Posts Tagged ‘clean and green’

Article about Clean and Green

Clean and Green is a group of volunteers who are trying to actively manage plastic waste and ensure that it gets collected and well-used, at at least one tourist location near Bangalore.

Read my article about them

click here

A simple agenda for improving our environment…I am very impressed with the way Clean and Green functions.

Another cleanup by Clean and Green tomorrow….

I had written some time ago about Clean and Green , the group of concerned volunteers which has been making periodic trips to various spots on the outskirts of Bangalore, and making an effort to pick up the plastic trash and get it recycled.

My earlier note about them was at

this post

I am glad to say that Clean and Green have continued with their efforts and since they found the local residents, the Forest Department, and Jungle Lodges and Resorts more responsive to their efforts, they are concentrating on the Muthathi and Sangam areas of the banks of the Kaveri river.

They are now involved in tapping corporate resources for several things: getting in more volunteers for the cleanups, who will also spread the message of anti-litter; using the funds that corporates can spare, to provide bins at the picnic spots, and efforts at sensitizing the visitors and the villagers on the benefits (and indeed, necessity) of keeping the area as plastic-free as possible.

clean and green presentation slide what can I do 250408 sun

Tomorrow, 26th of April 2008, with the help of Sun Microsystems , they are undertaking a cleanup of the Sangam area. There are to be about 65 volunteers this time around.


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