As part of the planned activities of the eco-campers
from Pateros Catholic School under the Project Lonely
River, Tayo ang Saver, the Recycled Christmas Tree
Contest was launched in November 2009 . Its
objective was to impart to students and teachers the
importance of recycling. The Contest, which was
open to all sections in the high school department of
Pateros Catholic School, was participated by 40
classes/sections. On 15 December 2009, three Christmas
trees made of
recycled materials were declared winners in each year
level. Cash prizes were awarded to winning entries.
In February 2010, the eco-campers from Pateros Catholic
School proposed a Program that aims to reduce if not
eliminate the use of Styrofoam inside the school campus.
The concept of the program is the use of paper plates in the school canteen and in
This was presented to and was consequently approved by the
school Director and Council.
The program for Zero Styrofoam in Pateros Catholic
School is now being implemented inside the school