Program ‘Lajutah Kitar Semula’

Program ‘Lajutah Kitar Semula’

Green Brunei News
Program ‘Lajutah Kitar Semula’ telah diadakan secara digital oleh Perpustakaan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Kampong Pandan (DBP) pada 19hb Mac 2022 sempena Hari Kitar Semula Antarabangsa. Program tersebut telah dihadiri oleh 24 orang peserta yang terdiri daripada orang ramai, ahli Green Brunei dan pegawai-pegawai Perpustakaan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Kampong Pandan. Turut hadir ialah Ahli Majlis Mesyuarat Negara, Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash’ari. Tujuan utama program ini adalah untuk memperingati kepentingan kitar semula untuk mendidik dan meningkatkan lagi ilmu secara lebih mendalam, dan memupuk kesedaran terutamanya di dalam kehidupan seharian kita. Program ini dimulakan dengan bacaan surah Al-Fatihah yg diketuai oleh Awg Mohamad Mu'iz Wafiy bin Mohamdih dari Green Brunei. Seterusnya, program diteruskan dengan ucapan alu-aluan daripada wakil Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Siti Batrisyia Cheman binti Mohd…
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Book Fundraising Campaign “Literature For Little Creature”

Book Fundraising Campaign “Literature For Little Creature”

Green Brunei News
In conjunction with World Book Day, Green Brunei is collaborating with Bruneians:Read to organise a Book Fundraising Campaign which will be held throughout the month of March, from 4th March 2022 until 30th March 2022.  The campaign will be raising money through the selling of the books and sticker packs. 100 percent of proceeds will be donated to Lucky Calico, an organisation that promotes the safety of stray animals and as well as sharing knowledge regarding animal care. The funds will help in ensuring the welfare of stray animals.  The objectives of this book donation are to encourage the public to read, whilst to educate the public on mitigating the issue of strays. The campaign will also give the public the opportunity to practice one of the 3R's as the…
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Life As A Vegan Forum

Life As A Vegan Forum

Green Brunei News
A virtual forum titled Life As A Vegan organised by Green Brunei was held on Sunday afternoon, 27th February 2022, with more than 50 participants via Zoom.  The talk involved various speakers with different backgrounds discussing their views on veganism in Brunei Darussalam, Nur Adriana Fathiah Mohd Al-Fatah, Siddharthan Pari, and Siti Zubaidah Haji Nor Hisham, shared their journey, thoughts, and experiences in going vegan and helping the event come together as a success. The forum included an opening speech for the ceremony by the Guest of Honour, Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Asha’ari, the Co-Founder of Green Brunei. In her speech, she acknowledges that the vegan lifestyle is uncommon and a new concept, especially to Bruneians. “As we all know, Brunei's population is primarily made up of…
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‘Education plays crucial role in tackling climate change issues’

‘Education plays crucial role in tackling climate change issues’

Green Brunei News
Education plays a crucial role in tackling climate change issues, Ambassador-Designate of Japan to Brunei Darussalam Maeda Toru highlighted in his speech at the closing ceremony of the Environmental Education Tour Project (EETP) yesterday. Meanwhile, Mitsubishi Corporation (Brunei Liaison Office) Country Representative Tadashi Hara shared his hope for the EETP activities to aid in spreading awareness on the environment within the nation. The ceremony began with a welcoming speech from Legislative Council (LegCo) member and Green Brunei co-founder Yang Berhormat Khairunnisa binti Haji Ash’ari. Permanent Secretary (Core Education) at the Ministry of Education (MoE) Dr Shamsiah Zuraini Kanchanawati binti Haji Tajuddin was the guest of honour. The event saw the announcement of winners of the art, e-poster and video competition, which drew participation from 300 students.Tiong Ing Hoe from Seri…
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Environmental Education Tour Virtual Workshop

Environmental Education Tour Virtual Workshop

Green Brunei News
The Environmental Education Tour (EET) Project is organised in collaboration with Mitsubishi Corporation. It is supported by the Ministry of Development, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transport and Info-communications and the Brunei Shell Petroleum Co Sdn Bhd. The project was virtually launched on 4 October 2021 and its activities include virtual workshops with secondary and high institutions. It was initially proposed as physical tours by visiting Seria Energy Lab and Tenaga Suria Brunei, however, changed to virtual workshop sessions due to the pandemic. The objective of this virtual workshop is to raise awareness on renewable energy, climate change, and Brunei's related policies through environmental education. It also aims to instil the interest amongst the youth to venture into the renewable energy industry and research on climate change.…
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Over 316kg of trash collected at Serasa Beach

