Getting the best out of waste is the most imperative way one can contribute to the environment and to the whole human race. Making the best out of waste has been a part of human life since the early ages. Best out of waste is a thing method from which we make different things from waste materials which are generally discarded from use. Materials which are prevalently used for such activity are newspapers, cords, threads, disposables, candy sticks, buttons, cardboards, recycled bulbs, old furniture, mirrors, sequences, CDs, Cartons, glass bangles etc. It is creating something useful out of waste things. This concept has global significance and so has an educational value too.
The School of Education, Galgotias University, as part of Drama and Art in Education practicum course organized a workshop for B.Ed. third semester students on &lsquoBest out of Waste&rsquo on 13th September, 2019 in the university premises. The workshop was organized to develop the concept and need of recycling that is making use of waste material to create something new, creative and useful item. B.Ed. students showcased their talent and creativity by creating beautiful artifacts from waste materials. It was a group task comprising of two students. Waste materials like newspapers, old glass bangles, CDs, sweet box, cotton, mirrors, sequences, cartons, candy sticks, plastic water bottles, etc. were used to make creative artifacts that have practical utility. Vases carry bags, decorative pieces like flowers, photo frames, scenery, table organizer, pen holders, wall hangings etc. were prepared using discarded materials.
In the workshop students learnt that waste material can be used to create useful and beautiful things by recycling. Students were sensitized how making things out of waste can contribute in reducing consumption of materials, energy, and save money. This very concept of conservation and recycling waste materials can open many vistas to make and save money, conserve and protect environment.
B.Ed. students of School of Education, Galgotias University took this tiny but sincere step towards environment conservation by recycling waste materials.
This workshop was conducted by the Dr. Ishrat Naaz, Assistant Professor, School of Education, Galgotias University.