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Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho Seal is extended to social entities and schools

Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho Seal is extended to social entities and schools

The "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho" (Porto Santo Without Marine Waste) Project Seal has been extended to social entities - Non-Governmental Organizations, community groups, and institutions with a social character - and schools, and is available since May 2022. With the extension, we intend to involve the entire community in the fight against the problem ...

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

Porto Santo is fighting to reduce marine waste

In the last 20 months, cleaning campaigns have been carried out in Porto Santo Island, as part of the "Porto Santo Sem Lixo Marinho " project, with the participation of about 561 volunteers, of which 352 were adults and 209 were children/youth. The increasing amount of marine litter, especially plastic, in coastal areas and beaches ...

Porto Santo School welcomes intercultural theme

Porto Santo School welcomes intercultural theme

Under the theme of cultural diversity, the 8th grade classes from B+S Professor Dr. Francisco de Freitas Branco School, Porto Santo, have developed several works, throughout this school year, with the support of various teachers. In Geography, the classes prepared works about different countries of the world, with the contribution of people from these territories. ...

Towards a Democratic School

Towards a Democratic School

The formation "Democratic Schools and Student Participative Assemblies", aimed for teachers, took place on March 4th and May 7th, at B+S Professor Dr. Francisco de Freitas Branco School, Porto Santo, and brought reflections about the level of participation of teachers, students, parents and non-teaching staff and the instruments available to them, in order to actively ...

Youth interacts with the Day Care Center and Senior University of Porto Santo

Youth interacts with the Day Care Center and Senior University of Porto Santo

On April 26th, May 2nd and 4th, , under the Action Plan “Da Escola para o Mundo – Agir, Incluir, Transformar” (From School to the World – Act, Include, Transform, the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco, carried out activities with the Day Care Center of the Fundação de ...

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

Cleaning campaign in coastal areas collects 130Kg of marine waste

On March 22, 25, 31 and April 29, four cleaning campaigns were held with the 8th-grade classes of the B+S School Professor Dr Francisco de Freitas Branco. The actions aimed to raise the students' awareness of the marine litter problem and the need to continuously promote the Ocean's protection. The activities are carried out under ...

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

Toast to everyone who protects the Oceans

On April 08, the event "A Toast to the Sea" was held at the Porto Santo Sailing Club. The initiative, aimed to fishermen and marine-tourism operators, intended to raise awareness about the environmental impact of marine waste. Marine life is the first to feel the impacts of human actions on the oceans. The effective protection ...

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

Porto Santo opens first PET packaging collection machine for Community Management

The first non-reusable plastic packaging collection machine, fully financed by commercial establishments, was inaugurated on April 11th in Porto Santo, Madeira Autonomous Region, and brings with it a reward system that aims to encourage the local community to recycle. With the aim of bridging the gaps in membership of private establishments in these state-funded recycling ...

Intercultural Easter in Porto Santo

Intercultural Easter in Porto Santo

On April 16th, on the island of Porto Santo, a lunch gathering several cultures at the table will take place entitled "Flavors of a Family Easter". The meeting consists of a shared lunch between families living in Porto Santo and foreign students from the Escola Profissional de Hotelaria e Turismo da Madeira (Porto Santo branch) ...