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Environmentalists call on youth to adopt zero waste living

Environmentalists call on youth to adopt zero waste living

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STUDENTS SHOULD partake in achieving a zero waste surrounding as early as now to attain a sustainable world in the future, environmentalists from different countries told Thomasians in a forum held Thursday. “What we could do to the environment today will affect not just you, not just your children, not just their children, but eight generations,” said Jorge Emmanuel, a professor from Siliman University in the third Zero Waste Youth Convergence held at the Thomas Aquinas Research Complex Auditorium. Data from Zero Waste United States of America revealed that an average of 1.2 pounds is being wasted in the world every day. Meanwhile, the Philippines generated an average of 1.1 pounds of waste per day in 2011, a study from the United Nations Environment Programme showed. Rahyang...