Environmental project of the CJD youth village Offenburg by UNESCO and dm nominated with “The water at the bottom go RELOADED” is the environment class of special vocational school nominated for an award in the amount of 1,000 euros by dm-drogerie markt youth village for Offenburg in the CJD and the German Commission for UNESCO. In the impressive environmental project, the young people on their own build a high pond, which can hold up to 12 cubic meters of ground water. The collected water is used for irrigation of the school garden, as well as the biotope. The competition “ideas initiative future” promote dm-drogerie markt and the German Commission for UNESCO numerous projects, advocating for a Livable World of tomorrow. DM provides for this purpose more than 1.5 million euros. The best projects were evaluated by a jury made up of experts from dm and the German Commission for UNESCO as a sustainable present themselves until January 26, 2011 in a dm market in their region. Voting card customers there can votes for their favorites.
Anyone who presents his idea, receives 250 euro. Funding increases to 1,000 euros for the project with the most votes. The environment class of special vocational school in the CJD Jugenddorf Offenburg was successfully nominated and presented in these days a self built model of their project in the dm market in Berghaupten. With the predecessor project “The water on the ground go”, had the former environmental class 2009 successfully in the competition by dm-drogerie markt and UNESCO participated. While young people in the school garden had defeated a well and built a wind turbine that drives the pump. Now the “RELOADED” project aims to collect funded ground water and use to pour the flower and vegetable beds, as well as for the wetlands.
Also is the new high pond with various water plants and an asset to the already very beautiful school garden of Offenburg youth village equipped domestic fish species such as Roach and Gudgeons. Currently, the excavation for the pond, runs naturally without the use of heavy machinery. In a neighbouring Municipality will then obtain the required lumber for the Mount of the pond directly from the forest CJD employees Peter Bissert project team. Then, the young architects in a local shop want to opt for an environmentally friendly pond liner. “When everything is ready, we invite an Offenburg kindergarten to a ‘waterproof'” Peter Bissert promises. Also the high pond at the annual open day of CJD will be presented on May 7, 2011 public youth village Offenburg.