Cork students win a Young Environmentalist Award from ECO-UNESCO

A group of Leesiders have won the overall senior category at this year's national Young Environmentalist Awards

The Young Reducers from Davis College in Mallow placed first, ahead of a record-breaking 500 applications.

Now in their 21st year, the Young Environmentalist Awards hosted by ECO-UNESCO recognises the efforts made by young people aged 10 to 18 years old across Ireland who have worked towards improving the environment.

The Young Reducers from Davis College won the overall senior category alongside the senior waste category for their efforts to reduce single-use plastics in their school.

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