17th April 2019
Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Rejo Sari, Batu Pahat, Johor
175 students from SK Seri Rejo Sari from Standard 1 until standard 6 and 17 students from Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering
A program named ‘Composting with Community at SK Seri Rejo Sari, Batu Pahat, Johor’ was held on 17th April 2019 by Group 1, 5, 10 Environmental Engineering (Section 1) students. The speaker of the program was Aqilah Zakiah bt Jahani. “Composting with Community” is a program to expose primary students and local communities about the composting method by using the food waste produced. The program is to conduct a two-way interaction between the Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering (FKAAS), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) and Sekolah Seri Rejo Sari on how the process and method will carry out to safeguard the environment while managing solid waste generated in their home and school. Not only that, the program wants to expose FKAAS students to local communities and to think critically about food waste management problems. Through this project, students were able to enhance the awareness and development of a sustainable environment for themselves and the community. Last but not least, this program also developing the ability to incorporate composting which is a part of the solid waste management program and transfer this knowledge to the community by using appropriate environmental engineering principles.