berhormat Nik Hafimi binti Abdul Haadii and Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari, and representatives from Peradian Brunei and Cerita Fabrikku were also present. The initiative was spearheaded by Peradian Brunei, a community network comprising Fera Health and Nursing Care, Big BWN Project, Kunyit 7 Lodge and Simon Adinin. The collaboration with…
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Donate Blood, Save Lives

Donate Blood, Save Lives

Green Brunei News
19th March 2020, The Green Brunei team went to Jerudong Park Medical Centre to donate blood in response to the Ministry of Health's call to increase the amount of blood supplies in @bloodbank_ripas   Below are information about where and when you can do your part in donating! Donate Blood, Save Lives
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Workshop with MDians : Marine Pollution Awareness.

Workshop with MDians : Marine Pollution Awareness.

Green Brunei News
In conjunction with Maktab Duli's English festival which was held on 7th March, Green Brunei has been invited to participate a workshop. The objective of the event was to give the students the opportunity to learn and gain relevant current knowledge and skills from experts specialising in their area of interest, to allow students to learn skills such as organisation, teamwork and time management through participating in workshops, seminars and talks. It was also to spark an interest in the students through a medium outside of the learning classroom and to provide an opportunity for students to engage with relevant stakeholders to build knowledge relevant to their AS subjects and across the A' Level curriculum. Green Brunei has chosen 'Marine Pollution Awareness' as the main topic of the workshop. Watching…
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Students gather knowledge during visit to local beekeeper

Students gather knowledge during visit to local beekeeper

Green Brunei News
Some 20 third year students from Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) recently carried out a study-visit to the residence of Madu Kelulut entrepreneur Haji Abidin bin Haji Tengah to watch soap making out of Propolis Madu Kelulut in RPN Kampong Rimba. Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari as the Community Outreach Programme Supervisor also participated. Haji Abidin has been in the business for nearly six years and recently started producing soap out of the Propolis Madu Kelulut earlier this year. The visit aimed to study the basic process of making soap, know the health benefits of honey and support and promote locally produced goods. The students were taught how make the soap using organic ingredients such as propolis, Madu Kelulut, vegetable gluten and virgin coconut oil. Haji Abidin shared that the soap is suitable for people with eczema or…
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National Day Cycling Event

National Day Cycling Event

Green Brunei News
1st March, Green Brunei joins a booth at National Day Cycling event with aim to increase awareness on environmental issues. These includes providing water stations in order to reduce the use of plastic bottles and games on how to do proper recycling, what are recyclable and non-recyclable items. [caption id="attachment_1887" align="aligncenter" width="533"] Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari and Green Brunei members taking selfie photo with His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.[/caption]   [caption id="attachment_1881" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Green Brunei's Booth.[/caption]
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Fridge door, fences among garbage collected from Berakas Beach

Fridge door, fences among garbage collected from Berakas Beach

Green Brunei News
    Eighty-five bags of trash weighing 289 kilogrammes were collected during a beach cleaning activity at Berakas Forest Reserve Beach organised by Green Brunei and the students under Discovery Year Unit Community Outreach Programme of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Sunday. Among the waste collected were plastic bottles, a fridge door and fences, a press release stated. The clean-up was carried out to raise awareness regarding environmental cleanliness and to show the importance of proper rubbish disposal. The activity started at 7.30am and ended at 10am. Some 102 volunteers took part in the campaign to pick up rubbish along the coastline of Berakas Forest Reserve Beach which spanned about one kilometre. UBD student Khairun Nurafiqah binti Haji Ahim who is undergoing Community Outreach Programme with Green Brunei said, “I…
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Call for Volunteers : Kempen Bandarku Bersih

Call for Volunteers : Kempen Bandarku Bersih

Green Brunei News
    Calling for volunteers to take part in Green Brunei's Kempen Bandarku Bersih city cleanup in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam's 36th National Day Celebration!   Activity: Cleanup Date: 23rd February 2020 (Sunday) Time: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Venue: Bandar Seri Begawan Registration link: http://bit.ly/bandarkubersih2020   More information will be shared prior to the event day via WhatsApp.  
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Green Brunei organised “Marine Pollution Awareness” workshop at the Turkish Embassy

Green Brunei organised “Marine Pollution Awareness” workshop at the Turkish Embassy

Green Brunei News
Our students under Green Brunei organised a workshop titled "Marine Pollution Awareness" this morning which was attended by mostly UBD environmental students.   The workshop was held at the Turkish Embassy in Brunei. This as part of the Turkish Embassy's awareness increasing event on environmental pollution and the underwater photo exhibition. [caption id="attachment_1841" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Some of the exhibition set up by the Turkish Embassy[/caption] The students did a series of activities which included watching a video about Marine Pollution, a think-pair-share session, some quizzes and a tour lead by Ms. Cecilia Lee showing a gallery of her scuba diving experiences! [caption id="attachment_1846" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Ms.Cecilia giving a Tour of her Scuba Diving Experience Exhibition[/caption] (more…)
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Coming Events: Beach Clean Up

Coming Events: Beach Clean Up

Green Brunei News
  Green Brunei will be organizing first Beach Clean up for 2020 on Feb, 09 (Sunday). Volunteers are welcome to join. Registration through the link : http://bit.ly/berakasbeach   Venue: Berakas Beach Time: 07.30- 9.00am   Bring your own water (preferably in reusable bottles) and gloves!      
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