Radios donated by FREEPLAY ENERGY




FREEPLAY WIND-UP
competition results

The three winners who each receive a Freeplay wind-up radio are:


Ely L. de Camargo, from Brazil

Her suggestion was: I believe environmentally damaging waste could be reduced if we generate less waste, tax, educate and comply with laws such as cleaner technology.



Valentine Nyando, from Cameroon

His suggestion was: I believe environmentally damaging waste could be reduced if we cut down waste, re-use and recycle materials, take care when disposing substances, and lobby government.



Apinya (Surapee) Silpvisuth, from Thailand

Her suggestion was: I believe environmentally damaging waste could be reduced if waste is managed properly and cleaner production and eco-efficiency are strengthened and exercised worldwide.



The three runners up are: Florence Reed, from the United States of America
Leticia Alpushe Gual, from Mexico
Haritiana Zo Ratsimandisa, from Madagascar


The three first prizes of Freeplay S360 wind-up radios, the use of which produces no wastes, were donated by Freeplay Energy, and the three runner-up prizes were solar-powered calculators.

Entries were received by SMI, PO BOX 119, PIN GREEN, STEVENAGE, HERTFORDSHIRE SG1 4TP, UK, or basel@ourplanet.com no later than 15 March 2000.

The winner and runners up were chosen by a panel consisting of UNEP’s Executive Director, its Director of Information, and the Editor of Our Planet from the entries received. The decision of the judges is final.

This competition was closed to all those working for UNEP, Banson, Words and Publications, SMI, Freeplay Energy, Splash Communications, and all other companies associated with the production of Our Planet magazine and their families. A full set of rules is available on application from basel@ourplanet.com





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