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December 15, 2018

Student Organization: GIN saigon

Start/End date: March 16th ~ 18th

Description: GINSaigon 2018's theme was “Envisioning Arcadia,” a call to all participants to imagine an ideal world in which our current global issues have ceased to exist.

Purpose/Mission: Our mission was to explore solutions to specific topics like Sustainable Lifestyles, Food Waste, Robot Revolution, and much more within three days.

Process & Reflection:

Day 1 -...

August 14, 2018

Remember the beginning of the summer when we sent out interest forum?

We got numerous responses, but now, this is the REAL opportunity to submit and share your eco-projects at the Grass Roots Youth Summit that is coming up this October! Follow the steps below to share your project at the Youth Summit. 

  1. Fill in the 'SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT' Form to be part of the project presentations.

  2. Read the Project Submission Guid...

June 5, 2018

Student club/organization: Global Goals Club

Start/end date: 2018 June 5

Description of project:

The Global Goals Club is a club at BIS that focuses on two different Sustainable Development Goals every year. This year they have focused on 'Responsible Consumption and Production' and 'Sustainable Cities and Communities'

Purpose/Mission:

The Problem:

Thao Dien is a very busy area in HCMC in terms of both the amount of people in the s...

Student club/organization: Grass Roots Network, clubs from five different schools, namely EcoSSIStem Club (SSIS), Go Green Go Clean (ISHCMC), Global Goals Club & GreenR Minds Club (BIS), ESCA13 & Clean Up Vietnam (CIS) and Project Planet (AIS).

Start/end dateOn 19th April 2018

Description of project: The US Consulate’s American Centre hosted their first annual Earth Day event and enlisted Grass Roots Network to organize the pa...

May 29, 2018

The Youth Summit is approaching! 

Check out our event information here:

As you can see, we have selected the theme for the 2018-2019 Youth Summit:

ARE YOU A:

established, struggling, or aspiring student club

student driven towards environmental action

environmental club advisor / teacher

green NGO / business / startup

SEEKING:

tangible support

access to local knowledge

realistic project ideas and inspiration

resources and partners to supp...

May 23, 2018

Student club/organization: Grass Roots Youth Summit 

Start/end date: 2018 ~ 2019

Description of project: We are currently in the midst of planning our very first Grass Roots event in February. 

Purpose: The Youth Summit will be a convergence of student environmental leaders from different schools, where we will be able to collaboratively design and commit to realistic and tangible environmental resolutions for the upcoming y...

Student Organization: Project Planet 

Start/End date: April 19th  - April 23rd 2018

Description: Firstly, we had a sale of the first-ever GIN t-shirt. Those shirts sold like hotcakes. Secondly, we collaborated with our school’s food caterer, Viva Food, to not use plastic on the 19th and 20th of April. On those two days, no plastic straws, cups and disposable plates were in sight. Large pieces of paper were being rolled as a subs...

March 25, 2018

Student club/organization: Go Green Go Clean, the environmental club at ISHCMC led by Huong Bui and Vivek Mallik.

Start/end date: 2018, March 25th

Description of project: Plastic Bottle Bricking

Purpose/mission: Our purpose was to reduce the school's ecological footprint. 

Process of creation/launch: 

How do you make a brick out of plastic bottles?

1) With the plastic bottles that we collected, we divided ourselves into groups to g...

March 2, 2018

Student Organization: Go Green Go Clean, an environmental club at ISCHMC

Start/End date: ongoing 

Description :  Almost all the everyday shopping from clothing to food provides a plastic bag in handy. It’s a convention that we’ve developed without taking into consideration the consequences it makes. Sure they are convenient and cheap, but in the end of the day, we throw them in the trash where they will never dispose and pollute...

February 25, 2018

Student Organization: Collaboration between RMIT students from the School of Communication and Design and the local NGO Vietnam Sach va Xanh, “Green Turtle Army”.

Start/End date: On Wednesday, December 13th

Description: Grassroots Network was invited to attend the launching event of the new app “Anh Hung Rua Xanh” (or “Green Turtle Hero”).

The concept is based in the traditional Vietnamese legend of “Long Quy” -- an ancient turtl...

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