(Little Things for Mother Earth)
SCORP CIMSA FK UNPAD
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Environment Agency noted an increase in the volume of waste. Based on our pre-project assessment, from 104 respondents, 70.2% did not know how to reduce plastic use, 83.7% had insufficient knowledge of environmental pollution due to energy use, 54.8% of the community produced household waste stairs over 1 kg a day, and 68.3% shopping via online 1-3 times a month during a pandemic. To solve these issues, SCORP CIMSA FK Unpad designed LIFE (Little Things for Mother Earth) with four main events held in 30 days. The main events include Grand Opening, 30 Days Challenges, Webinar, and Talk show. LIFE was held to raise awareness and be the initial step for implementing a sustainable lifestyle in the general public and society's life.
Before the event started, our members' online training was held on November 10th, 2020, about plastic waste. The trainer was a human rights trainer, Adit. The grand opening was held on November 6th with dr. Rayhan Maditra, founder of MakoTalk as a guest. We talked about breaking bad habits and improving mental health with a sustainable lifestyle.
Immediately after the grand opening, on December 8th was the start of weekly challenges. Each week had a different topic for its challenges, which are, in sequence: Plastic Waste, Clothing, Energy Saving, and Food Waste. In the 2nd week, on November 21st, we held a Talk show through Live on Instagram with Intan Anggita Pratiwie, co-founder of Setali. The discussion topic was "Trendy, Cheap, and Polluted: How Fast Fashion is Killing the Environment."
In the 3rd week, on November 28th, we held a webinar discussing “Sustainable Lifestyle: Heal Ourselves to Heal the Earth” with Amarilla Widi Ramadhany, ASEAN Youth Organization Ambassador, and Diky Wahyu Lubis, Head of Community & Campaign Specialist #SayaPilihBumi, using Zoom and Live on Youtube. At the end of 30 Days Challenges, a ground campaign was held by 30 Days Challenges participants in their own homes. After the activity is over, we donate trees through the Lindungihutan foundation.
With the activity ended, we hope that SCORP CIMSA FK Unpad members, participants, and the community can continue these positive daily habits to grow awareness and enthusiasm to protect our beloved earth.
“No matter how small you start, start something that matters.”
— Brendon Burchard