Kerala girl bags Emirates Recycling Award by managing 13,207 kg waste
Dubai: A Keralite student has been selected for the Emirates Recycling Award instituted by the Emirates Environmental Group. Niya Tony, a class 6 girl, was selected for this award after she collected and recycled about 13,207 kilograms of paper waste.
Ernakulam native Tony enrolled his daughter Niya in Emirates Environmental Group in 2015. Following this, she started collecting paper waste from her flat and those of her friends and handed over the same to Emirates Environmental Group.
Niya collected the waste by visiting all households with a trolley. With her sincere work, she was selected for the award for the third year in a row. Meanwhile, Emirates Environmental Group CEO Habiba Al Marashi said that they are proud of the pro-nature activities of children like Niya.