Environmentally Friendly ActivityDate: 2006-7-15 Writer: Woodpecker |
With the coming of the Olympic Game in 2008, building basic facilities is speeding up. But, if we take personal quality into consideration, there is still a lot of work we should do. As we can still see poor behavior such as spitting, dumping rubbish everywhere. According to health authorities’ survey figure, there are 5.76% people who are infected by the hepatitis B Virus (HBV), and the possibility of being contaminated with this virus is 45%. People who often keep a not very far distance from the blood and secretion of someone who are suffering from hepatitis B will easily get the same disease. The saliva can spread the pulmonary tuberculosis, pneumonia and flu. A mouthful of saliva contains several hundred thousand of bacterium. If we spit in pubic and the saliva become dry, it will move with the wind and dust. This will cause the spreading of pathogenic bacteria, especially tubercle bacillus. It is extremely possible that the epidemic disease will spring up. Maybe the devil-crown-shaped virus get the hotbed through spitting, which someone kept as a part of their life, open a welcoming door for the virus of Sars.
For a person, he doesn’t think spitting will make such kind of trouble and really doesn’t de the poor behavior in purpose. However, for the public, it maybe means the infecting of epidemic disease. This is the example of “Mouth give birth to disaster.” Spitting is not only uncivilized and immoral, but also ignorant and backward. It plays a disgusting role in the public hygiene. Propagates the pathogen of infectious, dose harm for people’s health. Not until another Sars visits us, we will try to stop and fine. It’s late.
In the pubic place of a city, some surveyors find the track of sputum in the bus station, near the sidewalk, on the step, public square, overpass. What’s more, some refuse bins are fenced by crowded track of sputum. Saliva, waste from a moving private car are flying in the wind is not unusual. Such behavior is not simply a killer to people’s heath. Meanwhile, it destroys the image of a beautiful city.
The purpose of we becoming volunteers and cleaning the city: Keep the city beautiful and tidy forever; Do not see the waste dumped everywhere, the track of sputum any more; Stop and persuade the people who do this; Give someone a lesson by our own activities. When the above poor behaviors fall into our sight, we will stop them immediately. Everyone will participate in. And the people who spit will realize they are in criticizing embarrassment. As soon as they behave badly, people will stand out and criticize. Just imagining, we can find everyone is the defender of the civilized manner.
In the 20th century, America and Singapore held campaign to stop spitting. It proved that the effect was apparent and delighted. And the government of Singapore made a law especially about it. In China, people should take different action according the current situation. People should be given a channel, through which the most can join in and make someone who spit in public turn into the different one who stops others. In this way, they set an example with their own conduct and finally achieve the goal of cleaning the city. What’s more, we will encourage people to smile, treat others politely, keep quiet in public, cross the road when the traffic light is green. Before the Olympic Game in 2008, we should help people get rid of the corrupt customs, and let everyone in the country participate in. In the background of the Olympic Game, keeping step with the guideline of the government document, we should have the civilized manner carried out everywhere.
From May to November in 2006, we have organized 15 activities and managed to stop spitting, dumping waste on the street. Besides, we also prevent uncivilized behaviors, such as taking off the shoes and barefoot, walking around with bare arm and taking a napping in the public facilities. What we do have published on The Evening of Beijing, The Youth of Beijing. People can get it in the sixth edition on 16th May, the fourteenth edition on 18th July, on 31st August and on 8th November of The Evening of Beijing, and the C4 edition on 31st July of The Youth of Beijing.
First, we hope the university students and workers can take part in on weekend. Then we will recruit someone retired or unemployed. Certainly, they must be responsible. They will appear in every street. Different group take charge of different area’s work. People can see our volunteer in every community.
We have won great support and only little hold a indifferent attitude on it. Now, what we do has gotten attention and support from the government and society.
Our work: Convince people to stand in line, stop spitting, dumping waste, speaking loudly, crossing the road as the traffic light is red. In addition, we help people get rid of uncivilized behaviors, such as walking around in bare food or arm. Try to treat everyone around us in a polite way with a smile, obey the civilized manner voluntarily.
The symbol: Green Woodpecker (Once you wear it, you are the god who protect the city’s forest.)
Be a civilized inhabitant of Beijing; be a civilized citizen of China.
The Green Woodpecker is looking forward to your coming!