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Local NGO welcomes INCREDIBLE 114,000 pots as part of campaign to plant a million trees
Their mission is to create a better relationship between us and the environment

Caroline Curmi

A traditionally rural country leaning on becoming a metropolitan island, Malta’s green spaces are not exactly what you’d call abundant. Over the past few years, multiple NGOs have taken this situation in stride and continue to work tirelessly to restore the island’s countryside. One of these organisations, Saggar, is not only breaking the internet with their fresh attitude (pun intended) but also the environmental protection game.

Only yesterday, the team behind this initiative welcomed 114,000 pots to their nurseries, among other supplies, which they will use in their mission to rehabilitate Malta’s trees. The video pictures a sizeable group of workers moving multiple large stacks of pots into the nurseries. A social hub for local trees, shrubs, plans and flowers to be sown and taken care of, it is in these garden centres that the supplies are implemented into the pre-existing structure.

The year has been a very productive one for the group and it continues to be so. They have stuck faithfully to their 2019 plan, with earlier initiatives such as recycling milk cartons into pots campaign being taken on by a substantial amount of households, work places and schools.

Keep up the good work Saggar!

29th November 2019


Caroline Curmi
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Caroline Curmi
When she’s not having a quarter-life crisis, Caroline is either drawing in a café, frittering her salary on sushi or swearing at traffic in full-on Gozitan. There is also the occasional daytime drink somewhere in the equation. Or two. A creative must be allowed at least one vice.

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