Over 316kg of trash collected at Serasa Beach

Green Brunei News
Kickstarting our 8 weeks 8 beach clean up movement #PantaiKuBersih yesterday. The beach cleanup movement is organised by Green Brunei interns. It is also supported by Department of Environment, Parks and Recreation (JASTRe), Ministry of Development. Nearly 50 volunteers from University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) lend their hands to clean up the first beach, Serasa Beach. A total of 316 kilograms of trash were collected within an hour of cleanup. The trash collected comprised of 70 kilograms of plastic bottles, 128 kilograms of general plastic (cutleries, detergent bottles, candy wrappers, etc.) and 118 kilograms of other waste such as soda-cans, glass, paper food packaging, and many others. These were later disposed by JASTRe. This beach cleanup aims to raise awareness to the public on the importance of environmental cleanliness and…
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Saplings planted to promote sustainable living

Saplings planted to promote sustainable living

Green Brunei News
The Green Protocol initiative aims to help promote sustainable living in an effort to reduce the country’s carbon footprint, said Academic Manager of Institute of Brunei Technical Education (IBTE) Sultan Bolkiah Campus (SBC) Mohd Zainor bin Haji Zainal. “This year, IBTE Sultan Bolkiah Campus was able to work together with Green Brunei and Mitsubishi Corporation to conduct a tree-planting campaign across the campus. It is hoped to raise awareness and instill a better understanding on how to care for the environment as a shared responsibility for all,” he said during the campus’ Tree Planting Campaign in conjunction with the Green Protocol and Day of Action yesterday. Some 22 saplings were planted at the surrounding premise of the IBTE SBC. Chief Executive Officer of IBTE Dr Haji Mohd Zamri bin Haji…
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Planting the seeds for a greener tomorrow with GAIA

Planting the seeds for a greener tomorrow with GAIA

Green Brunei News
15 youths aged 13-17 planted fruit saplings as part of the Global Awareness and Impact Alliance’s (GAIA) monthly Youth Series programme at Kebun Tang Salangan in Kampong Tungku yesterday. The event’s goal was to raise awareness on climate change and the importance of maintaining a healthy environment for future generations. The Youth Series programme, designed by GAIA, aims to equip youth with skill sets to build resilience and self-determination for a stable future with different lessons taught through GAIA’s monthly activities. Following the tree planting, the participants will attend WIRA Camp and the Youth Leadership Summit, before finishing with the mentoring programme. The activity was also held in collaboration with local environmental organisation Green Brunei, and Brunei-Muara District Scouts Association, which have developed and maintained Kebun Tang Salangan. Legislative Council…
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Planting the seeds for a greener tomorrow

Planting the seeds for a greener tomorrow

Green Brunei News
The High Commission of India organised a tree planting event atBerakas Beach on 12 January 2022 to celebrate the National Youth Day of India as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. During the event, 75 tree saplings were planted to mark 75 years of India’s independence. Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa Binti Haji Ash'ari, Hon’ble Member and President of Brunei Youth Council, and H.E. Dayang Hajah Tutiaty Binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism (MPRT) participated with 70 people in the sapling planting. He mentioned that The Banyan tree is the national tree of India, associated with prosperity, and is considered as a wish-fulfilling tree. Touching upon the importance of the National Youth Day, the High Commissioner said, "the Indian government in 1984 made…
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Tree Planting with SCOUTS at Kebun Tang Salangan

Tree Planting with SCOUTS at Kebun Tang Salangan

Green Brunei News
50 individuals from the National Hearing Impaired (OKP) Association were treated to a recreational activity at Tasek Tang Salangan in Kampong Tungku Katok on January 1st, 2022.Photo by Brunei Muara District Scout Commissioner The activity was organized by the Brunei Muara Scouts Association (PPNBD), to mark the Day of Action (DOA) celebration and in the honor of People with Disability International Day. Photo by Brunei Muara District Scout Commissioner Credit : Persekutuan Pengakap Negara Brunei Darussalam
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