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Tzu Chi Seremban was invited to take part in the exhibition to promote environmental protection during the International Raptor Watch event. [Photograph by Siow Yau Chu]

It was time for migratory birds to return home to the North and en route, the birds sojourned in Tanjong Tuan Recreation Forest. This drew many birdwatchers to view these fantastic birds taking their rest at this halfway home. The Malaysian Nature Society took this opportunity to organize an exhibition to promote conservation of nature and Tzu Chi Seremban was invited to participate.

On February 23, 2016, the Toyota Eco Youth team led 36 teachers and students to visit Taman Meru Education-cum-Recycling Centre in Klang, making the learning of recycling a subject beyond textbooks. [Photograph by Lai Kin Hoong]

A group of high school students visited Tzu Chi Taman Meru Education-cum-Recycling Centre in Klang. Whether actively sorting recyclables or quietly watching videos, they have definitely benefitted a lot from the programme. The school hopes that the children could acquire skills beyond classroom learning. A recycling centre not only enables students to learn recycling, but also inspires them to influence their relatives and friends to pay attention to recycling.

Tzu Chi volunteers were seen holding banners aimed at educating the public on recycling. [Photograph by Lee Shook May]

During the annual parade of Hindu deities held in Melaka, Tzu Chi volunteers took the initiative, for the fifth year in a row, to collect the recyclables discarded. Volunteers also took the opportunity to educate the public on sorting of recyclables, as well as reduction of use of disposable items.

The resources awaiting classification were piling up at Batu Berendam Recycling-cum-Education Centre, hence the pressing need for more volunteers to help out. [Photograph by Low Siew Lian]

With Chinese New Year round the corner, the recyclables sent to Tzu Chi recycling centres are on the rise. The habit of replacing old items with new ones still remains despite the fact that we are in an era of tightening our belts. People are still spending, especially on festive goods.

Led by Lee Shook May and some seniors, many volunteers at Tzu Chi Bukit Cheng Recycling Centre have changed their lifestyles and begun doing recycling at home. [Photograph by Yong Siew Lee]

Lee Shook May was a senior departmental head of an oil and gas company but she opted for early retirement to place more time and effort in environmental protection mission in Tzu Chi. She hopes to evoke changes in the mindset regardless of how insignificant it could be in the eyes of others, and endeavour to salvage the remaining.

Inspired by the “Grassroots Bodhi” programme on Da Ai TV, Granny Liang began to do recycling at home. [Photograph by Low Mai Yin]

To most of the elderly in the Chinese society, they have chosen to spend their golden years taking care of their grandchildren. But there is a granny, who in her nineties, has gone against all odds to protect the Earth joyfully.

Volunteer, Li Cai Wu shared with the audience in a lively manner on environmental protection, enabling an in-depth understanding about the disasters our Earth is facing. [Photograph by Alex Tan Ah Lek]

“Individual effort is insufficient, we must increase public awareness and appeal for more people to work hard to protect the environment. I will give my full support to promote recycling in school!” remarked student Ng Qi You who took down notes attentively. Another student, Thin Yan Xin, concurred that recycling concept and action must be passed on to future generations, to ensure continuous efforts are maintained.

Through the seminar, Ezralyn a/p Dayalan learnt how precious water is. She promised to start practising water conservation at home. [Photograph by Lee Keng Sheng]

On October 28, 2015, a group of 16 Tzu Chi volunteers arrived at SJK(C) Yu Hwa on a drizzling afternoon, to advocate environmental protection to students from Year 4 to Year 6. Through images of disasters, the students learnt about the impending danger that Earth faces, whereas the hands-on experience inspired them to treasure Earth’s resources.

Tzu Chi volunteers and guests officiated the opening ceremony by cutting a string with aluminium cans tied to it. [Photograph by Lim Poh Choo]

After months of planning and construction, the Tzu Chi Taman Klang Utama Educational Recycling Centre was opened on October 3, 2015, in the presence of 70 Tzu Chi volunteers and local residents. The recycling centre was set up on the premises of Econsave Hypermarket.

Volunteers specially prepared various types of resources to let students experience the fun of recycling through resource classification. [Photograph by Koh Poo Leng]

On the eve of Hari Raya, SJK(T) Telok Datok in Banting invited volunteers from Tzu Chi Klang to its Kempen Kitar Semula to share with 400 students on environmental protection. During the two-hour event, students gained a deeper understanding on environmental protection after learning about recycling and resource classification.

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