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    Informed them about daily single use plastic products, their degradation period harmful effects and alternatives created from that waste

    Ecological imbalance is one of the major concerns nowadays and as a result we already witness unseasonal rains, storms and other natural calamities affecting the environment and people. This is the high time now to think seriously about taking steps to save the nature for the future generations to come. The Global ecosystem imbalance is the biggest challenge that the world is facing and it is essential that the upcoming generation are informed, ignited & inspired to brainstorm for the solutions.

    ‘Plastic Pullers’ is one such initiative which interestingly involve students through innovative activities based on Reduce, Reuse, Refuse and Recycle Single Use Plastics – One of the biggest hurdle in maintaining ecological balance”, said Rangam Trivedi, The Founder of Bhavya Bharat Foundation.

    Plastic Pullers consists of activities such as Survival rule, Plastprints, Trash Art, 1 week Plastic breaking challenge, Ecoster & Ecoussion which aims to inform the students about the Global challenges regarding environment, Ecological balance, Plastics & its alternatives, unorganised single use plastic waste, ignite them to take a step forward to reduce carbon footprints. “Our 1 step = 130 crore steps towards global betterment as we inspire them to brainstorm for creating best opportunity out of waste for New India and be a ‘Plastic Puller”, said Prachi Vyas, The Convener of Plastic Pullers.

    The students of the schools were informed about daily single use plastic products, their degradation period and harmful effects as well as their alternatives and opportunities which can be created from that waste. The students were also informed about ecological balance by forming a food web and harmful effects due to SUPs as well as the GLobal scenario of waste management challenges and harm to marine life. 

    Workshops on making vertical gardens, Eo-Tower & Irrigation system out of PET bottles, cloth bag making & paper bag making were conducted as well as mosaic art out of bottles caps were conducted in which students participated enthusiastically.

    This initiative aims to support for the sustainable development goals to transform the world by United Nations, namely Goal 11 (Sustainable cities and communities), Goal 12 (Responsible consumption and production), Goal 14 (Life Below Water) and Goal 15 (Life On Land) as well as to support the millennium development goal 7 to ensure environmental sustainability by UNICEF India. 

    It also looks forward to promote plastic credits, extended producer’s responsibility and circular economy for proper waste management of single use plastic as guided by the United Nations. It also aims to empower through repurpose of single use plastic. This initiative is taken up in collaboration with department of environmental studies, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

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